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She's a Boss! Tasha Cobbs Leonard becomes owner of major shoe franchise!

Photo: Tasha Cobbs Leonard

You can now call her franchise OWNER! Gospel singer, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, just opened a The Athlete's Foot franchise in upstate South Carolina!

The store officially opened in early August 2023.

Last year, the specialty footwear chain announced that the GRAMMY and STELLAR award winning artist was the very first female recipient of their new signature program, StAART which stands for Strategic African American Retail Track.

The purpose of the StAART program is to increase African American representation and ownership within the sneaker industry, particularly through franchising.

The Athlete's Foot is a global retailer of athletic-inspired lifestyle for streetwear. Its USA headquarters are located in Atlanta, GA.

Strategic Brand partners of The Athlete's Foot include Nike, Adidas, Reebok, New Balance, Converse, and Puma.

Tasha Cobbs Leonard is also the business owner of Fritz Eyewear, TeeLee Records, and Bounce of South Carolina.

Her The Athlete's Foot store in located in Greenville, SC.

Congratulations to gospel singer and business mogul, Tasha Cobbs Leonard! Let's hope that she inspires others to become entrepreneurs!


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