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December 30, 2013

He started his career in the petrochemical firm his father founded, but when Ben Walters, 38, moved to Shanghai to set up an office he started a rather different business – selling sneakers based on the classic Chinese construction worker’s Liberation shoe. 

He started his career in the petrochemical firm his father founded, but when Ben Walters, 38, (pictured, right) moved to Shanghai to set up an office he started a rather different business – selling sneakers based on the classic Chinese construction worker’s Liberation shoe.

January 28, 2013

A next-gen member of the famous Clarks shoe dynasty felt the weight of responsibility of the family business. He’s met that head on by his own entrepreneurial efforts – making shoes.

Galahad Clark, 36, is a seventh-generation member of the Clarks dynasty and the founder of Vivobarefoot.

September 6, 2011

Family-owned shoemaker Clarks saw a strong rise in pre-tax profits and sales, as the company consolidates its position in the European and US markets. 

Family-owned shoemaker Clarks saw a strong rise in pre-tax profits and sales, as the company consolidates its position in the European and US markets.

Clarks’ profits increased above the £100 million (€113.8 million) mark in its last financial year up to end of March 2011, according to accounts filed at Companies House and seen by the Sunday Times.

March 10, 2010

Galahad Clark’s ancestors have been making shoes since the 1830s. You could say he’s following in his forefathers’ footsteps with his new venture. It’s just he’s doing it without any shoes on, writes Claire Adler

Galahad Clark's ancestors have been making shoes since the 1830s. You could say he's following in his forefathers' footsteps with his new venture. It's just he's doing it without any shoes on, writes Claire Adler.

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