Fleet Feet Taps Into the Running Boom

Ryan, Thomas J.
August 2005
SGB;Aug2005, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p10
Trade Publication
Highlights the 12th annual National Franchise Conference of Fleet Feet that was held in Chicago, Illinois in July 2005. Information on companies in the running specialty category who were present at the event; Percentage of Fleet Feet's customers who are women; Indications of the success of the running market; Expected profits of the company for 2005.


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