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Readers' Choice: Shoe Drop

Shoe companies weigh in on how sales fared in 2009.

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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.