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Non-durable Goods Industry

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  • Behind the laces: A closer look at Marty McFly's 2011 Nike Mag

     
    A closer look at the origin and details of the 2015 Nike Mag, the mythical self-lacing shoe from "Back to the Future Part II" and conversation with the key players....
  • Start-up spotlight: LuxeYard brings social aspect to flash sales

     
    LuxeYard, which offers luxury home decor at 70% off retail through its members-only website, aims to combine social media with flash sales....
  • Test Driving the World’s Cutest Shoes

     
    When running becomes a persistent pain in the butt (literally) and all the usual strategies (stretching, physical therapy, massage) fail to ease the pain, it’s time for a gal to contemplate drastic measures. That’s right, it’s time to...
  • Byron Donzis dies at 79; wide-ranging inventor

    Byron Donzis dies at 79; wide-ranging inventor
    In 1978, Byron Donzis walked into a Houston hospital looking for Dan Pastorini, the Houston Oilers' prized quarterback who was laid up with three broken ribs from a recent game. Donzis was wearing a trench coat and carrying a large bag. He was accompanied...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Barefoot Running Gains Toehold

    Barefoot Running Gains Toehold
    David Engwall got home from work the other day, slipped on his workout clothes and left for a run, his sneakers still at the door. As in, yes, your eyes work just fine, that guy jogging down Poplar Avenue is in fact barefoot. The only one in Arbutus...
  • Make a run for it

    Make a run for it
    When you run that fundraising 5k or marathon, you'll need the best shoes possible for those 10 little piggys. There is no one shoe that is right for everyone. Here are some guidelines for choosing the shoe for you. 1. Go to a "real" running shoe store....
  • Extra-padded shoes may not blunt running injuries

    Extra-padded shoes may not blunt running injuries
    New York (Reuters Health) - Soft cushioning in shoes has been marketed to runners as extra shock-absorption to prevent injuries, but in a new study the added padding made no difference in who got hurt. Researchers tested identical-looking shoes with...
  • 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...
  • Housing market recovery lays foundation for job growth

    Housing market recovery lays foundation for job growth
    At the start of the economic downturn, one of the factors that brought our country into a recession was the burst of the housing bubble. Now, as the housing market slowly recovers, it’s helping to spur economic growth. A new study by CareerBuilder...