The Rise and Fall of Timberland

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There’s a high chance that you have come across Timberland shoes while out shoe-shopping. The first Timberland shoe, introduced in 1973, was actually targeted for outdoors-men and blue-collar workers. The Swartz brothers, Herman and Sidney, designed the shoe to be sturdy and water-resistant. The build quality was such that it was even sold in army-navy stores. Nowadays Timberland offers a range of outdoor footwear and apparel. But…