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UR Graduate’s Shoe-Making Project Gives Hope to Vulnerable

A fresh graduate from University of Rwanda’s College of Science and Technology has started a shoe-making project, and it is not only giving her livelihood but also turning around the lives of several vulnerable women she has taken under her wings. Ahirwe Freedom Samantha started Posh Creative Ltd in line with Made-in-Rwanda spirit and has been… Read more

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On the evolution of sneaker tech, from 1933 on

These shoes are made for running. Born to run. Sarah Chodosh Legend has it that, in the late 1800s, students eluded their headmasters in stealthy rubber-soled shoes, earning the kicks the name “sneakers.” That vulcanized rubber was the first in a string of foot-friendly features that shaved minutes off marathon times. Over the last century, improvements… Read more

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Asics is going to bake your next custom sneaker in a microwave

Custom sneakers can usually take weeks, if not months, to be made, but Asics is going to make you one the same way you make instant ramen. The sportswear giant says it’ll soon introduce microwaves in its stores that can “bake” soles in just around 15 seconds. SEE ALSO: Adidas releases puke and beer repellent… Read more

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The gift list

FOOT FETISH Pretty Random Your festive attire will now be complete with footwear crafted by a talented city-based designer. A NIFT graduate, Arsheen Moosa, 28, started with a clothing line and moved to footwear eventually. “The transition was pretty random and hence the name of the brand,” she says. Colourful, edgy footwear defines this brand which… Read more

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Global Retail Trends in the 2017 Sportswear Market

DUBLIN, October 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The “Retail Trends in the Sportswear Market” report has been added to Research and Markets’ offering. This report examines the four key areas that retailers focus on to engage and retain today’s consumers. It provides an understanding of consumer and retailer behaviour. It includes a brief analysis of the impact… Read more

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