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  The Footwear Business: Running a Sneaker Store | Sneaker-Websites.com
Amy: Sneaker expert meets a computer guy and they both believe that they have a golden opportunity to make a wider selection of styles available to people who wouldn’t otherwise have access to them.
Sneaker sales online is one of the most difficult kinds of sales - you can’t try the shoes on or feel the material.
They are some of the best sneakers made in the last 10 years, another classic in my shelf are the Terra Humara’s -best ACG ever… But there are a lot of favorites on the shelfs at home kinda lost count, but I’m closing in on 200.
www.sneaker-websites.com /articles/the-footwear-business-running-a-sneaker-store   (1894 words)

  Sneaker (footwear) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sneakers are footwear of flexible material, typically featuring a sole made of rubber.
The British English equivalent of "sneaker" is "trainer" in its modern meaning; however, the traditional "sneaker" (pictured) is closer to the British "plimsoll".
The term "sneaker" itself was first used in 1916 by the US Rubber Company for the Keds brand, because rubber soles made the shoes less squeaky.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sneaker_(footwear)   (266 words)

 Skechers Footwear -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Footwear is sometimes associated with fetishism, particularly in some recent fashions in shoes and boots (see shoe fetishism).
Sneakers, or trainers, as they are called in British English, are footwear of flexible material, typically featuring a sole made of rubber.
Geta are often thought of as informal footwear, and are often worn with yukata during the summer, but geta also replace other types of sandals during rainy weather or snow, as they help to keep the feet dry.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/133/skechers-footwear.html   (848 words)

 Sneaker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sneaker (computer security), a computer intruder, usually investigating a system with lawful authority, or an intruder who seeks to have minimal impact on a system.
Sneaker (comic), a character in the U.K. comic The Dandy.
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sneaker   (108 words)

Sneakers are rarely worn beneath conference tables because a.
The word "sneaker" crept into English around 1875 as a label for a croquet shoe made in the U.S., whose vulcanized rubber sole had been attached to white canvas uppers (magically, it seemed) without stitches or thongs.
In the 1950s sneakers broke the formality of corporate leather shoes to express a kinder, gentler world for feet and the lifestyle for which they stand.
members.aol.com /nonverbal3/sneaker.htm   (447 words)

 Nissho v. U.S.
The athletic footwear at issue, imported in the late 1980s and early 1990s, are constructed with a "foot frame mid-sole" sandwiched between the outer sole and the upper of the shoes.
The parenthetical exception "except footwear having foxing or a foxing-like band applied or molded at the upper" in item 700.55 is designed to insure classification in item 700.60 [the basket provision] of a style of imported shoes with plastic coated uppers having the general outward appearance of the traditional "sneaker" or tennis shoe.
However, shoes with the "general outward appearance of the traditional sneaker or tennis shoe" which were produced by the domestic footwear industry at that time were intended to fall within the exception and be dutiable at a higher rate.
www.ll.georgetown.edu /Federal/judicial/fed/opinions/97opinions/97-1489.html   (1999 words)

 Straight.com Vancouver | Streetwise | Sneaker Freaks Find a Livestock Footwear Fix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
One acquaintance returned from New York to report that he had attended a sneaker party; the whole purpose of the gathering was to show off rare runners.
Pop culture seems to share this shoe fetish; rappers in particular are calling a lot of attention to their footwear.
Netherlands director Femke Wolting tracked the progression of the sneaker from functional sportswear to a marker of cultural identity.
www.straight.com /content.cfm?id=6463   (796 words)

 Adidas Footwear Sources at Sneakerworld.com
Sneaker World is a family owned and operated sneaker store that has been in business for over 25 years.
Sneaker World is a wonderful world of sneakers and much more.
Sneaker World also custom imprints tee-shirts, sweatshirts, caps, jackets, mugs, etc. If you can't find what you are looking for, or wish to place an order over the phone, please call.
www.sneakerworld.com /adidas_footwear_t.html   (528 words)

