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Non-durable Goods Industry

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  • Gear: The latest in minimalist running shoes

    Gear: The latest in minimalist running shoes
    At first, they laughed at Vibram's weird ultra-light shoes with the five individual toe compartments. Now, with the barefoot-inspired minimalist tide sweeping the running and workout worlds, competitors big and small are rushing to copy it. Converts...
  • 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...
  • Second Chance moving to a new home of its own

    Second Chance moving to a new home of its own
    Things have always been a bit uncertain for Second Chance, a salvage depot and nonprofit organization that has built a loyal following among homeowners, interior designers, commercial builders and art students seeking one-of-a-kind home items —...
  • Visit Belle Patri for Your Home Furnishing Needs

    Visit Belle Patri for Your Home Furnishing Needs
    Belle Patri means “beautiful home” and that's just what owner Jennifer Lane intended to market when she opened her Jarrettsville store of the same name in 2007. From French Country and Primitive to Shabby Chic, Vintage, and Traditional,...
  • Shore boutiques offer laid-back looks for home

    Shore boutiques offer laid-back looks for home
    It's beach season! Time for a week, if you are lucky, on the coast to enjoy all that the Maryland and Delaware shores have to offer — including some really great shopping. With a built-in captive audience of second-home owners, the Mid-Atlantic...
  • Russell & MacKenna Furniture: Maryland's cottage industry

    Russell & MacKenna Furniture: Maryland's cottage industry
    For a little over a century, starting with the end of the Revolutionary War, Maryland craftsmen were producing some of the finest home furnishings anywhere. Inlaid bellflower furniture, painted furniture, repousse silver, case clocks and other goods...
  • Home accessories are crawling with crabs

    Home accessories are crawling with crabs
    For millions of years, crabs have been scuttling about the bottom of the world's oceans and bays, but few regions have embraced the mean-spirited, omnivorous crustacean with as much vigor as we have here in Maryland. When I moved here from the Midwest...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Furniture retailers see opportunity in Baltimore market

    Furniture retailers see opportunity in Baltimore market
    When Kevin Luskin decided to fill a vast, long-vacant spot in a shopping center he owns in Towson, he envisioned a "category killer" store that would specialize in sofas and other seating — a store that would defy customers to leave without...
  • How to get your man to dress more stylishly

    How to get your man to dress more stylishly
    Are you looking for some sort of Jedi mind trick to get your guy to dress more stylishly? The way to a man's sartorial heart is through his ego. "I wasn't really sure if I had a good answer for you, so I went and asked some of my girlfriends,"...