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  • Men's footwear sales are booming in the US
  • Men's footwear sales are booming in the US
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Men's footwear sales are booming in the US

When you think about a wardrobe filled with dozens of pairs of shoes, you might imagine a clued-up fashionista with a passion for high heels. But today’s footwear enthusiast is likely to be a bloke with a preference for sneakers, as men’s shoe sales are set to top women’s.



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