Wednesday, February 02, 2011
DANSKO RECOGNIZED FOR DESIGN EXCELLENCE
High Five! Women’s comfort leader accepts fifth straight Footwear Plus Award
West Grove, PA: Dansko is proud to accept the 2010 Footwear Plus Award for Design Excellence in the Women’s Comfort category. This is the sixth time Dansko has won the award in the last seven years.
Footwear Plus winners are voted on by a broad range of footwear retailers, both independent and national.
“Congratulations to Dansko on winning another Plus Award,” stated Greg Dutter, Editorial Director of Footwear Plus magazine on the company’s fifth consecutive win. “A combination of strong designs, proven comfort constructions, dependable service and a commitment to conducting business in a socially responsible manner is a winning formula with retailers.”
Essential to Dansko's success are close partnerships with their customers, constant innovation in design, and staying true to their comfort roots. Dansko places high value on its retail partnerships and strives to build mutually successful businesses.
“We are deeply honored to once again take home the prize for design excellence in women’s comfort and we extend a huge thank you to all our retailers for their continued support,” said Dansko co-founder and CEO Mandy Cabot. "Our long-standing mission is to be our stakeholders' favorite—our consumers' favorite shoes and our retailers' favorite brand. And winning this award is a major milestone in that direction."
Dansko is an employee-owned company, operated by its founders, wife and husband team Mandy Cabot and Peter Kjellerup and their 173 employees. From its headquarters in Pennsylvania, Dansko shoes, boots, sandals, socks and healthcare apparel are distributed to over 2,500 premium U.S. and international retail locations.
"Based on a record order book for 2011, strong initial sell-throughs at retail, and the extraordinary efforts of our sales, marketing, product development, and customer service teams, we are looking forward to what should be another record year," said Cabot.
The award was presented on February 1, 2011 during the FFANY show in New York. This is the 11th annual Footwear Plus Awards.
Established in 1990, Dansko has been a leader in providing all day comfort footwear, socks and apparel while standing at the forefront of ethical business practices. Founded by husband and wife team Mandy Cabot and Peter Kjellerup, Dansko is an employee owned company based in Pennsylvania. You can find Dansko products at over 2,500 premium US and international retail locations. For more information visit dansko.com