RIP: The Gravity Defyer Sperm Logo

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A good logo can do a lot for brand recognition. When it comes to shoes, iconic logos like the Nike swoosh or adidas stripes are instantly recognizable, and more than a few shoes are sold simply because of the cool-factor associated with their presence. On the other hand, a bad logo can leave a brand […]

Leisure Trends Group Releases June 2012 Run Specialty Retail Sales Report

In addition to being a shoe addict, I also like observing sales trends in specialty running stores. My go-to source for this info is Leisure Trends Group, and earlier this month they released their report for June 2012. Here’s an excerpt: Sales of all running shoes (road, race and trail) reached $53M in June, 15% […]