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Sneaker collections: shoes definitely not for play -!-!- Andrew Clevenger -!-!- 2005/05/03 -!-!- Sneaker companies are hiring celebrity designers to create limited edition footwear.
These are his precious limited-edition Nike sneakers, for which he waited in line for hours and paid more than $100 a pair.
To fuel the growing demand for high-end footwear, shoe companies frequently do “quick strikes,” in which a limited number of a particular model of shoe will be delivered to a certain store with little warning to the public.
jscms.jrn.columbia.edu /cns/2005-05-03/clevenger-sneakers/fullText   (910 words)

 The Manufacturing Practices of Nike and its competitors
This category is facing decreasing demand and the rising popularity of alternative footwear, resulting in more pressure than ever before to achieve high gross margins through effective global sourcing practices.
Footwear companies have two basic options in the manufacturing of their products, they can both own and operate the factories that produce their products, or subcontract their products out to secondary manufacturers.
In analyzing the sneaker industry, we are faced with the question, "What are these firms core competencies?" If manufacturing falls under this umbrella, then firms should look to produce internally.
www.unc.edu /~andrewsr/ints092/vandu.html   (1693 words)

 Smelleze™ Sneaker/Shoe/Boot Deodorizer Powder TB-odor, smell, stink, fume, vapor, pollution, scent, control, ...
Footwear can be easily invaded by foul odors from sweat, foot fungus, bacteria, and mold.
Stinky sneaker, shoe, and boot odors will increase in concentration if left untreated and become a source of embarrassment.
Smelleze™ can be effectively used in all types men's, women's, and children's footwear to eliminate stinky foot odors from sweat, foot fungus, bacteria, and mold.
www.no-odor.com /tech40200.html   (518 words)

 Discount Footwear Sources at Sneakerworld.com
Sneaker World also custom imprints tee-shirts, sweatshirts, caps, jackets, mugs, etc. You'll find many styles of sneakers and boots from names like Adidas, Nike, Timberland, New balance and many more.
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Sneaker World also custom imprints tee-shirts, sweatshirts, caps, jackets, mugs, etc. Sneaker World has the best brand-name footwear at discount prices.
www.sneakerworld.com /discount_footwear_t.html   (525 words)

 canvas sneaker white
Examples of deck sneakers: This example of a blue canvas duck deck sneaker is the always classic Sperry Top-Sider.
Canvas sneaker is available in fl, dark purple, denim, pink, light green, dark pink, orange, fuchsia, light blue, or...
tretorn sneaker tretorn micro x and canvas shoes tretorn canvas tretorn womens of the western chief boot white cross and...
www.listof.com /sneakers/canvas-sneaker-white.html   (2136 words)

 sneaker - Offers for sneaker - exporters, manufacturers, suppliers, wholesale, Traders, factories, Companies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Comotrade Co., Ltd is a private enterprise group based in 1994in china.Its core business is in its export commerce an...
We are a big sneaker and handbag wholesaler in China.
Hop Apparel Trade Co., Ltd is a professional wholesaler of the apparel And shoes in china.
www.tradekey.com /ks-sneaker   (649 words)

 The latest in safety footwear: GPS sneakers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The worried father hopped a flight to Atlanta from New York where he had been on business to find the incident had been a miscommunication and his son was safe.
The sneaker beacon is activated when the wearer presses a button on the shoe to activate the GPS.
The two silver buttons, one to activate and one to cancel, are inconspicuous near the shoelaces.
www.cbc.ca /consumer/story/2007/02/09/tech-gps.html   (1614 words)

