What’s Selling: Athletic

Retailers across the country share their top sellers for the week:

1. Brooks Adrenaline
2. Asics GT-2000
3. Saucony Pro Grid Guide
Top trend: “We saw the pendulum swing to the minimalism platform shoes,” said owner Thom Burleson. “The pendulum is swinging back now. We’re seeing the trend toward lower-profile shoes but nothing off the deep end where there was such a little protection for the foot.”

1. Brooks Adrenaline
2. Mizuno Wave Rider & Wave Inspire
3. Saucony Pro Grid Guide 7
Top trend: “The biggest trend we’re seeing is the reduction in the minimal shoes. People are moving back toward the regular sole,” said owner Joel Feinberg. 

RUNNERS ROOST, Lakewood, Colo.
1. Brooks Adrenaline
2. Asics GT-2000
3. Saucony Omni
Top trend: “We do well with the in-between barefoot styles and full cushions — the shoes that are based on natural principles and have support,” said manager Joel Hamilton.

ATMOS, New York
1. Nike Flyknit Chukka
2. Nike Roshe Run
3. Vans Authentic
Top trend: “We sell what people see on the celebrities,” said manager Chris Romeo. “Kanye West is dominating the market. What he wears, we sell.”

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