February 23, 2016
Footwear News kicks off a series of features that highlight each of the 9 FFANY Shoes On Sale cancer-research partners and beneficiaries. FFANY is proud to support The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), founded in 1993 by Evelyn H. Lauder. Since 2003, over $4 million has been contributed to BCRF for first step research. The article specifically details how the generous donations and dollars from the footwear industry turn into major advances in the research for a cure.
“The footwear industry has been a powerful partner to BCRF in funding critical breast cancer research, and FFANY has been at the forefront of that drive,” —Leonard A. Lauder, chairman emeritus of The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.
Retailers – it’s time to make appointments! Check out the fabulous roster of member brands participating in the upcoming New York Shoe Expo at the NY Hilton Midtown, February 6-8, and market week, February 5-9. Many NY showrooms are open all week: Monday – Friday. You can also utilize the FFANY App to download the show directory on your iPhone or iPad, available free at the App store, search keyword FFANY.
Looking to gain knowledge and skills in the world of shoemaking? FFANY is proud to partner with the experts at Arsutoria School to bring the 5-day course “The Art of Shoemaking” to Los Angeles from March 12-16. A big thank you to the Two Ten Footwear Foundation, who is offering a full scholarship ($2,500 value) to footwear industry employees looking to advance their careers through education – learn more.