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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:...

2011-04-14 13:00:00

NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- adidas today unveiled the new adiZero Crazy Light, the lightest shoe in basketball. At 9.8 ounces, the revolutionary adiZero Crazy Light sets a new standard for basketball footwear at more than 15 percent lighter than the nearest competitor (1) to help players be faster to improve performance on the court. The adiZero Crazy Light basketball shoe now gives adidas the lightest footwear in three sports including football (adiZero 5-Star cleat) and...

2011-03-24 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Athletic Propulsion Labs® announced today a new $195.00 price point for all APL® Concept 1 basketball shoes and the introduction of a limited edition, signature electric green shoe. "The lowering of the APL Concept 1 price point from $300.00 to $195.00 is designed to expand the reach of our revolutionary products so that a broader group of basketball players can experience the benefits of our technology. Due...

2011-03-15 08:03:00

SEATTLE, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Onlineshoes.com has recently introduced the new Merrell Barefoot collection, the latest entry in the booming minimalist running shoe category. Proponents of barefoot running believe that running without shoes, or with only minimalist shoes, while employing proper technique can reduce injury and promote health. Onlineshoes.com is looking for enthusiasts interested in testing those claims, and will be giving away free shoes to four lucky winners. Read...

2011-03-15 04:00:00

NEW YORK and LEXINGTON, Mass., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Keds®, the all-American original sneaker brand that represents timeless American style and inspires the art of what is possible, unveiled its new "How Do You Do?" (HDYD) road trip tour. The tour features a Keds mobile shoe box that will do a cross-country journey to college campuses across the United States aiming to inspire students to create, collaborate and contribute within their local communities. The...

2011-03-14 17:00:00

Women Spend $49 Per Pair on Average, with One-Third Having Ever Spent More Than $100 YONKERS, N.Y., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new national poll featured in the April 2011 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, women own an average of 17 pairs of shoes (down from 19 four years ago) yet only typically wear three of those pairs on a regular basis. Over half of women (51%) own more than 10 pairs and 13 percent have over 30 pairs...

2011-03-02 00:00:26

Blogger Extraordinaire Katie Kavulla of Seattle Randomly Chosen to Win Shoes for a Year in Onlineshoes.com's First Shoestakes Social Media Contest Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 1, 2011 Onlineshoes.com put a call out to the Blogosphere, and the Blogosphere answered. Timed to kick off the year of new resolutions with a bang, Onlineshoes.com staged its first Shoestakes, a four-week competition offering bloggers, tweeters and re-tweeters the opportunity to win one of four weekly prizes (a $50 gift...

2011-03-02 00:00:25

Runner's World Magazine Singles Out Brooks Sports; Two Lucky Winners Choose From Three Notable Styles of Brooks Running Shoes Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 1, 2011 Onlineshoes.com and Brooks Sports are teaming up for a contest to give away two pairs of running shoes. Each winner gets to choose from one of three styles recently distinguished by Runner's World among running-only brands: the Brooks Glycerin® 8, Brooks Adrenalineâ“ž¢ GTS 11 and Brooks Ghost 3. Read...

2011-02-17 15:38:00

ST. LOUIS and ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown Shoe Company, Inc. (NYSE: BWS) (www.brownshoe.com) and American Sporting Goods Corporation ("ASG") today announced that Brown Shoe has acquired ASG, a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of athletic footwear, for $145 million in cash plus assumed net debt. This acquisition broadens Brown Shoe's reach with consumers seeking healthier lifestyles by complementing its fitness and comfort offerings with global...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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