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How to Tie a Shoe - How to Tie a Shoe When you were a little kid whoever bought your shoes always bought you the ugly Velcro ones that most always had some kind of cartoon character on them or lit up when the shoe hit the ground. Then one day you decided you weren’t a little kid anymore and the cartoon character or light up shoes weren’t cool enough for you. So off the person who bought your shoes went to buy “big kid shoes”. But, there was a problem, you didn’t know how to keep them on your feet without tripping over those weird looking strings....   [tags: Tying Shoe How to Essays] 581 words
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John Misto's The Shoe-Horn Sonata - John Misto's The Shoe-Horn Sonata “On the other side of our barbed wire fence were twenty or thirty Aussie men – as skinny as us – and wearing slouch hats. Unlike the Japs, they had hairy legs. And they were standing in rows – serenading us.” John Misto created a written visual image that comes through in Act 1 Scene 7 (Page 52). This is brought up in the play when Bridie and Sheila are being interviewed by Rick (Host), they were originally talking about the conditions that they were in, how they were starved and the lack of nutrition, this then moves on to how they sang through the hunger at Christmas....   [tags: Misto Shoe-Horn Sonata] 1472 words
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The Evolution of the Athletic Shoe - The foot is one of the most fascinating parts of the human body. The foot alone contains 26 bones, connected by 33 joints, 107 ligaments, and 19 muscles ("Foot Facts: Human Feet Anatomy Information and Problems."). Each one of them performs a special task, each has a unique assignment to perform in order for a person’s utmost benefit of the individual to walk, run, dance, or perform another task that they might have in front of them. This intricate mechanism, which has been refined over years of evolution nearly to perfection in every capacity in which humans move about, is far from indestructible however....   [tags: Health ]
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Converse Hits the Shoe Industry - ... The brand was reestablished successfully and the company was eventually purchased by its rival, Nike (chucksconnection.com). In 2003 Nike bought out Converse, but they Converse’s management team to implement their strategies. Because of Nike, Converse received $17 million to advertise and allowed them to make their first televised commercial in over ten years. Nike put Converse in their fashion and performance segment giving them access to their lab to further their research and development....   [tags: all-star patch, sneakers, athletes] 1590 words
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Shoe Industry - The Shoe Industry consists of a multitude of footwear categories, varying in utility, style and occasion. When overseeing the market for the shoe industry, we must look at the influence of all shoe trades universally to comprehensively understand how the disparities in sales relate to the needs of specific regions. The global retail market within the shoe industry currently represents $185 billion, driven primarily by Asian and Latin American economies and is expected to reach $211.5 billion by 2018....   [tags: footwear, casual, athletic]
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Shoe Horn Sonata - The Shoe- Horn Sonata *** "The Shoe- Horn Sonata" is a play by John Misto that gives an insight into two lives of two female POWs in WW II and is a vector of Misto’s thoughts. It explores the little known and often terrible events associated with female prisoners of war. The play follows a friendship of two women through the war to a point of tension that’s beyond what any normal friendship would have to deal with. Misto engages his audience by using a multitude of mediums to portray his story creating a truly multimedia performance....   [tags: John Misto] 1725 words
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The Shoe Carnival - The Shoe Carnival Character List: Whitley (Cashier) Raymond (Floor Supervisor) Jessica (Floor Supervisor) Brett (Sales Associate) Karen (Loss Prevention) Shoplifter(female) Customer #1 Police Officer Extra Customers in store Setting: The Shoe Carnival is a retail store where this scene takes place. It is approximately 7 p.m. and one of the employee’s, Whitley is returning to work after a brief break. Just as she is approaching the entrance to the store she notices the flashing police lights and a crowd of spectators....   [tags: essays research papers] 457 words
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The sports shoe industry in China - The sports shoe industry in China A sweatshop is a workplace where workers are subject to extreme exploitation, including the absence of a living wage or benefits, poor working conditions, such as health and safety hazards , and arbitrary discipline, such as physical and psychological abuse. Brief History: There have probably been sweatshops since one man first began working for another. Although sweatshops certainly existed before, the term "sweatshop" itself did not appear in common usage until the 1890s....   [tags: Business and Management Studies:] 2538 words
