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The Top 10 Fastest-growing DTC Shoe Brands

Every footwear brand wants to succeed in the direct-to-consumer (DTC) market. Brands like Nike, Adidas, and Crocs want higher profit margins and greater control over brand distribution. In fact, these brands and others like them are ending partnerships with different wholesalers to focus on key accounts and these DTC consumer channels.

Using Charm data, we outlined the top 10 fastest-growing DTC shoe brands right now.

The Top 10 Fastest-growing DTC Shoe Brands provided the breakdown information for each of the companies in this article. is a leading eCommerce intelligence platform for prospecting, brand research, and accessing vital contact information for key players in each of these companies.

1. Nike

Nike’s mission is to bring inspiration and innovation to every person in the world. Since 1972, Nike has aimed to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion using innovative and sustainable materials and methods to make an environmental impact. They are the world’s largest supplier of athletic shoes and apparel.

2. Crocs

Advertised as the most delightfully comfortable shoes in the world, Crocs believes that comfort is key to happiness. They are a world leader in innovative casual footwear for women, men and children. With 2.56 kg CO2 eq per pair of Classic Clogs, Crocs has a low CO2 footprint and is looking to reach Net Zero by 2030.


A Danish shoe manufacturer and trailer, ECCO was founded in 1963 by Brite and Karl Toosbuy. ECCO makes their own leather at their own tanneries and produces shoes at their own factories in order to be the leading premium brand for shoes and leather goods. ECCO products are made with ECCO waterproof or waterproof GORE-TEX technology and utilize the ECCO “Freedom Fit” — allowing your toes to move freely as you walk and fit a variety of widths.

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