Review #773929 is a subjective opinion of poster. Review #790467 is a subjective opinion of poster. i Ordered back in April 2015 just like everyone else. Review #774990 is a subjective opinion of poster. The algorithm parameters are: users' rating, number of resolved issues, number of company's responses etc. We sent several emails asking for status.

We ordered shoes in Aug 2015. The algorithm is subject to change in future. 20 Forus Athletics Reviews and Complaints @ Pissed Consumer Forus claimed their products were in shipping containers Customs was holding for further inspection. After that, things fell off a cliff. How can they get away with scamming people out of so much money??? They continued to take orders from customers and charge their credit cards, but never delivered product. now nobody answers the phone or responds to emails. In the case of Forus Athletic Shoes, the problem was identified in one statement to a group of athletes, “This sucks! Take action with the Better Business Bureau, your bank or credit card company, and local government for fraudulent mail order practices. I have tried emails to their reps, their sales staff and their customer service department. I'm seeking legal advice. I am trying to figure out where our money went. © 2012-2020, 2paragraphs Productions, LLC.

Local shoe and athletic gear company FORUS is selling its hot, new shoes for discount prices to drum up the cash to fund its first major shipment to distributors. According to LinkedIn, after the closing of Forus in October 2015, Vinocur became a sales manager for Oracle and is currently a manager in corporate sales at Grubhub. He is also studying entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School. There is not enough information available to create the chart. It’s not complicated! Forus was featured on Shark Tank and did not get a partner. A class action lawsuit filed against New Balance accuses the Boston-based sneaker company of false advertising in claiming its toning walking shoes …

I filed a BBB complaint and just filed a complaint with the Indiana Attorney General.

Do you have something to say about Forus Athletics? I placed an order for a pair of shoes at the end of June, only to find they were backordered. Lindsayhiatt24@***.com, I would like a full refund plus interest for the past year of being lead on and scammed. Shark Tank Blog has received dozens of angry comments regarding this company’s business practices, many are like this one: I ordered in May. There is also a fraud alert on Forus on the. I have considered filing a lien. we even contacted channel six call for help.

The company is no longer in business. If they couldn’t fulfill orders, money should be refunded. By continuing to use this site you agree to the use of cookies. The reason I’m sad is you can’t seem to find the sneakers anywhere anymore. now phone and websit is down. What is your customer experience with Forus Athletics? These people, whoever they are, are laughing all the way to the bank. I also sent the following email: I am writing an update about your business for The Shark Tank Blog due to an enormous amount of angry comments on my site about your company. We are processing your message. Forus may be one of the biggest Shark Tank failures to date. Same situation as you. We contacted our bank and disputed the Visa charge. They did not respond the the State Attorney General's Office either. They never replied to my emails and their phones were always "busy". The customs excuse got old after the first time. I complained to the Better Business Bureau, The Indiana Attorney General and the US Post office. I am in the same boat as you, I filed a complaint with the BBB - (they informed they were unable to resolve the issue) & Indiana Attorney General Consumer Protection Division - nothing so far. [These running shoe inserts get 5-star reviews on Amazon]. We have been snookered. Our content is free because we may earn a commission if you purchase products after clicking ads on our website. Daymond asks about the economics of the Forus shoes – what are they made for, how much are they sold for, and how much sales are. Today I called (Feb 4, 2016) and the phone is disconnected. Forus Athletics, the company that sold lightweight running shoes with insole shock-absorbing technology, didn't get a Shark Tank deal in 2015 and closed business after the episode aired. On October 6, 2015, the company responded to a complaint stating, “We understand that the interval between the time of order and time of delivery has been unusual and long, part of the reason for this is because Forus Athletics was given a mere 10-day notice prior to airing on Shark Tank, from which we received majority of the placed orders. They didn’t execute and their business behavior is now considered fraudulent. by 2Paragraphs in Business Spotlight, Shark Tank | March 15, 2019, SHARK TANK - Barbara Corcoran, Daymond John, Mark Cuban, Kevin O'Leary, Robert Herjavec, Lori Greiner (ABC/Patrick Ecclesine). I "purchased" 2 pair of athletic shoes for $208, charged on 4/10/15. If you wish that your prior post be removed, submit a notarized letter. Give us our money back! nothing!srurban9@***.net, I also bought shoes a year ago, and never got any information about what was going on. I "purchased" 2 pair of athletic shoes for $208, charged on 4/10/15. Pissed Consumer © 2020 All If enough people complain they will go after these guys. Their social media has been dark since August, 2015 and they have ignored customer emails. Up until October 30, customer service was very responsive and willing to keep up with status updates. Each attempt resulted radio silence. Review #783619 is a subjective opinion of poster. After 9 months their story rings scam and thief to me. Unreal. Some advertisers may pay us for this ad to appear on our website or provide us with a referral fee.

The two founders, Joel Vinocur and Arsene Millogo, pitched the shoe company on Shark Tank in April 2015. Both the email and phone call went unanswered for two weeks. i should have known after the Sharks didn't *** on this company. what a scam. The overall rating of the company is 1.5 and consumers are mostly dissatisfied. Have you taken any other steps in getting your refund? Contact your bank, dispute the charge, and request a refund. What can we help you with? Forus Athletics ranks 723 of 2063 in Footwear and Clothing category. I wanted to get their side of the story, so I called their number and left a message. I was instructed by them to take it to small claims court or get an attorney. A company's rating is calculated using a mathematical algorithm that evaluates the information in your profile. Their claim was they had shoes tied up in Customs and would send the order once their containers cleared inspection. i was patient and so was my coworker. The company touted using an insole shock-absorbing technology (PolstarMax 6) that absorbs “the pressure of your body weight during a walk or intense workout and eliminates back, calf and spine pain.” It also claimed that the shoes were so lightweight that it felt like you were wearing socks not shoes. Robert Herjavec was interested in investing in Forus but only if fellow Shark and clothing and shoe retail guru Daymond John came in with him because — as Herjavec said — “inventory control is absolutely critical” and that’s John’s expertise. I would like to give you guys the opportunity to respond/comment on exactly what is going on with your business. lets all get together and sue them. The first date was the end of August, and then a second date of October 30 was given. John did not invest, however, so neither did Herjavec. Has anyone actually talked directly to these guys?

SAME HERE. The price level of this organization is high according to consumer reviews. Forus Athletics is reportedly closed. Now I’d imagine most runners would agree with this statement, it would take five athletic entrepreneurs over three years to finally solve this problem even the likes of Nike and Adidas never quite figured out. The company experienced some problems with customs and apparently didn’t get product. After 9 months their story rings scam and thief to me. Numerous emails and phone contacts and still no shoes and no response.

The entrepreneurs left the Tank without a deal. I have tried multiple lines of communication with Forus since 10/30/15. I can't believe that their website is still up and running taking new orders. Is there a chance they are being investigated by the Feds? "We are in the midst of a historic moment, something that will make these shoes feel like you're wearing a trophy for small business, rather than a source of controversy." I also contacted the card I paid for it with, and they wouldn't reimburse because it was too far past the purchase date. Forus was featured on Shark Tank and did not get a partner. Rights Reserved, You Are About to Contact We phoned them dozens of times, at different times and days. I'll join you. They went into the Tank seeking an investment of $200,000 in exchange for 15 percent equity. This is apparently the modus operandi for Forus. Do not buy anything from ForusAthletics regardless of their advertising. I also filed a complaint with the Better Business Bureau, but even the BBB did not receive a response! I have dozens of comments from people who ordered sneakers and never received them. What happened? Yeah, they got me the same way almost the exact same story, I bought a pair last year and nothing.

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