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Non-durable Goods Industry

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  • Under Armour profit up 27 percent in third quarter

    Under Armour profit up 27 percent in third quarter
    Under Armour's profits jumped 27 percent in the third quarter, with higher athletic apparel sales led by products designed to be worn during workouts in cold or rainy weather. On Thursday, the Baltimore-based athletic apparel and footwear brand...
  • Running shoes put an extra spring in your step

    In the old days of running (that is, three years ago), figuring out what running shoe to buy was simply a matter of determining whether you were a pronator, supinator or neutral runner. Today, however, with the explosion of barefoot running and crazy...
  • It's all about the roll when choosing running shoes

    It's all about the roll when choosing running shoes
    Fitness experts have long advised clients choosing a running shoe to forget fashion and consider the roll or pronation - the way the foot leans inward upon impact. Analyzing the roll of the foot remains standard practice among fitness and medical...
  • Shopping for athletic shoes can work up a sweat

     Shopping for athletic shoes can work up a sweat
    There's been a lot of reader angst over shoes lately. But Angel's got your back. Or your feet. Or … whatever. Dear Answer Angel Ellen: After much trial and error, I am frustrated with the two extremes of athletic shoes — clunky, orthopedic-...
  • Online retailer bambeco wants to make the world a greener place, one room at a time

    Online retailer bambeco wants to make the world a greener place, one room at a time
    Susan Aplin worked behind the scenes for two decades helping run some of the biggest retail stores around — Williams-Sonoma, Sports Authority, Staples, The Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Pottery Barn. But it wasn't until she and friend Carolyn...
  • The sneaky ways of DirectBuy

    The sneaky ways of DirectBuy
    Peggy Nugent wasn't sure what to make of an offer that arrived recently in the mail. "Congratulations!" it said in big letters. Nugent, of Manhattan Beach, had been selected to receive a three-day vacation in San Diego, including free hotel...
  • Toe a new line: barefoot shoes

    Toe a new line: barefoot shoes
    If you live in Los Angeles or other fashion-forward places where people are eager to try new things, you have seen them: people running around in shoes that look like gorilla feet, modern ninja footwear or high-tech surf booties. They are the newest...
  • Gear: Shoes for not-quite-barefoot running

    Gear: Shoes for not-quite-barefoot running
    Barefoot running has become a hot fitness trend thanks to evidence that it can reduce injuries and strengthen feet. But ironically, many "barefooters" prefer to keep their feet covered. Fear of injuries from broken glass, rocks and other sharp objects...
  • Kids eat free at IKEA through July 4

    Kids eat free at IKEA through July 4
    Kids eat free at IKEA through Wednesday, July 4th. In the restaurant, kids under 12 can pick a combo meal valued at $2.49. No purchase necessary, except you know you can't resist those Swedish Meatballs! Also, before 11 a.m. on Mondays get a free...
  • Gear: Ways to run with the weather

    Too cold outside to go out for a run? Too wet, icy? All the old wintertime excuses for ditching your daily jog don't work with the new breed of bad-weather footwear. Warm, dry and grippy, they're designed to get you safely through rain, ice and snow...
  • Gearbox: Shoes a travel comfort

    Gearbox: Shoes a travel comfort
    Name: Propet Packable Washable Travel Shoes What it is: Lightweight (7 ounces) walking shoes that can be folded for packing. Unlike many athletic shoes, these can be washed. The nylon-mesh uppers allow air to circulate, keeping your feet cooler, and they...