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How To Start Your Own Shoe Company

A start-up guide to designing, manufacturing, and marketing shoes.
Wade Motawi
Type: Print Book
Genre: Engineering
Language: English
Price: ₹3,000
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How to Start Your Own Shoe Company:
A start-up guide to designing, manufacturing, and marketing shoes.

Do you dream of creating a shoe brand and starting a company? In the book, How to Start Your Own Shoe Company, you follow two start-up companies from initial launch to retail sales and marketing. Both companies have a unique style, budget, and business plan. In each of the 14 chapters, a requirement or process is clearly described and you will learn how each of the two new shoe brands will best tackle this challenge. How to Start Your Own Shoe Company will guide you through creating your brand identity, legally setting up your shoe company, and registering your trademarks. You will also learn how to design and manufacture your shoes, how to find the best shoe factory, and how to go about selling your shoes.

Many other topics such as importing shoes, working with international distributors, calculating profit margins, paying overseas vendors, and necessary capital requirements will also be covered so you can get your startup moving forward right away. How to Start Your Own Shoe Company is arranged in chronological order, following the shoe company start-up process from initial design, through development, production, sales, marketing, and distribution.

There are more than 100 full-color drawings, photos, charts, infographics, spreadsheets, and sample forms to clearly illustrate the complete process. This book will help you meet many challenges and be your complete guide to making your own shoe company come to life!

12 chapters, 170 pages, 115 full-color photos, charts, and graphs.

About the Author

Wade Motawi is a veteran product design and development professional. With more than 25 years of experience in the industry, Wade has written and published multiple books on shoemaking, which sell in more than 40 countries and three languages.

After getting his degree from the University of Michigan in Industrial Design, Wade began his career designing golf bags. Since then, Wade has gained extensive experience designing and developing soft goods and hard goods for action sports including, wakeboarding, snowboarding, hydrofoiling, and kiteboarding.

Wade has worked as a Shoe Designer, Developer, Product Line Manager, Development Group Manager, Advanced Projects Group Manager, and Sourcing Manager. He has years of experience working on sports shoes for running, skating, biking, hunting, hiking, and snowboarding.

Wade has lived in Asia and travels extensively throughout China, Korea, Taiwan, and Vietnam. He makes his home in Southern California with his wife and two teenage sons. His books on shoemaking are enjoyed by students, professors, design professionals, and sneaker enthusiasts alike.

Current top-selling titles include: How Shoes are Made, How to Start Your Own Shoe Company, Shoe Material Design Guide, and Footwear Pattern Making and Last Design. You can visit his blog and connect with him for consulting and speaking services at

Book Details

ISBN: 9781945919701
Publisher: Wade's Place
Number of Pages: 175
Dimensions: 8.27"x11.69"
Interior Pages: Full Color
Binding: Paperback (Perfect Binding)
Availability: In Stock (Print on Demand)

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