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2012-11-19 08:28:44

CORVALLIS, Ore., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Soft Star Shoes (www.softstarshoes.com), pioneers of the barefoot shoe movement since 1984, recently launched three new shoe models to meet growing consumer demands for minimal shoes for the everyday wear. "We've been making barefoot shoes for 27 years," says Soft Star co-owner Tricia Salcido, "and in the past few years have seen an enormous shift in our customer base from children towards adults. People always knew soft, flexible shoes were best...

2012-07-26 23:02:36

On the eve of the Olympic Games, Material ConneXion, the world's largest materials library and innovation consultancy, announces the opening of a new exhibition showcasing the apparel, footwear and equipment that is enhancing athletic performance at the highest level. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 A new exhibition that showcases the latest material innovation and trends in the sports realm is set to open in New York at Material ConneXion, the global materials consultancy. The design...

2012-06-24 23:03:49

Walking On A Cloud´s Summer Sale presents big savings on a variety of styles Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 23, 2012 Summer is officially here, and Walking On A Cloud makes it easy to find the perfect shoe for every summer occasion with their Summer Sale. Featuring markdowns on brands like Merrell, Keen, Sperry, Dunham, Aravon, Josef Seibel and Geox, the Summer Sale offers dress, sport and casual styles at great prices to fit any need. Merrell Shoes features great water shoes during the...

2012-06-20 06:27:19

ROCKFORD, Mich., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FIVE from Hush Puppies innovates with a first to market collaboration between the global casual brand and the Vibram company. This unique, fashion-forward collection of men's shoes blends the known comfort and performance of the popular Vibram® FiveFingers® inspired outsole with a fashion-forward Hush Puppies upper, truly innovating in the men's footwear market. The outsole is based on Vibram's hugely successful FiveFingers® design,...

2011-09-28 11:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America's leading authority on fitness and the world's largest nonprofit fitness certification, education and training organization, today announced the results of an independently conducted, academic study on Vibram FiveFingers, a sock-style shoe designed to simulate the effect of running barefoot while still protecting the foot. The study found that while the shoes may be beneficial for those who suffer...

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...

2011-03-15 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...

2009-08-06 06:30:00

BOSTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- City Sports, an award-winning specialty sports retailer, today announces the opening of a new retail store at Legacy Place, Dedham, MA. The store opens on August 7th and will be the seventh store in the Boston area. City Sports opened its first store in 1983 in Boston and has been a renowned source for performance sporting goods and customer service for over 25 years. This latest location will be the 17th location in the City Sports chain. Legacy Place is...

2009-04-06 15:02:00

ROCKFORD, Mich., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Bates(R) Footwear (Bates), a division of Wolverine World Wide, Inc., has received a $13 million contract to manufacture approximately 165,000 pair of Temperate Weather Combat Boots for the U.S. Army, with two optional one-year contract renewals. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090406/NE95252 ) The Army Temperate Weather Combat boot is primarily used by Army soldiers in cold weather environments, including regions such as Afghanistan....