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It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe. – Muhammad Ali

SKORA, Inc, the innovative maker of premium, lightweight performance running footwear has announced a partnership with Portland-based Frank’s Garage, a creative marketing, design, and branding house specializing in the athletic, action sports, outdoor, and LOHAS markets. Together, they will build a results-driven strategy for SKORA’s brand platform, strategically aligning the brand with target consumers and retailers, creating multiple engagement opportunities and establishing the brand personality.

“We are very excited about this new collaboration,” said David Sypniewski, Founder and CEO of SKORA. “Frank is a footwear marketing firm with tremendous experience in the categories that SKORA lives in. We’ve always wanted a partner who shares our passion for the running category, but who can leverage our potential through traditional and new media marketing concepts. We’ve found that in Frank.”

Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles. – George Jean Nathan

Rubenstein Public Relations (RPR) is pleased to announce it is now representing The Mark Company, the firm’s president Richard Rubenstein announced today.

The Mark Company (TMC) is one of the nation’s premier real estate sales and marketing firms. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company represents high profile residential projects in leading markets throughout the Western United States. Founded in 1997 by President Alan P. Mark, TMC delivers a proven approach to the strategic planning, marketing and sales of new developments, ranging from luxury buildings in urban locations to mixed use properties in suburban settings.

The firm is a trusted partner to leading residential developers and financial institutions such as Tishman Speyer, iStar Financial and Bosa Development. Since 1997, TMC has closed more than 6,700 units and generated over $4 billion in sales volume for some of the nation’s most notable and successful developments including One Hawthorne and the St. Regis Residences in San Francisco, Spire in Denver, Bayside at the Embarcadero in San Diego, Barker Block and Evo South in Los Angeles, and The Martin in Las Vegas.