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2011-02-01 09:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the popularity of its Earth® casual footwear collection, Earth, Inc. announces the Spring/Summer 2011 launch of Earthies® . Found at www.earthiesusa.com, the new branded line builds off the "seriously healthy footwear" proposition of the entire company, and represents an exciting expansion into higher fashion profiles and silhouettes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110201/NY38046 )...

2011-01-25 08:00:00

ROCKFORD, Mich., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Merrell made its film debut Saturday, January 22nd in the Sundance Film Festival premiere of Morgan Spurlock's The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, a non-fiction film fully financed by and about product placement. Merrell, a leader in outdoor and lifestyle shoes and clothing, is one of thirteen companies featured in the premiere by Spurlock, known for directing films such as Supersize Me and Freakonomics. "We are thrilled to be a part of this truly...

2011-01-07 11:08:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA public company, Decker Outdoor Corporation may have started the fight -- has it backfired? EMU Australia today landed a blow directly at the heart of the controversial "ugg" trademark by filing a lawsuit against the USA public company Decker alleging that Decker's original generic "ugg" trademark was obtained after a false statement to the U.S. Trademark Office and is therefore invalid. Potentially, the false statement could result in Decker...

2010-12-14 18:31:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On 7 December 2010, EMU Australia was served with a trademark infringement lawsuit brought by US public company, Deckers Outdoor, the owner of the trademark UGG ® Australia. In a statement, Deckers USA chairman and CEO, Angel Martinez, alleged that EMU was "misleading consumers into believing they are buying a genuine UGG ® Australia product". The lawsuit has been brought by Deckers against EMU Australia in a US...

2010-10-28 14:00:00

TORONTO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ - The Bata Shoe Museum is currently displaying the special type of safety boot that was recently designed for the Chilean miners trapped in Minera San Jose.  Manufactured by Bata Industrials, the challenge was to produce a boot that could be transported to the miners more than 600 metres underground.   In order to fit down a long narrow tube that reached the miners, all components of the boot needed to be collapsible. The boot features...

2010-10-14 13:05:00

SKELMERSDALE, England, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotter Comfort Concept, women's shoe specialist, has launched what it believes to be the ultimate on-trend sheepskin boot collection, designed with a raft of comfort features to give them a comfy edge in a busy marketplace. "Sheepskin boots have become a popular seasonal trend and although there are many that are comfy and warm, unless they have been made with a specific eye to the design detail they can lack support, rub the back of heels and...

2010-10-13 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The eight winning U.S. teams from City Chase, The World's Largest Urban Adventure Series, proved this summer they could battle like true reality TV stars in Regional one-day competitions across the country. They will compete in a 36-hour, comfort-zone pushing competition as the third annual U.S. National Championship heads to Orlando, Florida. "We are so pleased that our eight teams will push themselves physically, mentally and emotionally as they battle...

2010-09-20 09:52:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Every woman knows that shoes can make or break an outfit, but for full-figured women, it can often be a challenge to find the season's latest shoe styles in a size that fits. That's why Lane Bryant, the nation's leading women's specialty full figured apparel retailer, has expanded their shoe collection to feature the hottest looks in shoes and boots. The entire collection comes in sizes 8W - 12W, and our boots also feature wide calves. Nobody fits...

2010-08-19 12:39:00

LONDON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- House of Fraser, the leading premium department store, has launched its Autumn/Winter 2010 footwear collection by Dune online. The Dune Group offers affordable luxury shoes and accessories, with brands including Dune, Pied a Terre and Bertie. The Dune Group was formed in March 2009 with the acquisition by Dune of the Shoe Studio Group and opened its first store in London's Kings Road in 1993. Autumn/Winter 2010 footwear concentrates on three main trends....

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2010-05-28 08:35:08

The rubber boots that emergency personnel wear when responding to situations where hazardous materials (HazMat) are present may be functional, but they're not very comfortable. New research coming out of North Carolina State University hopes to provide a next generation HazMat boot that meets both criteria. "We've learned from firefighters and other first responders that the current rubber boots are slippery and uncomfortable; they'd prefer a leather boot similar to ones they wear during...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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