Blake Mycoskie

2 TOMS wins over water partner, takes on coffee business

TOMS CEO Blake Mycoskie took the stage at the South by Southwest Festival last week to make a big announcement. The man behind the company that has pioneered the one-for-one model through its sale of shoes revealed the company’s new venture: coffee. The sky blue label with a white stripe,…

1 Update: Shoes vs. Dignity Day

I noted earlier that today there would be a battle between a high-profile charitable organization, TOMS Shoes, which (sort of) donates shoes to poor people around the world and a gang of cranky development experts, aid workers and others who think TOMS’ shoe donation scheme is worse than ineffective. Today…

6 Call for a Day Without Shoes & Without Dignity

Next week, on April 5, is a day when the humanitarian cobblers at TOMS Shoes call upon folks around the country to participate in a Day Without Shoes. Here’s what TOMS Shoes’ founder Blake Mycoskie’s says in the Huffington Post: I think sometimes we forget what we have, and occasionally…