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Horror Stories From Working in Sneaker Stores | The Complex Sneakers Show

Horror Stories From Working in Sneaker Stores | The Complex Sneakers Show

Horror Stories From Working in Sneaker Stores | The Complex Sneakers Show

Ever seen someone try to return a pair of fake sneakers at Foot Locker? Or witnessed sneaker theft in real time? On the latest episode of the Complex Sneakers Show, cohosts Matt Welty and Joe La Puma relive their past lives as sneaker salesmen with tales of avoiding district managers, showing up late, and wage theft lawsuits. Also in the episode: Brendan Dunne’s report on the Adidas Yeezy release plan pause, the purported Lil Yachty x Nike collab, the sneaker scene in the UK, and a lot of Nike Air Max Plus/TN talk.

CHAPTERS:
0:00 – 1:31: Host intros
1:32 – 3:22: JLP’s Trip To England
3:23 – 4:04: The Nike Air Max Plus/TN
4:05 – 8:34: Sneaker Stores in the UK
8:35 – 11:38: Nike Air Max Plus “Hyper Blue”
11:39 – 12:39: Happy Birthday Drake
12:40 – 17:26: Sneakers Scene in the UK
17:27 – 20:08: The North Face x Undercover Collab
20:09 – 22:08: Sneaker Cam
22:08 – 23:27: Nike x Cactus Plant Flea Market Rollout
23:28 – 25:34: Lil Yachty x Nike Rumors
25:35 – 28:11: Selling Fakes at a Consignment Store
28:12 – 32:31: Returning a Pair of Fake Sneakers
32:32 – 37:33: "Damaging Out” Shoes
37:34 – 42:45: District Manager Visits
42:46 – 47:09: Foot Locker Wage Theft Lawsuits
47:10 – 56:18: Yeezy Releases Paused
56:19 – 58:19: NBA Opening Week Tunnel Sneakers
58:20 – 1:00:48: FSR Farewell Season
1:00:49 – 1:02:22 Adidas Samba takeover
1:02:23 – 1:06:04: Taylor Swift + Travis Kelce Sneakers
1:06:05 – 1:07:46: Condolences to Christian and Michelle Deaton
1:07:47 – 1:08:07: Outro

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