Category Archives: Footwear Industry

Scholarly Sharks

Whether you’re headed back to school or simply gearing up for the season when the temperature drops with the leaves and all the food is pumpkin-flavored, we have the cozy fall gear you’re looking for!  Each of our classroom-bound employees has … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Back to School, Baller, Buy Local, Fall, Footwear Industry, Kuhl, Landsharks, Lole, Outdoor Clothing, Outdoor Retail, Patagonia, Shop Local, Small Business, TOMS, Travel, Ugg Boots, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sharks Shop Local

As you may have noticed, Landsharks is BIG on the buy local movement. We love to stand on our soapbox, using facebook and twitter to urge you to keep your cash in the community. Thanks to local first, there are … Continue reading

Posted in Ambrose, Baller, Buy Local, Footwear Industry, Graphic Design, Landsharks, Merrell, Outdoor Clothing, Outdoor Industry, Patagonia, Saugatuck Shops, Shop Local, Small Business, T-shirts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Spring Break + Shark Shopping = Happiness!

Paris. London. Maui. New Zealand. Cabo. These are the destinations our customers have been mentioning lately while loading up on fantastic goodies at the Shark. Geez…..whatever happened to Florida and South Carolina? I’m happy to say that I’ll be among the minions doing the … Continue reading

Posted in Footwear Industry, Funny, Jump Rope, Landsharks, MTV, Outdoor Clothing, Outdoor Industry, Outdoor Retail, Patagonia, Sandals, Saugatuck Shops, Spring Break, The Pro Bar, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

8 Venues. 4 Days. 7 Questions.

Customers, of which we have the best in the world, often ask us where we purchase our inventory. The answer often surprises them; Salt lake City, Livonia, Chicago, Lansing, Las Vegas, Rockford, Grand Rapids, and occasionally at home in Saugatuck. We spend many moons … Continue reading

Posted in ENK, Festivals, Footwear Industry, Landsharks, Magic, Outdoor Clothing, Outdoor Industry, Outdoor Retail, Patagonia, Saugatuck Shops, Small Business, Trade Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Head to Toe – Three All-Time Greats

The next time my lovely bride attempts to hijack my 1996 Patagonia Retro X Jacket on her way to the Goodwill Drop Box there will be bloodshed. I love them both, but the jacket has been with me since 96, and my … Continue reading

Posted in Barefoot Running, Footwear Industry, Merrell, Outdoor Clothing, Outdoor Industry, Outdoor Retail, Patagonia, Saugatuck Shops, Small Business, Smartwool | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Lost Wedding Ring, Damaged Liver, and Tour of Patagonia HQ.

For majority of my life I’ve had a sick obsession with Patagonia. You could call me an addict, a snob, or a fanatic and you’d justified. So when Tom Meier – our Patagonia Footwear sales rep – called and invited me to … Continue reading

Posted in Festivals, Footwear Industry, Outdoor Industry, Patagonia, Small Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment