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Non-durable Goods Industry

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  • With Michael Phelps on hand, Under Armour pledges new jobs, growth

    With Michael Phelps on hand, Under Armour pledges new jobs, growth
    Under Armour plans to hire hundreds of workers at its Locust Point headquarters this year, expand facilities on its campus and bring its brand of sports apparel and footwear to new markets in the U.S. and around the world. CEO Kevin Plank outlined the...
  • 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...
  • Therafit pledges $20 a pair to Red Cross in September

    Therafit pledges $20 a pair to Red Cross in September
    Footwear brand Therafit has announced that, for the month of September, it will donate $20 to the American Red Cross for each pair of red athletic shoes it sells. As part of the donation initiative, which applies to Therafit's "Deborah" style athletic...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • James Van Doren dies at 72; co-founder of Vans shoes

    James Van Doren dies at 72; co-founder of Vans shoes
    James Van Doren and his older brother Paul had only sample sneakers to offer when they opened their first store, in Anaheim, in 1966. They took a dozen orders in the morning and delivered custom canvas deck shoes, made in their adjacent factory, in the...
  • Greer's OC: An event that celebrates women

    Spa Gregorie's in Newport Beach will be celebrating women of all ages in a major way from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday with its 5th annual Women are Wonderful: In Full Bloom event. It's a women's expo featuring beauty demonstrations, exhibits, presentations...