Archives for April, 2013

Skechers proposing $40 million to settle class action

According to Big Class Action, Skechers have proposed to settle the class action for $40 million.

A $40 million settlement has been proposed in a consumer fraud class action lawsuit pending against toning shoe manufacturer Skechers U.S.A.

Entitled Grabowski v. Skechers U.S.A., Inc., No. 3:12-cv-00204 (W.D. Ky.), the lawsuit concerns claims that Skechers violated certain state laws and consumer protection statutes in connection with the marketing and sale of its toning shoes. Skechers denies those allegations.

Internet Interest in Toning Shoes

I have just been looking at Google trends to see what interest there is in toning shoes. There has been a big decline in the number of people searching for ‘toning shoes’ at Google since a peak in December2011:

According to Google Adwords tools, there are 12 000 searches each month for ‘toning shoes’.