TOMS Shoes

Type: Company
Name: TOMS Shoes
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Story Behind TOMS Shoes

Various companies have been favoring the business tactic of "buy one, give one", meaning a customer buys the product, and the company donates an equivalent item to someone in need. However, there has been a split view on how much this really helps the ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

What Came First in Business, the Story or the Deed?

Bloomberg Businessweek published an article by Ty Montague back in September, “ Is Your Company a Storyteller? Or a Storydoer ?”After a quick scan, I determined the piece focused on storytelling in business and tweeted out the link.In a weird juxtaposition ... [Published Business 2 Community - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

On a mission for the greater good

Footwear that provides a pair of shoes to a child in need. Wood headphones that restore hearing. “Made in America” backpacks that educate children in Africa. Gunmetal whistles that promote peace in the Congo.TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie, along with ... [Published MSNBC - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Brands Need to Stop Trying to Play Hero

Illustration: Miguel MontanerDid you ever know that you’re not my hero? There. It had to be said (or sung). Consider this amusing yet pertinent disconnect in the spirit of helping brands with positioning. One of the biggest mistakes brands make in storytelling ... [Published Adweek Online - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Students, musicians team up to provide shoes for underprivileged children

Local musicians and bands played to a crowded house at Hunter’s Ale House during a benefit concert for disadvantaged children Friday night.The fourth annual TOMS Fundraising Concert was put on by the TOMS Shoes registered student organization. The event ... [Published Central Michigan Life - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Mobile 101: How your nonprofit can harness the power of mobile

By Darian Rodriguez HeymanCo-Founder & Chief Development Officer, BetterWorld Wireless According to statistics from There are 3.5 billion toothbrushes on the planet, but 4 billion cell phones. And we’re addicted to these devices: 58% of smartphone users ... [Published Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Costello discusses nonprofits

toriesEmmy-nominated journalist Amy Costello, host and senior producer of the podcast “Tiny Spark,” shared her thoughts on reporting and the nonprofit sector with Hutton Honors students Wednesday morning.“One thing I see a lot of in the nonprofit world ... [Published IDS News - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Cheap Toms Shoes 2014 Outlet Stores Online On Sale

Toms Outlettoms shoes outlettoms shoes outlet saleShop For Toms Shoe Outlet Cheap Sale ... [Published Allaboutyou.com - Mar 31 2014]
Entities: TOMS Shoes, Cheap
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Coffee can help provide clean water in Uganda

ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – Toms Shoes, the non-profit shoe company, is now getting into the coffee business. Just like their shoes, they’ll donate a portion of the proceeds from every purchase of their coffee to provide clean drinking water to parts of ... [Published Fox 2 Now - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Lululemon’s New CEO Admits: “We Let Down Our Guest A Little”

(m01229) Nothing gets a company really thinking about its past customer slights like disappointing sales numbers, huh? After Lululemon’s quarterly same store sales took a dip for the first time since 2009, its new CEO says the brand has a bit of ... [Published The Consumerist - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

We 'let down our guest': Lululemon CEO

Restoring customers' faith in the Lululemon brand remains a work in progress.After the company's announcement on Thursday that its quarterly same-store sales declined for the first time since 2009, new CEO Laurent Potdevin told CNBC that the activewear ... [Published CNBC - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

Why Is TOMS Shoes Selling Coffee?

March 27 (Bloomberg) -- Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS Shoes, explains why his company is selling coffee. He speaks with Trish Regan on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg) ... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 27 2014]

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In another article from the New York Times, "Shopping for a Better World," Sarika Bansal said, "On a recent trip to Ethiopia I met with TOMS employees, who said that shoes promote education because children are often barred from entering schools barefoot. However, when I met one of their Ethiopian giving partners, the International Orthodox Christian Charities, I learned that they distribute the shoes in schools -- to children who, presumably, already own shoes."
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WEBINAR: Digital Chic - How to Design a Fashion... [Published EON: Enhanced Online News - Apr 07 2014]
WEBINAR: Digital Chic - How to Design a Fashion... [Published CNBC - Apr 07 2014]
Students, musicians team up to provide shoes fo... [Published Central Michigan Life - Apr 07 2014]
Mobile 101: How your nonprofit can harness the ... [Published Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network - Apr 04 2014]
Why Shoemaker TOMS Is Getting Into The $100 Bil... [Published Business Insider - Apr 04 2014]
Cheaper knock-off brands are stupid and helpful... [Published Austin American Statesman - Apr 03 2014]
Costello discusses nonprofits [Published IDS News - Apr 03 2014]
The Classic Sartorialist: Spring into a new pai... [Published Lawrence Journal-World - Apr 03 2014]
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5 Secrets To Better Employee Engagement [Published Fast Company - Apr 01 2014]
10 Absolutely True Stories About Writing For Te... [Published NPR - Mar 31 2014]
Cheap Toms Shoes 2014 Outlet Stores Online On Sale [Published Allaboutyou.com - Mar 31 2014]
Lululemon to speed up global expansion [Published The Gulf Today - Mar 28 2014]
Coffee can help provide clean water in Uganda [Published Fox 2 Now - Mar 28 2014]
Lululemon's sheer pant snafu leads to dampened ... [Published FierceRetail - Mar 28 2014]
Lululemon’s New CEO Admits: “We Let Down Our Gu... [Published The Consumerist - Mar 28 2014]
Lululemon CEO sets sights on accelerating growt... [Published Reuters - Mar 27 2014]
Lululemon No Longer Wears The Pants In The Yoga... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 27 2014]
Why Is TOMS Shoes Selling Coffee? [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 27 2014]
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Food Delivery Startup Munchery Raises $28 Milli... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 10 2014]
An entree sold via the food delivery site and app, Munchery.Munchery.com Online food delivery has become big business. GrubHub Inc. and Just Eat PLC recently made public market debuts, and American upstarts like EatClub Inc., Spoonrocket Inc. and ...
Lululemon’s New CEO Admits: “We Let Down Our Gu... [Published The Consumerist - Mar 28 2014]
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Lululemon Athletica Inc surges as earnings beat... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Mar 27 2014]
TORONTO •Keen to turn the corner after a year of missteps, “humility” was the new buzzword on the lips of Lululemon Athletica’s executives Thursday, a term the sportswear retailer’s incoming chief executive used liberally during a fourth-quarter conference ...
Toms Expands One-For-One Business Model To Incl... [Published The Consumerist - Mar 13 2014]
If you’re familiar with Toms Shoes, you know that for every pair of shoes purchased from the company, it provides a pair for needy children. So what about the company’s newest venture into coffee? For every bag of coffee purchased the company will ...
Toms Shoes Wants To Sell You Coffee Now, Too [Published TIME.com - Mar 12 2014]
Toms just spilled the beans : It’s diversifying into coffee. The conscientious shoemaker announced Tuesday it has developed a coffee line that will use its sales to help provide clean water for cooking, drinking and sanitation to two billion people ...
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