The Rise And Fall Of Toms

9 Geg 2020
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Toms went from being valued at $625 million to having massive debt. Blake Mycoskie started the company to help people with its "One for One" donation model. However, Toms had trouble growing beyond its original product and branding.
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The Rise And Fall Of Toms

  • The idea for the brand was misguided but meant well, the problem for me was just that the shoes kinda sucked for the price

    Jimbo JonesJimbo JonesPrieš 3 val
  • Up next: the rise and fall of humanity

    Ellie CallahanEllie CallahanPrieš 10 val
  • Not surprising there was no economic moat. Lots of other companies copied tom's design and sold it for half the cost.

    HeleneHelenePrieš 15 val
  • Too expensive for not soo good looking and comfortable shoes

    BoogeyMan UnknownBoogeyMan UnknownPrieš dieną
  • I really like its style

    Coraline JonesCoraline JonesPrieš 3 dienas
  • I still wear them, they’re comfy

    Tom BoTom BoPrieš 3 dienas
  • OutSider it is amazing for girls and ladies #ixjamyex348 and me too. Thanks for sharing such a beautiful post which are giving amazing information about the high heels shoes Thanks #sarokarngo

    Sarokar NGOSarokar NGOPrieš 4 dienas
  • Bruhh those shoes wouldn't last longer than a week for a kid running around on a dirt road digging for gold in there nasal cavity

    dankaholic ignoramusdankaholic ignoramusPrieš 4 dienas
  • Tom shoes don’t last the normal shoes lifespans. The joke is they claimed they donate shoes to the third world countries who need a lot stronger shoes. I once joke about Tom needs to partner with Nike because the people there need shoes that they can use for a lot of walking and last. They do have cute designs but that about it. I got pair of Bobs, those really long last even couple years of wearing daily, they still look very good.

    David HoDavid HoPrieš 7 dienų
  • The truth is, those shoes were not comfortable to wear in a city, because the feet was pretty much physically on the ground, harsh in city streets, I assume for "softer" grounds it surely suits better. So that's another reason...

    Vera GrigVera GrigPrieš 7 dienų
  • Well if you think worth the price. Look at Crocs. A real low price to make and a high price to pay and they look terrible.

    Awakened SpiritAwakened SpiritPrieš 7 dienų
  • I always thought Toms where ugly. Almost looking like slippers.

    Karen OlmosKaren OlmosPrieš 7 dienų
  • Toms toe shape disgusted me so much I never bought them

    Strawberr YStrawberr YPrieš 8 dienų
  • I have one comfortable

    Joe Andrew AlejandroJoe Andrew AlejandroPrieš 9 dienų
  • I loved my toms but they fell apart so easily. Soles came off, got holes easily, and would smell pretty bad if you didn’t wear socks. My feet barely sweat and don’t smell. Only shoes I ever owned that held a smell like that. We’re ridiculously comfy I could sleep in them but they’re shit quality. Only ever bought one pair for a reason.

    Hannah JohnsonHannah JohnsonPrieš 9 dienų
  • These shoes were uncomfortable af

    NicolaNicolaPrieš 10 dienų
  • I never owned a pair because Vans had a similar style years before toms even came out, so I had a pair of vans, never got a pair of toms.

    ObesePuppiesObesePuppiesPrieš 11 dienų
  • Never heard of em

    Its Called TrollingIts Called TrollingPrieš 11 dienų
  • I still like the shoes but they never come out with new patterns or fabric designs and if they do they are sold only online and for 75.00 which is not worth

    Layla RequenaLayla RequenaPrieš 11 dienų
  • I wonder is Bombas Socks will follow suit

    Deckardd WizarddDeckardd WizarddPrieš 12 dienų
  • I could never afford a pair of Toms, but I think I had a knock-off pair for $12 from Ardene's at one point

    Chantal BellmontChantal BellmontPrieš 12 dienų
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    Chris EvanChris EvanPrieš 12 dienų
  • Am I the only one who’s household went from Toms to Birkenstock’s?

    Kiku AldanKiku AldanPrieš 13 dienų
  • Just come to Argentina and buy an actual pair of Alpargatas, they are like $ 5. And they are actually Argentinian, not like that ones with a fake Argentinian flag

    Bárbara BoriniBárbara BoriniPrieš 13 dienų
  • So a North American company stole the desing of the shoe that was created in Argentina and we been using for decades, put an Argentina flag on their product when they are not made in Argentina, and sold them around the world like it was their idea 🙄 taking the credit away from the actual Argentinian Alpargatas companys.

