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April 2018

Children’s shoes: Manufacturers’ sizes incorrectzoom

Children’s shoes: Manufacturers’ sizes incorrect


Inaccurate and misleading sizing is one of the main reasons over half of all children wear shoes that are too small. A current study shows just how dramatic the situation really is: 86% of all children’s shoes are smaller than indicated by the labelled size.

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January 2018

Kids’ shoes: Girls win, boys losezoom

Kids’ shoes: Girls win, boys lose


The majority of children wear shoes that are too short for their feet. The Austrian research team “Children’s Feet – Children’s Shoes” and the regional insurance provider Gebietskrankenkasse Salzburg investigated how to improve this situation, and the results were unexpected.

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August 2017

Back to school: 7 tips for finding shoes that fitzoom

Back to school: 7 tips for finding shoes that fit


Just in time for the start of the new school year, the Austrian research team “Children’s Feet – Children’s Shoes” has summarized parents’ most frequently asked questions in a handy reference sheet.

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June 2017

Japanese kids’ shoes too smallzoom

Japanese kids’ shoes too small


Do Japanese children’s shoes fit? The Austrian research team Children’s Feet – Children’s Shoes went to Japan to test the fit of preschoolers’ shoes in May 2017.

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January 2017

Research team off to Japan

Research team off to Japan


In 2015, a Japanese publisher acquired the rights to the book “Children's feet - Children's shoes: All you need to know about little feet and shoes.” So in May, our research team will be heading off halfway around the world to see if kids in Japan are wearing shoes that fit.

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