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  • In sports, some feuds can be set aside if only briefly

    In sports, some feuds can be set aside if only briefly
    In some cases, bad blood comes with an expiration date. LeBron James is headed back to Cleveland to play for owner Dan Gilbert. That might have been unthinkable four years ago, when James announced he was taking his talents to South Beach to play for...
  • Under Armour hopes to hit its stride in footwear with ClutchFit rollout

    Under Armour hopes to hit its stride in footwear with ClutchFit rollout
    Under Armour, which has wooed consumers with sweat-wicking T-shirts and other innovations, is banking on a new fabric that conforms to the foot like a second skin to help the company break into the crowded athletic shoe market. The Baltimore-based...
  • Back-to-school shopping heats up

    Back-to-school shopping heats up
    As music videos played on flat screen TVs overhead, Brendon Lee, 7, sank into a brown cushioned stool at Shoe City on Monday while his great-aunt poked the toe of the white Converse sneaker on his left foot. It was the right shoe but the wrong size....
  • Shoe Carnival opens in Orland Park

    Shoe Carnival opens in Orland Park
    Evansville-based Shoe Carnival has opened its 24th Chicago area store at Lake View Plaza at 159th Street and LaGrange Road in Orland Park. "We are excited to open a new Shoe Carnival location in the Orland Park area," Todd Beurman, senior vice president...
  • Converse + Missoni Chuck Taylor All Star collection coming soon

    Converse + Missoni  Chuck Taylor All Star collection coming soon
    Since 2010, American sneaker company Converse and Italian fashion label Missoni have been teaming up to put the latter's famous stripes on the former's iconic footwear in limited edition, capsule collections. The next collaboration is coming soon....
  • Shoe-hoo! Converse launches 'Simpsons' sneaker collection Saturday

    Shoe-hoo! Converse launches 'Simpsons' sneaker collection Saturday
    Converse and "The Simpsons" have collaborated on a collection of Chuck Taylor All Stars that hit retail on June 15. It seems completely appropriate that the longest-running scripted prime-time series in the history of American television would team up...
  • As the U.S. Open of Surfing's new title sponsor, Vans has plans

    As the U.S. Open of Surfing's new title sponsor, Vans has plans
    Although Cypress, Calif.-based Vans originally rolled to fame as a skate shoe brand, the VF Corp.-owned action sports label is set go big in its debut as the title sponsor of the U.S Open of Surfing when the event returns to Huntington Beach on July 20-...
  • Baltimore sees wedded blitz with Ravens-themed nuptials

    Baltimore sees wedded blitz with Ravens-themed nuptials
    At the December 2012 wedding of Leslie Lipinski and Devin Phillips, there were purple dresses for the bridesmaids. Purple Converse sneakers for the groomsmen. Purple-and-black decor. The 234 guests, many of them wearing Ravens jerseys, were invited to...
  • Gen Y shoppers, raised on e-commerce, still prefer in-store experience

    Gen Y shoppers, raised on e-commerce, still prefer in-store experience
    Liz Derubertis browsed stores at Arundel Mills mall Wednesday in search of a dress to wear to a wedding. The 26-year-old bartender and University of Maryland, Baltimore County student never shops for clothes online. "I'm too particular about the fit,...
  • Women's shoes for the college scene

    Women's shoes for the college scene
    Strappy sandals, sneakers and combat boots. The most popular women's shoes that college students are packing for school this fall are remarkably consistent across the country. "In California, you can wear sandals almost year round," says Robin Xu, who...
  • Elementary students slip on brand new shoes thanks to local charity

    Elementary students slip on brand new shoes thanks to local charity
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Monday was one of the most important days of the year at Weller Elementary.  That is why 357 of the school's 358 students were there.  Every student present received a brand new pair of socks and Converse sneakers. Kindergartners were...