    Bárbara BoriniBárbara BoriniPrieš 13 dienų
  • Never smell a girls’ toms after she wears it (without socks).

    Call of Jury Duty: Modern InconvenienceCall of Jury Duty: Modern InconveniencePrieš 13 dienų
    • Boys- even less!

      Baiba EBaiba EPrieš 13 dienų
  • I used to own a pair of TOMS years ago

    GloomyGloomyPrieš 14 dienų
  • I forgot all about this brand until now, yep everything has its 15 minutes of fame.

    Gazooo29Gazooo29Prieš 14 dienų
  • I still will get me a pair today in 2020 I still will wear them I’m thinking bout getting me a pair as I write this comment

    jonathan prattjonathan prattPrieš 14 dienų
  • These were comfy but and lasted surprisingly long... but not long enough for that price tag

    Vlada BalinskyVlada BalinskyPrieš 14 dienų
  • I feel "and he wears Toms" would be a great punchline to a joke.

    AsylumifiedAsylumifiedPrieš 15 dienų
  • It's problem is that it was donating shoes to people who didn't need them and hurting their local economy...

    Lily PLily PPrieš 15 dienų
    • It would hurt the local shoe business because why would you buy some shoes when you can get free Toms

      Jimuel VistanJimuel VistanPrieš 14 dienų
    • How do you know that?

      Leticia MarencoLeticia MarencoPrieš 14 dienų
  • What about the local shoe makers in the areas where they give their shoes away? Do they or their local business have any involvement or do they just lose local business. Hmmmmm

    secretsquirrelsecretsquirrelPrieš 15 dienų
  • I still wear them, they're comfortable and go well with my style.

    dierckeatlasdierckeatlasPrieš 15 dienų
  • You can't compete with slave labor. It's distressing to hear a ”professional” say you have to sacrifice social responsibility for profit. Yea, Capitalism!💪

    John OrbanJohn OrbanPrieš 16 dienų
    • What does that have to do with capitalism? If it's cheaper to make them in communist china that is the fault of capitalism somehow?

      zwanzwanPrieš 15 dienų
  • The only TOMS I ever owned were flip flops and they were they most comfortable ones I've ever had!

    SmileyFace WithSunglassesSmileyFace WithSunglassesPrieš 16 dienų
  • I hope Toms doesn't go anywhere. These are the most comfortable shoes, and many of my co-workers wear them. As teachers, we are always on our feet and require shoes that can be worn with a variety of casual and professional outfits, and the variety and style of these surprisingly lends itself to both. You wouldn't think they would be as comfortable as they are since they're rather flat and don't come with fancy padding, but even as someone who has had to deal with plantar fasciitis in the past, I can wear these all day without any discomfort. The one down-side is that the canvas uppers are not as durable as leather or synthetic materials. I have to buy a new black pair (my most used pair) each year after holes appear at the heel and toe area.

    Sandy PraterSandy PraterPrieš 16 dienų
  • I love my Toms

    whataderkwhataderkPrieš 16 dienų
  • Those stupid shoes were so overpriced lol

    Sigrid AnibalSigrid AnibalPrieš 16 dienų
  • Worst and most unsafe footwear I ever wore.

    Ravenesque OneRavenesque OnePrieš 17 dienų
  • I didnt see Toms on Kids Foot in poor African countries soooo. 🤷🏽‍♂️🤷🏽‍♂️

    Sting RaySting RayPrieš 18 dienų
  • I met Blake. Very nice guy

    RyanRyanPrieš 18 dienų
  • They should have donated condoms and birth control to these countries so they stop popping out kids they can’t even buy SHOES for...

    Winter WonderWinter WonderPrieš 18 dienų
  • So you’re telling me that Toms are cultural appropriation, from MY culture. Alpargatas are not just Argentinian, they’re from Indigenous cultures all over South America.

    Nicolás SamaniegoNicolás SamaniegoPrieš 18 dienų
  • I still wear them 😒

    BlueBlue727BlueBlue727Prieš 18 dienų
  • "chances are you owned a pair of these" prime example of how removed from the world outside their bubble some people are.

