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Own Skechers? You're Owed a Refund

FTC: Shape-ups won't give you a body like Kim Kardashian's

(Newser) - The government wants you to know that simply sporting a pair of Skechers' fitness shoes is not going to get you Kim Kardashian's curves. Skechers will pay $40 million to settle charges by the FTC that the footwear company made unfounded claims that its $100 Shape-ups shoes (endorsed by... More »

Reebok to Refund $25M for Bogus Toning Shoes

In order to settle FTC's false advertising complaint

(Newser) - Reebok has agreed to dole out up to $25 million in refunds for people who bought its EasyTone and RunTone shoes, in the mistaken belief that they’d actually help them tone their lower body as advertised. The move settles an FTC complaint that Reebok’s various claims about the... More »

Do Little Girls Really Need Butt-Toning Shoes?

No, conclude two bloggers

(Newser) - Great news, moms! Shape-Ups, the Skechers shoes that, as Jessica Wakeman writes on the Frisky , "claim to tone your ass," are now available for your little girl. The commercial for the baby butt-toning sneakers includes, of course, a reference to "looking good" and shows a girl being... More »

'Toning Shoes' Don't Work

'Shoes are not a magic pill,' says exercise advocate

(Newser) - “Toning shoes” promise to get you in shape—“without setting foot in a gym,” one Skechers ad claims. Surprise, surprise: That may not be true. The trendy “athletic” shoes, which cost $100 to $245, have unstable soles that supposedly force your muscles to work harder, resulting... More »

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