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Readers' Choice: Shoe Drop

Shoe companies weigh in on how sales fared in 2009.

Though the fashion business overall was in the tank this year, the majority of survey voters told us they saw only a 5% decline in revenues. However, others were not so lucky: More than a quarter of the participants reported that sales at retail and wholesale dipped 20% or more.