Posts Tagged ‘TOMS Shoes’

Starbucks CEO Pulls a Mycoskie, Cancels Willow Creek

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has withdrawn his name from the speaking schedule at the Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit thanks to an online petition at Change.org—the same site credited with convincing TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie to issue his puzzling apology to the anti-Focus of the Family...
August 11th, 2011 | Featured, Other, Outtakes, Overheard | Read More

TOMS Shoes and Focus on the Family: A Puzzling PR Disaster

The principle is simple: buy a cool pair of shoes, and a barefoot guy (or girl) across the globe gets a pair for free. What’s not to like? A lot, if the outcry online is any indication. TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie managed to potentially offend nearly everyone a couple of days ago when he issued...
July 12th, 2011 | Other | Read More