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Consumer Behaviour in the Unisex Shoe Store Category - This report analyzes the role personal, social, and situational factors in consumer behaviour in the unisex shoe store category. Observations were made at three different shoe retailers including Town Shoes, Payless Shoe Source, and The Shoe Company. These three stores offer very diverse retail environments targeted towards different demographics of people. This report also found that the retail setting, such as music, light, and organization, had an effect on the actions of the consumers in the store....   [tags: Marketing, argumentative, persuasive] 938 words
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History of the Athletic Shoe History - The athletic shoe industry is one of the largest markets in the United States today. This segment operates globally with many competitors. This industry provides us with T-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants, shorts and of course, athletic footwear. Three major corporations dominate the industry itself: Nike, Adidas, and Reebok. Nike controls 44% of the entire market, Adidas owns close to 12%, while Reebok maintains about 12% as well. The Nike Corporation was established in 1981, and in its first year as a public company, it led the industry and was sold in more than forty countries worldwide....   [tags: essays research papers] 533 words
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Orthotics, and Wearing the Right Shoe Since Childhood - No one would have thought that wearing shoes that did not fit right as a child, would affect us as an adults. Shoes that do not fit right can cause back pain, bad arches, and other problems. Teen mothers are the ones whose child/children had to wear whatever shoes they could get. Sometimes the shoes were too big or small. We were always told to check if shoes fit right by doing the thumb method, putting the thumb on the shoes, and by measuring from big toe to end of the shoes. Even that is not always the best way to check because the shoes can fit in length and not fit by width, arches, and type....   [tags: Podiatry, Pain, Feet]
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New Balance Athletic Shoe, Indonesia, and Globalization - With the constant quest for greater profitability, American companies are reaching further and further around the globe for opportunity. Factories are being built in third world countries, and sales efforts continue to increase in the world’s fastest growing economies like China and Brazil. Consumer products corporations, especially, are seeking out the cheapest and most efficient method of production, and many are beginning to look to Indonesia for answers. According to the Indonesian Footwear Association, “sports footwear produced in Indonesia is expected to soar roughly 25 percent to $1.6 billion since 2007,” (Abelson 1)....   [tags: Business Analysis]
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Marketing Plan for a Shoe Repair Service - Marketing Plan for a Shoe Repair Service I. Introduction: I have created a marketing plan for 'The Shoe Doctor'. The Shoe Doctor will be a local business in the Brownsville area that will offer shoe repair services. There are only a small number of businesses in the valley that offer shoe repair, thus the need for a shoe repair service in the area is vast. II. Target Market:                The proposed target market for 'The Shoe Doctor' will be the lower and middle income residents of Brownsville, TX....   [tags: Business Management Marketing Essays]
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Shoe Marketing Mini-Project - Category: Woman or man's shoes Three Stores: Aldo, Payless Shoes, Sport's Check, Observations We pick three different stores that have different characteristics throughout the store decoration, sales, and the style of the shoes that each of the store carries. The stores are Aldo, payless shoes, and sport's check. Aldo carries fashion shoes which attract people who are more considering about the look of themselves. Payless Shoes has different brand of shoes and style with lower price which is more acceptable than most of the shoe stores; however, the selection of shoes are less and not trendy....   [tags: Business Marketing] 1170 words
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How to Build-A-Business: The Case of Gravity Shoe Retail Store - Introduction Gravity is a retail store specializing in high-end designer shoes. Within my business, I will incorporate a small winery, which will allow my customers the ability to enjoy some of the best wines the world has to offer. Since I am the only owner, my company will be viewed as a disregarded entity for liability purposes. My company will operate under the industries of retail/customer service and beverage management. I will offer both goods and services with outstanding products and services....   [tags: liability, customers, ethics, vendors]
