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Here's why women's sneakers sales are growing at a rapid clip

Kellie Ell

Women's sneakers sales increased 37 percent last year, while high heels fell 11 percent during the same period, according to data from The NPD Group. Women have more shoe options across all categories and are increasingly choosing comfort. Rhiannon Anderson has about 50 pairs of high heels in her closet.