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What's Selling: Outdoor

The hot styles at retail last week.

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Massey’s Professional Outfitters, Baton Rouge, La.

Photo By Massey’s Professional Outfitters, Baton Rouge, La.

Gruene Outfitters, New Braunfels, Texas

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Uncle Dan’s, Chicago
1. Keen Targhee low and mid
2. Merrell Moab Gore-Tex
3. Patagonia Release
On sale: “We always have sales going on in the store,” said Jon Kobb, store manager. “There is a free club for customers to join through e-mail that offers different sales every week. It may be from 10 percent to 30 percent off any item, or the entire purchase.”

Massey’s Professional Outfitters, Baton Rouge, La.
1. Vibram Five Fingers
2. Ugg Metallic Classic Boot
3. Keen Newport H2
On sale: Store at full price. “Right now, there are no sales going on,” said Dustin Smith, footwear buyer. “Since it’s still hot here, we are still selling sandals and summer shoes. We’re still in transition and getting in fall products.”


Gruene Outfitters, New Braunfels, Texas
1. Vibram Five Fingers (above)
2. Merrell Siren Sport
3. Merrell Jungle Moc
On sale: Store at full price. “We don’t do big sales or promotions,” said manager Jacob DePriest. “Our next sale will be our holiday Christmas sale, an annual open house the second week in December, where we give away gift certificates during the day. ”

Shoes-n-Feet, Shoreline, Wash.
1. Merrell Chameleon Trek Gore-Tex
2. Keen Targhee
3. New Balance 955 (above)
On sale: Store at full price. “We don’t have any sales going on right now, but we’ll probably have one on athletic shoes coming up,” said owner Jason Brown. “We don’t have annual sales. We only do promotions for existing customers.”

Tent & Trails, New York
1. Asolo Fugitive
2. Lowa Renegade
3. Scarpa ZG65
On sale: “We always have sales going on,” said GM Jamie Abish. “They are usually the discontinued styles or colors, not the [shoes] that are brand-new for this year.”

Village Footwear, Los Angeles
1. Merrell
2. Mephisto Allrounder
3. Blundstone 500 series
On sale: Store at full price. “We do two big end-of-the-season sales: one after the summer and one after the winter,” said owner Evan Veitch. “It’s a big event that goes on for a month, and about half the store goes on sale.”

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