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2011-06-10 08:17:00

BOSTON, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Fireman, the man who revolutionized the footwear industry in the 1980's as Founding CEO of Reebok International, and his company Fireman Capital Partners announce their highly anticipated return to the business of high performance athletic shoes with a significant investment in Newton Running Co., the leader in natural running footwear technology and innovation. Fireman Capital Partners (FCP) has chosen Boulder Colorado based Newton Running Co.,...

2011-06-07 09:17:00

NEW YORK, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Supermodel, designer and fashion powerhouse Heidi Klum has worked with New Balance to create a lifestyle footwear collection perfect for modern women on-the-go through the Heidi Klum for New Balance partnership launching June 2011 exclusively on Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004GXAUXO). "We all need a good pair of sneakers whether its for running to the gym or running to the store," said Klum. "I have extended my line with New Balance and...

2011-06-02 10:52:00

WEST MILFORD, N.J., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- David Harris, the starting middle linebacker for the New York Jets football team, has partnered with Reebok to provide new sneakers to needy children who will attend Camp Hope of New Jersey in West Milford this summer. 450 pairs of new Reebok sneakers were donated by the sports shoe manufacturer; Harris donated the funds to pay for half the shipment. The shoes, valued at an estimated $40,000, will be distributed through the non-profit...

2011-05-25 14:23:00

ST. LOUIS, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown Shoe Company, Inc. (NYSE: BWS, www.brownshoe.com) has appointed Timothy J. Joyce to the position of Senior Vice President & General Manager-American Sporting Goods. In this role, Joyce will drive strategic growth for the American Sporting Goods (ASG) brands, including Avia®, ryka® and AND 1®, which Brown Shoe added to its portfolio with the acquisition of ASG in February. Joyce brings...

2011-05-25 06:45:00

CORVALLIS, Ore., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Local Corvallis footwear company Soft Star Shoes plans to release its newest running moccasin, the RunAmoc DASH, on May 25, 2011. The RunAmoc DASH is the latest in a line of comfortable, sustainable minimalist running shoes. The RunAmoc DASH features a zero-drop sole and minimalist design. Each shoe is handcrafted to order in their solar-powered workshop in Oregon using locally sourced leathers and genuine Vibram soling products. Customers can...

2011-05-17 06:05:00

NEW YORK, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of sneaker collectors, enthusiasts and influencers from around the world will join together in New York City tonight to celebrate the launch of Sneakerpedia.com, a social platform, designed to venerate the unmatched passion of the sneaker community. Powered by Foot Locker, the event will take place at Hudson Hotel's subterranean nightspot, Good Units. Expected to attend will be some of the most prominent names within the sneaker culture, to...

2011-05-10 12:30:00

SHENZHEN, China, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The longest journey begins with a single step. Choosing the most suitable pair of shoes will bring great convenience wherever you go. Through hiking. climbing, playing basketball or other sports competitions, the right pair of shoes can influence the result greatly. Nike brand is one of the most important leaders for sports footwear with high technology and innovative spirit. To offer similar sports footwear to meet diverse needs of...

2011-05-10 09:41:00

WAUSAU, Wis., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastbay introduces its upgraded mobile site with advanced features and functionality to provide athletes with the fastest browsing experience and most convenient check-out process of any mCommerce site today. The enhanced platform serves as an additional channel for Eastbay to deliver its massive assortment of athletic footwear, apparel and equipment to athletes enabling them to shop on their mobile devices while they're on the go. (Logo:...

2011-05-01 00:09:05

April has been a big month for Walking on a Cloud. New looks, new locations and new causes are just a few things to come from this comfort footwear retailer with the introduction of their Spring 2011 Catalog. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 The Spring 2011 collection boasts fresh, new styles from premium, stylized brands. Gabor Shoes' spring offerings showcase a selection of pumps, flats and sandals mirroring the current season's trends with quality manufacturing. On the...

2011-04-20 02:03:00

SEATTLE, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Running shoes have gone on a diet, and New Balance is leading the pack as the biggest loser. With the introduction of the New Balance 890 for men and women, the scales are tipped in the favor of the venerated Boston-based athletic company. Onlineshoes.com and New Balance want to help two lucky winners jump onto the lightweight running bandwagon: Interested in losing a few ounces of shoe weight instantly? Read on to find out how to enter. (Photo:...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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