 According to the Athletic Footwear Association, sneaker sales in the US from to $14.7 bil in 1997 vs $14.1 bil in 1996
U.S. sneaker sales, according to the Athletic Footwear Association, rose from $12.1 billion in 1993, to $14.1 billion by 1996 and $14.7 billion in 1997.
Women's footwear sales have grown from about 16 percent a year ago to 23 percent of footwear dollars.
Outdoor is up to about 15 percent of the footwear business, and the company took dollars and selection from cross training and put it in running.
www.cco.caltech.edu /~xiuqin/strategy/Sales.htm   (3530 words)

 mbt sneaker - mbt sneaker Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Sneaker MBT Sneaker Sneaker Reviews Swiss Masai Sneaker Hummel Sneaker Puma Running Sneaker Merell Sneaker Authentic Sneaker Classic Sneaker...
MBT Sneaker Masai Barfuss Technologie Masai MBT Kangaroos Sneaker Gola Sneaker Venice Sneaker Levis Sneaker Miss Sixty Sneaker Sneaker...
He picks up the grey MBT "sneaker" and said, "This is really a nice a shoe." He pauses for a few moments.
www.officialshoes.info /mbt-sneaker   (706 words)

 G Unit Sneaker : Footwear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Launched more than 40 years ago by Canadian footwear manufacturer, Sorel designs are the original standard for winter...
Sneakers - Sneakers A sports bar and grill that features a range of appetizers, sandwiches, and choices on the drink menu.
Sneaker World - Sneaker World Basketball, Soccer, Running, you name the sport, they have the shoes.
www.sportshoedepot.com /177-G-Unit-Sneaker.html   (811 words)

 Selecting proper athletic footwear: shoe recommendations should be based upon foot type, sneaker construction, and the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Selecting proper athletic footwear: shoe recommendations should be based upon foot type, sneaker construction, and the sport's movements and surfaces.
This sport-specific series is intended as a practical "how-to" primer to familiarize you with the specific needs of patients who participate in these sports, and the types of injuries and treatment challenges you're likely to encounter.
"Selecting proper athletic footwear: shoe recommendations should be based upon foot type, sneaker construction, and the sport's movements and surfaces." is an article from the Health Care Industry category.
www.allbusiness.com /periodicals/article/353222-1.html   (732 words)

 Sneaker Net - COVER STORY: INTRANETS - WebBusiness Magazine August 1, 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Each footwear style takes 16 to 18 months to go from sketch to store shelf; at any given time, employees are juggling schedules for three seasons, each of which sees the debut of hundreds of new products.
The campus is home to footwear designers, who wallpaper their cubicles with the sources of their inspiration—Superman comics, souped-up cars, sports stars.
For example, the planned design of the hottest sneaker in the fall 2000 line should be seen only by a handful of people in January 1999; by the time the line launches, those product details can be shared with the sales force, customer service reps and retailers.
www.cio.com /archive/webbusiness/080199_nike.html   (3243 words)

 footwear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Usage II: Frequently, feminine footwear shows personality and uniqueness (and says, e.g., "I'm someone special"), while masculine footwear is part of a uniform to mark membership in a group (to say, e.g., "I'm on the management team," or "I'm a cowboy").
The oldest indirect evidence for footwear may be found in a Spanish Upper Paleolithic cave painting of a man clad in animal-skin boots and a woman clad in furry boots, dating to between 14,000 and 17,000 years ago.
The oldest footwear yet unearthed is a 10,000-year-old sagebrush-bark sandal, with straps running around the heel and over the top of the foot.
members.aol.com /nonverbal3/footwear.htm   (524 words)

 Amazon.com: The Sneaker Book: Anatomy of an Industry and an Icon (Bazaar Book, 1.): Books: Tom Vanderbilt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Sneaker Book: An Anatomy of the Industry and an Icon, by journalist Tom Vanderbilt, relates the story of the sneaker in a breezy and fact-filled manner that perfectly captures the heart of the subject.
Starting with a brief history of both the footwear and the $11 billion industry that now feeds off of it, Vanderbilt looks at the design, manufacturing, distribution, marketing, and advertising that have taken the sneaker business to astronomical heights.
The badly-placed fl-and-white sneaker photos and its academic tone, however, offer the book as an informative but slightly boring term paper on the sneaker industry.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1565844068?v=glance   (1022 words)

