On With the Shoe

Powell, Matt
February 2005
SGB;Feb2005, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p6
Trade Publication
Presents an update on the performance of the athletic footwear industry in the U.S. in 2004. Factors that made an impact on the sales performance of athletic footwear; Top brands of running shoes; Sales performance of classic footwear; Forecast for 2005.


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