‘Oldest start-up on earth’: Birkenstock’s IPO filing is exactly as you’d expect

“We are serving a primal need of all human beings,” Birkenstock’s CEO writes to prospective shareholders. “We are a footbed company selling the experience of walking as intended by nature.”

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​”We are serving a primal need of all human beings,” Birkenstock’s CEO writes to prospective shareholders. “We are a footbed company selling the experience of walking as intended by nature.”