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This Puma Shoe Looks Like a Funhouse But Packs a Propulsive Punch

August 20, 2019

The RW Takeaway: Puma’s Speed Orbiter delivers a propulsive, supportive ride. A decoupled midsole provides stability and lessens impact Testers raved about the plush cushioning The weight may be a hindrance for some runners, especially on long runs Price: $175 Weight: 11.9 oz (M), 9.7 oz (W) Type: Road BUY MEN’S BUY WOMEN’S MORE IMAGES The midsole may look like […]

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5 Fall Shoe Trends to Shop Right Now

August 19, 2019

Unlike the strappy heels and lace-up sandals you live in during the summer, fall footwear is all about comfort, durability, and ease. You want these shoes to live in your closet for years, so you look for styles that are timeless, yes, but also interesting. (You don’t want to get bored with those boots you invested in after […]

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U.S. retailers blast new China tariffs, say move will raise prices further, hurt jobs

August 5, 2019

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s threat to impose 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports from Sept. 1 will hurt consumer purchases, raise prices further and limit hiring, four large retail trade groups warned on Thursday. Trump on Thursday moved to impose fresh tariffs after U.S. and Chinese negotiators failed to kick-start […]

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Sustainable summer shoe brands that should be on your radar

July 30, 2019

With the Extinction Rebellion making their presence known in cities across the UK and various brands pledging to go plastic-free by 2020, it’s hard to get sustainability off our mind at the moment. It’s a good thing too, with a study reporting that us Brits will buy 50 million one-time-use outfits this summer. Now, more […]

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Most expensive sneakers: Rare Nike shoes sold for ₹3 crore in auction

July 28, 2019

A pair of 1972 running shoes, one of the first pairs made by Nike, sold for $437,500 on Tuesday, shattering the record for a pair of sneakers at public auction. The so-called Nike “Moon Shoe,” designed by Nike co-founder and track coach Bill Bowerman for runners at the 1972 Olympics trials, was the top lot in the first-ever […]

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The Most Coveted Running Shoe Ever Is Up for Auction

July 12, 2019

Starting today, you get your chance to purchase a piece of running history: A never-worn pair of Nike’s first-ever shoe is going up for auction. The starting bid: $80,000. Nike’s swoosh may be world-renowned today, but in 1972, the company was just a small startup in Eugene, Oregon, looking to get off the ground. Their first […]

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NEW BALANCE’S LATEST SHOES COME WITH 3D-PRINTED SOLES

June 29, 2019

New Balance’s new release of the 990 Sport running shoe has a 3D printed piece in the heel. The company partnered with printer-maker Formlabs to make the new technology. NEW BALANCE IF YOU CURRENTLY own a pair of running shoes, the odds are that the midsole—the shock-absorbing layer in between the inner and outer soles—is made […]

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