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Doernbecher Releases Always Excite Sneaker Community - Doernbecher Releases Always Excite Sneaker Community Doernbecher Children’s hospital is part of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). It is located in Portland Oregon. This year the hospital was ranked one of the best children’s hospital in United States in 8 out of 10 pediatric specialties, according to U.S. News & World Reports 2013-1014. The premiere health institute teamed up with nike back in 2004 to help children raise money for the hospital. The Doernbecher Freestyle Program was developed so certain children each year could design their very own custom nike shoes to be sold by nike....   [tags: hospital, shoe, pair, children] 873 words
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Expensive Jewerly Fashion in the World - Expensive Jewelry fashion on world wide. Now are gone the times when only precious stones adorned rings or medallions. In high demand are now clothes with gold thread, bras with brilliants or diamonds minted high heels. When you say luxury that it is mean brightness, opulence and glamour, because wealthy woman, heiress of colossal fortunes and Hollywood divas compete in a show called as appealing and unusual, and the great designers of the world, such as Jimmy Choo, Manolo Blahnik and Christian Louboutin, strive to satisfy all desires....   [tags: diamonds, rings, shoe, expensive] 515 words
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Informative Speech: How to Buy a Running Shoe - Purpose: To teach people how to buy a running shoe. Introduction:      Has anybody here ever walked into a shoe store looking for a running shoe. You were probably dazed and confused because there were just so many different brands and styles to choose from. Now a days, shoe stores stock their running sections with different brands and styles. If you are one of those people who has not been shoe shopping in years, then prepared to be shocked. Technology and designs of running shoes have changed drastically....   [tags: Example Informative Speech]
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Investigating the Relationship Between Height and Shoe Size - Investigating the Relationship Between Height and Shoe Size The height of all female girls in yr 7= 2175 The shoe sizes of all the girls in yr 7= 39 The height of all the male boys in yr 7= 2106 The shoe sizes of all the male boys in yr 7= 51 Finding the mean of all of year 7: The mean height of the whole of year 7: 1- First you must add (+) all the girls and boys height together = (4281) 2- Then you must divide (/) by all the girls and boys in yr 7 = (30) 3- Then you must divide 4281 by 30 and the answer is = 142.7 4- The mean is = 142.7 (by 1dp) To make sure answer is right= 4281/30=142.7 The mean of all girls and boys shoe size in year7...   [tags: Papers] 2475 words
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Inconsistent Shoe Quality From Nike Inc - Inconsistent Shoe Quality From Nike Inc General Comments Due to the continuous amount of complaints we have been receiving every week since the release of the new Jordan line shoes on November 1st, 2008, we can’t help but be concerned. Nike is currently the largest and most respected athletic wear company in the world, but we might lose our respectable reputation if we do not fix this problem. Over the past years, our revenues have been increasing on average of about 8% a year; but recently over the last 5 years, our revenue growth has slowed down and our competitor’s revenues have increased dramatically gaining more dividends in the market....   [tags: Business Analysis Report] 1953 words
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Personal Narrative - A Hole In My Left Shoe - A Hole In My Left Shoe I have a hole in my left shoe. It’s on the inside of my left shoe, and it’s been there since the first week I had these shoes. It doesn’t grow or change, because the circumstances that begot it do not grow or change. It’s there because when I sword fight I drag that foot as part of my footwork. This hole in my shoe is a constant thing in my life. Even when I get a new pair of shoes it will still be back there within a week. Look closely at this hole and you can see into it, into me....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing] 985 words
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Comparing Carbon Footprints of Nike and Timberland Shoe Companies - Our group is interested in comparing the carbon footprints of two major clothing brands, Nike and Timberland. For comparison, we used statistics provided by the companies through their public Responsibility Reports. These Responsibility Reports have been reviewed by reliable third party committees. We found that Americans purchase on average 8 pairs of shoes every year. This translates to about 7,142,094,187 CO2 tonnes released into the atmosphere every year, in addition to the rest of the world’s population....   [tags: Business and the Environment] 1411 words
