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How DSW Is Expanding Globally in a Climate of Shrinking Retail

While many retailers are downsizing their portfolios, DSW Inc. is charging ahead with expansion opportunities. The Columbus, Ohio-based footwear chain last week opened its first store outside North America. The shop is located in the Muscat Grand Mall in Muscat, Oman, and features an assortment of sandals, dress, casual and …

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Toms Founder Blake Mycoskie Reveals His July Fourth Plans

Toms founder Blake Mycoskie is looking forward to family time during the Fourth of July. Footwear News caught up with the entrepreneur to talk about his plans, his summer wardrobe and what’s on his reading list. What are your plans for the Fourth of July?“My family and I spend a lot of time …

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There’s Now an Alternative to Wearing Shoes — Feet Stickers

Less is more. That’s the philosophy behind Nakefit, a new way to  protect your feet from hot sand, rough pavement and just about anything in between. The brand, which recently launched a Kickstarter campaign, offers an innovative alternative to wearing shoes. Hypoallergenic adhesive pads attach to the bottom of the …

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Teva Will Transition its Kids Shoe Business Back In-House

Beginning with the spring 2018 season, Deckers Brands-owned label Teva will be transitioning its kids business back in-house. The brand said today that BBC International — which has produced and distributed Teva’s kids shoes across the U.S. for the past three years via a licensing agreement — will continue fulfilling …

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Lindsay Lohan Wants to Be the Next Lifestyle Guru

Lindsay Lohan has a new ambition — to be a lifestyle guru. The actress has launched a new page on Preemium.com to share her fashion, beauty and shopping tips, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at her life. “I will give you access to all my exclusive content and tell …

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Margot Robbie and Selena Gomez Both Love These Sandals

Margot Robbie and Selena Gomez both have a taste for Tod’s. This month, while paying a visit to the Radio Disney Studios, Selena Gomez donned Tod’s buckled platform sandals with a black summery dress. The leather sandals, with their wooden platform, are simple and versatile, making them easy to dress …

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7 Sturdy Workboots With Steel Toes That Are Actually Comfortable

Men of steel. They’re a diverse group of workers across the country, taking on projects ranging from building bridges to repairing power lines. With danger typically looming on the job site, these workers need head-to-toe protection that includes well-built steel-toe boots. While many of today’s tradesmen are opting for lightweight …

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