Allbirds, the San Francisco-based retailer of comfy wool sneakers, is expanding beyond shoes and getting into socks, reports Lauren Thomas of CNBC. (https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/13/allbirds-known-for-its-wool-sneakers-is-getting-into-the-apparel-business.html)
The shoemaker said Tuesday it will begin selling three styles of socks, retailing between $12 and $16, online and at its five bricks-and-mortar shops in the U.S. Like its existing line-up of shoes, the socks will be made from sustainable materials — including plants and recycled plastic bottles. And they’re
100 per cent carbon neutral, meaning there’s no net release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphereduring production.