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A Student Evaluates the Websites of Three Shoe Companies - A Student Evaluates the Websites of Three Shoe Companies Many companies now use websites to advertise their products. In this essay I will evaluate the effectiveness of several shoe websites. Three websites that I have been looked at are: www.nike.com (niketown), www.reebok.com, and www.adidas.com. They all are big companies that provide many kinds of shoes. Their websites looked similar in the first sight, but they are actually very different in several ways. My evaluation will be based on the navigation, contents, organization and layout of the websites, target audiences, user satisfaction with the websites, and how long the page takes to load....   [tags: Sell Websites Buy Web Sites] 1302 words
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Analysis of the Television Shoe Doctor Who - Doctor Who is a Science-fiction drama television show in the United Kingdom and is broadcasted by BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation). The show was created by Sydney Newman who was a Canadian film and television producer who brought doctor who to the United Kingdom on November 23 1963. Newman was known as the man to set the foundation for the show giving the idea about the “Blue Box” being bigger on the inside then the outside and also for naming the show and “The Doctor” himself. Now when I say “The Doctor” of course I am referring to the hero of the show which in the case of the beginning it would be William Hartnell but it wasn’t just the doctor and his lonely self he is almost always...   [tags: hero, doctor, adventures, space] 1312 words
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Company Overviews of Nike and Reebok - Company Overviews of Nike and Reebok In 1964 in Oregon, Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman join together to make a new enterprise; each contributed about $500 to the partnership. The company started bringing low priced and high tech athletic shoes from Japan to replace the German domination of athletic shoes in the industry. In 1971, a graphic design student created the Swoosh trademark for a $35 fee. In the same year Jeff Johnson, Blue Ribbon Sports’ first employee, made his most durable contribution to the company in coming up with a new name, Nike, after the Greek goddess of victory....   [tags: Shoe Brands Retail Consumerism Essays] 3978 words
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If the Shoe Fits: A Comparative Analysis of Cinderella and Pretty Woman - Attention Getter. Fairy tales portray the idea that anything is possible for someone no matter the person or their social class. The fairy tale of Cinderella tells a story of a woman who has nothing in life, but, with help, finds a prince with whom she lives “happily ever after.” The fairy tale, however, fails to acknowledge that there is any love between the prince and Cinderella, a key aspect of a relationship. The movie Pretty Woman, directed by Garry Marshall, illustrates the Cinderella idea that a man knows what he wants in a woman, but also that he must be in love....   [tags: movie, cultural]
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Nike Analysis - Since being founded in 1962, Nike has grown from a small fledgling shoe retailer into a world-wide corporate giant. During its first year, sales for Nike were $8000, but as of November 30th, annual sales for Nike were over 12 billion dollars. (hoover) Although Nike already dominates the sporting world, there are many opportunities for growth. According to our research, key strategic challenges facing Nike are increased competition from Adidas with their technological shoe, the Adidas One, and a potentially fatal inability to enter a new growth market such as the extreme sports market....   [tags: Business Analysis Shoe Industry] 1775 words
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Reflections Of Society In Literature - Structure and characterisation The structure of the play The Shoe-Horn Sonata is divided into two acts: the longer Act One, with eight scenes, and a shorter Act Two, with six scenes. It follows theatrical custom by providing a major climax before the final curtain of Act One, which resolves some of the suspense and mystery, but leaves the audience to wonder what direction the play will take after the interval. The action cuts between two settings: a television studio and a Melbourne motel room. The opening scene, with Bridie demonstrating the deep, subservient bow, the kow-tow, demanded of the prisoners by their Japanese guards during tenko, takes the audience straight into the action....   [tags: Shoe-Horn Sonata Analysis John Misto] 962 words
