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No Small Feat: Lessons on Entrepreneurship from Shoe Designer Stuart Weitzman

Stuart Weitzman is one of America’s most famous shoe designers, known for outfitting countless celebrities (think Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, and Kate Moss) but — perhaps more importantly — women across the globe who aspire to quality, class, and style. Here, he shares the lessons of his entrepreneurial adventure — which concluded with the 2015 sale of the company for $574 million — including how he built an iconic brand and formidable company in ways that departed from the conventional manufacturing model.

Speakers: Stuart Weitzman
Festival: 2018

Audio/Video: Visual

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