    M SchlossM SchlossPrieš 19 dienų
  • Hope he never loses that smile! What a humble man!

    Herjan van AkkerHerjan van AkkerPrieš 20 dienų
  • Wish I had this music to warn me when I’m about to go broke when I be spending money 💴 💴 🔥 🔥 🔥

    Vix VillaVix VillaPrieš 20 dienų
  • expensive

    CoCo JamCoCo JamPrieš 20 dienų
  • I liked them, but they have no support, and are expensive.

    deeprose4deeprose4Prieš 20 dienų
  • Till this day I wear Toms 😭

  • My mom refused to buy these for me lol and now im happy about it. They're hideous

    Payton RoblesPayton RoblesPrieš 20 dienų
  • It’s not that comfortable anyway

    Nick LimNick LimPrieš 21 dieną
  • Strange to listen to a video like this being narrated by a child

    Aiko ShizukaAiko ShizukaPrieš 21 dieną
  • I never owned a Tom shoe

    Windy HawthornWindy HawthornPrieš 22 dienas
  • I remember this was very popular way back 2012 and I even bought a fake one cuz I can't afford an original at the time 🤣

    Dennic Von LorenzoDennic Von LorenzoPrieš 22 dienas
  • Flying up ...we fly so fast upwards and so as crushing down

    Chaileeportraits _Chaileeportraits _Prieš 23 dienas
  • Tom's never made any sense to me. Why would I spend $50-$70 on a pair of cheap shoes to give one pair to one poor kid ? I'm paying a lot of money for overpriced cheap shoes. Why not just spend the same money and give shoes to 5 or 6 kids ? The guy's heart is in the right place but he needed to think it through more.

    anastasia46anastasia46Prieš 23 dienas
  • They were super fashionable, but as every fashion, it went OUT of fashion, no one wants to wear those now... Wait 30-40 years and we can talk again

    totalynotfunny guytotalynotfunny guyPrieš 23 dienas
  • I live in a third world country and i remember getting one of these for free. I was in school and the black shoe with white socks made us look like bad ass kung fu master. I remember pretending to be Bruce Lee and kicking my friends.

    Eduardo RodriguezEduardo RodriguezPrieš 23 dienas
  • Never owned a pair.

    Jesus QuezadaJesus QuezadaPrieš 24 dienas
  • I love my Toms!! They’re cute, not that expensive, & last me forever! ❤️

    Eddie CortezEddie CortezPrieš 26 dienų
    • Like you.

      sjajsns ppopepepsjajsns ppopepepPrieš 25 dienų
  • I wore a pair everyday to school in 6th and 7th grade. (2012/2013 2013/2014)

    Tori's ASMR TinglesTori's ASMR TinglesPrieš 26 dienų
  • People would purchase Tom's for the " it's for a good cause " then they realized how much they were getting ripped and stopped

    Janet SorianoJanet SorianoPrieš 27 dienų
  • I think it is because of imitation from china. Like here in Philippines, toms sees as low quality product and even u bought original shoes still feels like class A or B.

    EverydayV LOGSEverydayV LOGSPrieš 27 dienų
  • Social issues up the A with this company always turned me off. Of the shoes are hideous.

    crezmancrezmanPrieš 29 dienų
  • Those shoes ugly. You can just donate mine and I'll pass on taking them home

    crezmancrezmanPrieš 29 dienų
  • The back side right underneath the label would always rip

    M RM RPrieš 29 dienų
  • And it’s still expensive.

    John Paul BorromeoJohn Paul BorromeoPrieš mėn
  • I didn't know he was on Amazing Race

    StuffedBoxStuffedBoxPrieš mėn
  • I like eggs

    norlens noelnorlens noelPrieš mėn
  • Alpargatas are from the Basque region, between France and Spain. They are also called espadrilles.

    SpunkymunkySpunkymunkyPrieš mėn
  • HOLY SHIT I never owned a pair partially because I always figured there give one thing was just a scam but I had no idea it cost AT LEAST $50! I don’t spend $20 on a pair of shoes!

    Kevin SherrardKevin SherrardPrieš mėn
  • Wakai is japanese toms

    Steven BunSteven BunPrieš mėn
  • Toms are terrible quality let’s be real

    your average wealthy womanyour average wealthy womanPrieš mėn
  • I never heard about this brand?

    lifematchlifematchPrieš mėn
  • Ah yes I remember my red Toms before 👌🏼

    Tricia HoTricia HoPrieš mėn
  • Way over priced!! Never bought a pair Never will.