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Payless Shoe Source - On April 25, 1996, the Board of Directors of the May Department Stores Company made the decision to distribute Payless ShoeSource common stock. Effective May 1996, Payless will operate as a publicly owned, independent company. With this new venture, Payless Common Stock will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Beginning May 1996, approximately 39.9 million shares will be distributed by the Bank of New York at the rate of .16 share of Common Stock for every one share of May common stock held by May common shareowners....   [tags: essays research papers] 821 words
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All You Need to Know About Black Suede Boots Clean - ... Here are some variations on suede boots. Western, classy and Minnetonka These three are the some of the most popular kinds of slouch boots out there. The western look is great for those of you who enjoy wearing jeans. Moreover, as the name suggest, it is great for people that enjoy the cowboy feel to their look. The classy look works for women that want that playful yet refined touch with their outfit. The Minnetonka on the other hand, is just plain cute and refreshing for those who like to experiment....   [tags: cleaning, shoe maintenance] 1209 words
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ASICS Products: Brief Overview of Company - ... ASICS also focuses on different levels of comfort and cushioning to suit many athletes. The company may use a GEL cushioning for absorbing shock or they may use a material like FluidAxis, which help support movements in the ankle, and foot. ASICS also has a number system on the shoe that helps runners decide the level of running shoes needed. The higher the number the more advance the shoe. Product Evolution This type of product differentiation has helped the running shoe evolve over time. At first ASICS and the running community in general, focused more on miles, and how long the running shoe could last....   [tags: Sports, Shoes, Athletics ]
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The Purpose of Shoes - Shoes are not only worn to protect the human feet. They are also worn because they add the final touch to the style you are trying to create. The history of shoes is very long and nobody really knows when the first shoes were created but we do know that they were originally made to warm the feet. Now, there are many different types and each kind helps you function a different way. The shoe is also made up of many parts and every kind of shoe has different parts then other types. Year by year, shoes have been improving and becoming more and more popular....   [tags: purpose essays] 662 words
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Effects of Toning Shoes on Lower Extremity Gait Biomechanics by Brian Horsak and Arnold Baca - ... The shoes are made with two pods one is located in the front of the shoe and the other pod is in the heel. The pods purpose is to increase instability and to keep the person unbalanced so that they can continuously readjust and increase leg activity. In this study healthy participants wear the easy tone shoes and they also wear their daily shoes which excludes any high heeled shoes. The participants are asked to walk and to stand in a force plate. Based on the data collected easy tone shoes did not show an increase in muscle activity while standing and it only showed a slight increase in stance....   [tags: advertisements, athletics] 757 words
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The Nike Waffle Racer Changed America - One lightweight shoe fundamentally changed how the world looked at staying fit and ignited the multibillion dollar fitness industry. This shoe, known as the Nike Waffle Racer, was developed by Bill Bowerman and marketed by Phil Knight in 1972. It had innovative features like the first rubber outsole and moisture wicking fabric and started America's obsession with exercising. Bowerman was born in Portland, Oregon in 1911. He went to the University of Oregon where he studied physical education, wrote a best seller about running, and from 1949 to 1972, coached his alma mater into becoming a top-tier school for track and field....   [tags: Athletic Shoes Nike Fitness] 1007 words
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The Evolution of Shoes - Shoes have been worn for many centuries and evolved over time. They serve the purpose of protecting and providing comfort for people’s feet. They also have benefited people in the fashion and sports industry through the many different types of shoes that people wear. Shoes are for covering of the foot. Some are made out of leather, mud, wood, and other available materials that were available at the time. Prehistoric shoes had sturdy bottom and sometimes didn’t reach above the ankle (Prehistoric the iceman cometh)....   [tags: Protection, Comfort, Foot Covering, History]
