Advertising & Brand

How The Sole Supplier Harnesses Community To Rocket Commerce And Cash In On The Sneaker Boom

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Massive interest from consumers passionate about performance footwear has pushed sneakers to the top of the hot product list. Limited edition collections are experiencing the fastest growth in the sports footwear market, but it’s not just about the product. Consumers want to celebrate the unique lifestyle we associate with sneakers, and they are congregating on The Sole Supplier to do it. The destination, which combines price comparison services with compelling content, has become the authority on sneaker news, release dates and editorial. Our host Peggy Anne Salz catches up with George Sullivan, The Sole Supplier’s CEO and Founder, to talk about the communication do’s and don’ts digital-first companies should follow to ignite shopper interest and inspire purchases. George also draws from his experience as an entrepreneur and shares the secret to achieving consistent and impressive 70% year-on-year growth. He talks about the role of personalization and automation and offers smart tips for connecting with “tribes” to drive loyalty and virality.