    Jesse LopezJesse LopezPrieš mėn
  • America got the most social shoes possible like Yugoslavia had Startas at it`s best days. 8:33 Or they own the style and make it legendary, like Dr.Martens

    Ladida386Ladida386Prieš mėn
  • you pronounce Alpargata very funny

    Gustavo MontoyaGustavo MontoyaPrieš mėn
  • I have purchases ziz pairs of Tom'a alparagatas in the past 8 months and I am preparing to buy at least 4 more pairs before the end of the year. I wear them almost exclusively. I think they are beautiful in their simplicity. I prefer the white sole type. They do not hurt my feet. They in fact provide exercise for my feet. They are stylish. I do not buy other varieties. I stick with the original. I was very unhappy to learn they has financial difficulties and elated when they were given a cash infusion to keep the company going. I think you should include in your marketing the hip boomers who don't gush over Jimmie Choos, but positively salivate over Tom's alparagatas. And who will now purchase Tom's sunglasses. 😎

    Alixandrina FortisAlixandrina FortisPrieš mėn
  • Now many folk don't shop, they loot.

    ThomasThomasPrieš mėn
  • sketchers 😂 Bob? 2x shoes donated? 😂🤣😂🤣 oh someone didt that out of spite

    Soul GlowSoul GlowPrieš mėn
  • Oh OKAY, so the American went to another country where people are so vulnerable and stoled their IDEAS. A LATIN AMERICAN IDEA. This is what Americans do because they can't come up with their own creation. Never been a fan of his work.

    Francisco MartinezFrancisco MartinezPrieš mėn
  • Those shoes ruined my feet when I was 11 lmao 😂😂

    TheoTheoPrieš mėn
  • I will still buy a pair of toms ! ... I still have seven pairs

    Britteny EvansBritteny EvansPrieš mėn
  • I litterally remember that everyone in my middle school had a pair of this shoes!

    wigcanspeak toowigcanspeak tooPrieš mėn
  • It's sad how businesses have to sacrifice social responsibilty when it's supposed to be the ultimate goal. Right?!?!?!?!

    Missy MedinaMissy MedinaPrieš mėn
  • The forgotten shoe

    Panda BoyPanda BoyPrieš mėn
  • worst shoe purchase ever

    gian cheanggian cheangPrieš mėn
  • Toms is a p.o.s. co that sells sh*tty shoes w no fkn foot support whatsoever.

    Devon SanchezDevon SanchezPrieš mėn
  • Before destroying forever 21.. now, toms.. are the haters in this site related to each others.. just build your own line.. lets see how far you could go.. hmmm..

    Henry TrinidadHenry TrinidadPrieš mėn
  • Toms shoes are still one of my favorites! Its sooooo comfy and I could walk in them the whole day. One of the comfiest shoes ive worn and yet can be stylish!

    FrancesFrancesPrieš mėn
    • I agree. Its a love it or hate it shoe like Crocs, Uggs, and birks.

      sjajsns ppopepepsjajsns ppopepepPrieš 25 dienų
  • I still buy toms shoes and I hope they don’t go away ever

    Nipstur LLC BrandsNipstur LLC BrandsPrieš mėn
  • I had never heard of Tom’s shoes or like any of the brands mentioned in this video.

    Philly Snow GuyPhilly Snow GuyPrieš mėn
  • cute on women. but why in the world did so many dudes wear them? who cares if comfortable. looked hideous on men.

    One Who Is Above AllOne Who Is Above AllPrieš mėn
    • I agree its a very feminine looking shoe. Its like if a guy was wearing high heels or flats.

      sjajsns ppopepepsjajsns ppopepepPrieš 25 dienų
  • Tom's...teach people how to produce the product in their own country..small business owners helps communities grow

    melissia gummigmelissia gummigPrieš mėn
  • Toms are for 2011 hipsters that just discovered bon iver and mustaches

    BleachBleachPrieš mėn
  • Still have and regularly wear these shoes.

    MamaBearMamaBearPrieš mėn
  • I never even heard of them

    beautiful youbeautiful youPrieš mėn