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The Planning and Design of Athletic Equipment - The Planning and Design of Athletic Equipment Taking part in sports is an activity that improves our health and fitness it is possible to become injured as a result of not using the correct equipment. Let’s say you have a pair of running shoes that do not absorb the impact of road running this can cause knee and hip injuries....   [tags: Papers] 2828 words
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My Version of Cinderella - I really need some help right now. Tonight there is going to be this amazing party and I'm like the only person without a date. Even my younger brothers have dates with these two sisters. If I go alone I will probably be the laughing stock of the kingdom. Like I'm a prince. Why can't I get a date. Since apparently I'm too good for everyone here, I guess I will go alone and just try and blend in. Hopefully this works. It's now time to leave for the dance and my brothers have already noticed I don't have a date....   [tags: short story] 1003 words
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Shoes Through the Centuries - Shoes has been warn for many centuries and evolved over time and serve the purpose of protecting and providing comfort for people’s feet and also they have benefited people in the fashion and sports industry through the many different types of shoes that people wear. Shoes are for covering of the foot some are made out of leather they use to be made out of mud, wood, and other available materials they could find. It has an sturdy bottom and sometimes doesn’t reach above the ankle. 40,000 BC was the first year of clear evidence of foot covering in the ice age period of life....   [tags: feet, industry, technology] 1094 words
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Use of Imagery in Daddy by Sylvia Plath - As a modern female poet, Sylvia Plath played many roles in her art: she was the fragile feminist, the confessional writer, the literary innovator. As a woman, Plath found herself with one foot in her past and the other in an uncertain future, her present an often uncomfortable combination of the two. She was at once a daughter desperate to make her parents proud and a wife eager to please her husband; an overworked, depressed teenager and a lonely, sick mother; a child who lost her father and an adult who lost her hope....   [tags: Poetry Analysis]
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The First Man-Made Method of Transportation - It's just a normal day. You wake up, get ready, and rush out the door. An everyday occurrence, yet without one simple object this daily routine would be drastically different. Consider what you would do on a cold snowy day, or a wet, rainy day without shoes. What would you do when working in the weedy, rocky yard without shoes. A lack of shoes instantly makes itself known when you step out on the icy cold ground or tread on a nice prickly bush. But so what, you say. After all, shoes only take us practically everywhere we go....   [tags: Fashion ]
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A New Policy on High-heeled Shoes - A New Policy on High-heeled Shoes Background Throughout history, women have bent over backward to feel and look attractive. Many of the methods used to obtain this goal are dangerous to their health. The high-heeled shoe, one of the most popular types of women’s foot apparel, belongs in this category. The pump puts a tremendous amount of stress on a woman’s knees, back, heels, and toes. To avoid these potential problems, women should be warned about the dangers of wearing high-heeled shoes. Needs Without knowledge of the damage done by high-heeled shoes women are put in danger of permanently harming their bodies....   [tags: Medical Medicine Health Essays]
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Dance Shoes: I Prefer Paws - I have been dancing for fourteen years now, and as you can imagine, I have been through numerous pairs of dance shoes. Growing older has allowed me to try and experience different shoes and brands, as my variety of dance shoe needs has expanded. Within the past few years, I have had a chance to tryout three different types of dance footwear, the three kinds I have always preferred. These preferred dance shoes- Foot Thongs, Foot Undies, and Paws- are the same type of shoe but vary in appearance, price, and function....   [tags: Dancing, ] 465 words
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Potential Liability in Tort and Protection of Harassment Act of 1997 - INTRODUCTION The main purpose of this Essay is to advise the parties as to any potential liability in tort and under the protection from Harassment Act 1997, also to find out the particulars of the case and list the points that are necessary in order for someone be found guilty. In Caroline and Nicole, A minor must be responsible for his or her own torts. However the issue here is whether Nicole’s actions amounted to a battery. Battery: To make a claim, Caroline must establish that Nicole intentionally caused an offensive contact with her....   [tags: guilty, battery, kiss, claim, cases] 1590 words
