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The Daily's Hot Reads For Thursday: Shoe Me The Money

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The L.A. REGISTER's Joseph Pimentel writes, " Fueling the high sales of athletic shoes are a number of factors : a consumer shift to lead an active lifestyle, a demand for innovative designs and technology, and attaining the latest exclusive sneakers" ( L.A. REGISTER ). Meanwhile, the N.Y. TIMES' Gr...

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