TITLE

LIGHT NEWS

AUTHOR(S)
Carofano, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
FN: Footwear News;6/5/2006, Vol. 62 Issue 23, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article considers the increasing number of shoe vendors introducing new foam-based sneakers for fall 2006 and for 2007. Despite rumors over foamless midsoles, leading brands are updating foam technologies, improving the lightweight ride the core running customer demands. Asics, New Balance and Brooks are each introducing new foam-based sneakers.
ACCESSION #
21314351

 

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