Toms Shoes Criticized for Its Buy-One Give-One Approach


Adriana Herrera, CEO of Fashioning Change, questions footwear firm Toms Shoes about its one-for-one business model.

Herrera writes that Toms Shoes risks perpetuating poverty even more when it "actually needs poor children without shoes" to accomplish its marketing and business approach. Toms Shoes is a for-profit company that sells eyewear and shoes.


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