What are orthopedics?

On this day in 1930, President Franklin Roosevelt signs the National Orthopedic Survey Act, which required Americans to get medical examinations at least once a year.In addition to requiring physicians to write annual examinations, it required doctors to be trained to evaluate patients, and to report their results.(AP)The act required physicians to be properly trained […]

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UK fashion retailer vans shoes to sell its fashion clothing business, said to be worth £30m

A UK clothing retailer, vans shoes , is set to make its clothing business public, following its £30 million purchase of a chain of stores, including Clarks, Clarks Shoes and Zara, from Italian retailer Conman.The acquisition will enable the company to offer its own range of clothing, and to develop its own branded brands in […]

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How to buy a new pair of shoes?

With the Irish economy set to contract for the second consecutive year, many shoppers are turning to their local shoe store for their next pair of footwear. According to figures released by the National Retailers’ Federation (NRF), over a third of sales were made online last year, with online sales down from 27.5% of all retail […]

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