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Blake Mycoskie and TOMS: One for One - When Laura was teaching children and volunteering in the construction projects in the Situmi Village on the border of Uganda and Kenya, she came across an interesting scenario. Four previously shoeless Ugandan children each received a pair of TOMS shoes, along with a “TOMS” piece of fabric that resembled a flag. The four children hung the fabric on a stick and ran through the village for days waving it joyously. Today, the flag is still a toy in the Situmi Village (“Waving the TOMS Flag in Uganda”)....   [tags: Philanthropy]
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Rhetorical Analysis of Gravity Defyer Shoes - Rhetorical Analysis of Gravity Defyer Shoes Gravity Defying Footwear has put to use certain rhetorical techniques in their advertizing campaign, which can be seen in publications like “Automobile” and “National Geographic.” Their primary question: “Shoes on Steroids?” This advertisement has been circulating since 2005; the shoe was designed by a man named Alexander Elnekaveh, “an inventor, engineer and entrepreneur who has designed and developed hundreds of original inventions” (Alexander). He holds patents for numerous gadgets, innovation, and unique products around the globe....   [tags: advertisment, new inventions]
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Ancient Factory Found in Armenia - In January of this year a very unique find, was revealed to the world. This was found in the Vayots Dzor region in Armenia, a place that is becoming a hot bed for Archaeologists. In the area a complete wine factory that dates to 4100 BCE, as well as leather shoe with actual shoe laces dating back to 3500 BCE. The reason that both are so unique is because the factory is the oldest one found; the shoe was found perfectly preserved. The wine factory was found near a little town that is still known for the production of wine....   [tags: archeology]
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Tort Law: Harassment Act 1997 - INTRODUCTION The main purpose of this Essay is to advise the parties as to any potential liability in tort and under the protection from Harassment Act 1997, also to find out the particulars of the case and list the points that are necessary in order for someone to be found guilty. In Caroline and Nicole, A minor must be responsible for his or her own torts. However the issue here is whether Nicole’s actions amounted to a battery. Battery: To make a claim, Caroline must establish that Nicole intentionally caused an offensive contact with her....   [tags: harassment, assesment, offensive contact]
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Industrial Analysis of Footwear - ... Increases in price-setting control of wholesalers, are causing downstream retailers to cut costs, forcing unprofitable shoe vendors out of the game. Causing many small retailers to struggle in maintaining a steady profit margin. Evidently, footwear is a basic necessity, and reluctantly invokes high sales volumes. Many firms have begun taking advantage of globalization and consolidation opportunities, to maintain profitability. In 2006, Adidas AG purchased Reebok International , to tap into international profit and control import costs internally; Adidas is currently one of the leading footwear company distributors....   [tags: shoes, profit, competative] 781 words
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Description of the Whole Nike T90 Laser III Advertisement - What is the main thing that a soccer player wants in his/her game. A perfect pair of soccer shoe for his game. Shoes that give them full control over the ball with a perfect accuracy that help him to soccer a goal. In my opinion, Nike did an excellent job in making their advertisement about their new T90 III laser soccer shoe. The main theme of the Nike – T90 III shoes in the advertisement, “Nike – Hit the Target,” is no matter how good you play or how famous you are in the soccer world. You still need a pair of shoe that will help in gaining control over the soccer ball and give you accuracy with speed....   [tags: soccer shoes, t90 shoes, nike, ads] 796 words
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Nike Air Flightposite - SUMMARY This report recommends that basketball players try the Nike Air Flightposite. These shoes are hyper-thin, with a fully integrated molded foamposite PU upper construction and a full-length, dynamic sleeve. This shoe is built for speed with a zippered dynamic-fit lace cover; the shoeliner is encased with Zoom Air to provide enhanced cushioning and responsiveness during quick moves. All-around players seeking a high traction shoe with a sock like fit. Among other advantages, the Air Flightposite extremely lightweight and has a great forward roll for fastbreaks....   [tags: essays research papers] 822 words
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