Luxury Performance Footwear Brand, Athletic Propulsion Labs, Steps Up its Ecommerce Results with AI-Powered True Fit Guidance to Increase Revenue and Reduce Returns
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~ Athletic Propulsion Labs (APL), a luxury performance athletic footwear brand, has partnered with True Fit, the leading AI driven fit platform, to achieve a 2% leap in revenue while reducing fit-related returns by 15%.

APL, based in Los Angeles and founded in 2009 by former collegiate athletes and twin brothers Adam and Ryan Goldston, is globally recognized as the pioneer and innovator of the "luxury performance" category in men's and women's athletic footwear. With its world-class patented technologies and its unique, innovative designs, APL has become a celebrity and influencer favorite of sneakerheads and is now stocked in over 300 luxury retailers including Nordstrom, Harvey Nichols, Selfridges, Matches Fashion, Net-A-Porter and Mr. Porter.

In 2019, APL first began its partnership with True Fit as it scaled its Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) business. Leveraging True Fit's Fashion Genome™ - the broadest and richest global connected AI fit platform - APL provides best-in-class fit recommendations powered by the demographics, fit preferences and buying behaviors of millions of global shoppers. This data delivers high-fidelity size and fit guidance to 100% of traffic from zero click product size guidance for all traffic to highly personalized fit recommendations to shoppers who register and create a True Fit profile.

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The partnership with True Fit increased conversions resulting in a 2% uptick in site-wide revenue. APL has also significantly reduced returns with a 15% reduction from shoppers leveraging True Fit. NJ Falk, Managing Partner at APL commented: "We know from the data that finding the right fit drives consumer loyalty and increases customer conversion...True Fit takes the guesswork out of the process making it easy for the consumer to determine their true size while reducing the likelihood of a consumer ordering and returning multiple sizes."

William R. Adler, co-founder and CEO at True Fit added: "Our latest research shows that behind jeans, footwear is one of the most difficult items to shop for online due to fit uncertainty...By using the Fashion Genome and APL customer data we're able to leverage powerful AI to connect APL shoppers to the incredible APL styles."

The partnership between Athletic Propulsion Labs (APL)and True Fit has been beneficial for both parties as it has resulted in an increase in revenue for APL while reducing returns due to incorrect sizing. The use of AI technology has enabled customers to find their perfect size with ease while providing them with confidence during their buying journey.
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