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Top 10 Sneaker Businesses to Watch in 2020

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LAS VEGAS, Sep 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) —
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The sneaker industry is one that is ever-changing, and in 2020 the changes are as substantial as ever. With the emergence of platforms such as StockX and the Goat App, the resell market has had a dramatic uptick in volume over the last decade, but now there is much more to the sneaker industry. There are cleaners, services to secure rare items at retail price, and even celebrity personalities within the space. Let’s take a lot at the Top 10 Sneaker Businesses to Watch through the remainder of 2020.

  1. Capital Vegas – Dillon Aguiar

Coming in at number 1 is someone who has built a million dollar business after acquiring Capital Vegas, a brick-and-mortar retail store in Las

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Story kick-starts sneaker business for Columbus teen – News – The Columbus Dispatch

Support, praise and new customers pour in for the Columbus teen who shook off the drudgery of a pandemic spring and summer with an in-home sneaker-restoration business.

Next on the to-do list for Antonio Davis, a Columbus teen who overcame his pandemic-shutdown boredom by creating a business, is learning how to ship packages.

“I gotta figure out the best way to mail stuff in and out, because now there are customers out-of-state,” Antonio said Friday.

He and his family say they have been swamped with attention and inquiries since The Dispatch wrote about the 15-year-old’s fledgling sneaker-restoration business on Monday.

“I don’t do social media, but I was being bombarded,” Misha McNeil, Antonio’s mom, said with a laugh. “People were sending me messages saying, ‘Look. This is your son, and he’s trending.’”

The East Side family heard not only from friends and would-be customers but also current and former teachers,

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Columbus teen builds sneaker restoration business amid pandemic – News – The Columbus Dispatch

Antonio Davis, like so many teens, spent the early weeks of the pandemic unsure of what to do with himself. Then he switched off the television and started a business.

Laurise Johnson did the math. As an education specialist at an East Side after-school program, she’s all about the math.

Binge-watching 16 seasons of “Grey’s Anatomy” adds up to about 60 days of television, Johnson discovered. Quite a feat, even for a bored teenager.

Johnson suppressed the urge to laugh a little. If it was true – and Antonio Davis really had devoted that much of this spring’s COVID-19 shutdown to his favorite show – then Antonio’s mom, Misha McNeil, was right: Something had to give.

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