Allbirds | Travis Boyce
In this special episode, we explore the story of footwear brand Allbirds. Guest host Karl McKeever travels to San Francisco for an exclusive interview with the brand’s head of global retail operations, Travis Boyce, to learn more about this increasingly popular shoe brand with sustainability at its heart.
Launched back in 2015, Allbirds is a booming shoe brand with sustainability at its heart. The San Francisco-based startup may only be four years old but it is already focused on building the brand worldwide. Makers of “the world’s most comfortable shoe”, it designs environmentally friendly footwear, has a burgeoning reputation for quality and is enjoying fast-paced retail growth.
In this special episode, guest host Karl McKeever travels to San Francisco for an exclusive interview with Allbirds head of global retail operations Travis Boyce. He shares the story of the footwear brand’s rapid growth, discusses the transition from its online birth to physical retail expansion, and reflects on the challenges that still lie ahead.
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