 Sneaker : Footwear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A criss-crossed suede upper with a sweet porthole (stink-foot escape hatch) sneaker and a durable playground rubber outsole (remember… red for kickball, yellow for tetherball, orange for four-square).
Etnies white leather sneakers have 6 eyelets and light blue/navy accents.
In one quick, horrifying moment, a relaxing family vacation turned to near-tragedy as a large sneaker wave struck a mother and her two-year-old son, pulling...
www.sportshoedepot.com /399-Sneaker.html   (1387 words)

 Sneaker Footwear - Boots Shoes and Sandals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A crisis chamois is not spanned superior with o the kind porthole (stink foot escape hatch) and o the lasting playground rubber does he begin (remember red of regress, yellow of tetherball, orange of four square).
Rubber playground ball is inspired does he begin, higher chamois, and o the excellent squid mould.
VIM Sneakers - Brands like Nike, Adidas, Converse and Puma for the entire family...
www.viavenetoshoes.com /2211-Sneaker.html   (265 words)

Flat sneaker style shoe features a canvas upper with colorful trim detail, elastic strap closure, round toe, and a low rubber sole for comfort.
This mary jane inspired fashion sneaker features leather and patchwork pattern fabric upper, cross over hook-and-loop strap closure, and a low rubber outsole for comfort.
This sneaker combat boot features a canvas upper with a hint of fray trim, above the ankle length with buckle accents, lace up style and a rubber sole.
shopping.msn.com /results/shp/?text=Sneakers   (647 words)

 Cricket Anyone? Sneaker Makers on Fresh Turf - Tuscaloosa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The sneaker wars, once fought on the basketball courts and football fields of the United States, are increasingly being waged on the track fields of China, the volleyball courts of Brazil and the soccer fields of Mexico, long overlooked markets filled with the fan base that footwear companies thrive on.
Nike remains the No. 1 seller of footwear and athletic apparel in the world, but the acquisition of Reebok by Adidas-Salomon, approved this week by Reebok shareholders and the European Union and expected to close next week, could throw up a considerable roadblock to the swoosh across Latin America and Asia.
In the United States, where the sneaker market has remained flat for the last decade, it controls 36.3 percent of the market, compared with 21.1 percent for Adidas and Reebok combined, according to Sporting Goods Intelligence, a trade publication.
www.tuscaloosanews.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060128/ZNYT01/601280344   (1426 words)

 Sneaker Footwear - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
Styling straight from the tennis court, with the convenience of elastic slip-on straps.Wool upper/ fabric lining/rubber sole.By BC Footwear; imported.
This canvas beach sneaker is another of its innovations.
These clean, classic tennis inspired sneakers from BC Footwear are a perfect match to sporty looks.
www.nextag.com /sneaker-footwear/search-html   (366 words)

 Inge's Footwear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Mephisto socks are constructed of materials that complement specific activities to protect and care for your feet in any situation.
The technology and durability of Mephisto socks are second to none, in the great tradition of Mephisto footwear.
The heel and toe are specially knit for the best fit, without the threat of discomfort from the seams.
www.ingesfootwear.com /about.php?mephisto_sock+sock   (210 words)

 Athletic Footwear Franchise The Athletes Foot Franchise Athletic Shoe Store Franchise Sneaker Franchise Retail Store
The Athlete's Foot® real estate consultants may assist franchisees in evaluating their local market to determine which type of venue is best for their market and identifying the target customer base and an accompanying plan of attack tailored to the local customer demographics.
The Athlete's Foot® is the world's first franchisor of athletic footwear and is recognized today as the world leader in athletic footwear franchising.
It was the first athletic footwear specialty store of its kind in the United States.
www.franchiseworks.com /advertiser.asp?id=60&p=gold   (863 words)

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