Founded in 1944, the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America
(FDRA) is the oldest, largest, and most effective footwear trade
association in the U.S. It represents the full breadth of the footwear
industry, supporting more than 100 companies and over 200 brands, from
research, design and development, to manufacturing and distribution, to
retailers selling to consumers all over the globe. What FDRA does is
simple: It advocates for lower costs for consumers, allowing its members
to sell more shoes and create jobs.