AKRON, Ohio, May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for summer, Goodyear Licensed Products, part of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, will debut the Goodyear Performance Collection for men, featuring canvas sneakers and racing-inspired silhouettes, providing consumers with easy, comfortable footwear choices for long summer weekends, travel and a night on the town. The line, including five new styles, is available online and at more than 180 stores nationwide, including Shoe Department, specialty retailers and will be showcased in May on Amazon.com.
The Goodyear Performance Collection incorporates styles that have durability, mobility, traction and comfort. For car aficionados, Goodyear tire tread patterns are used in the soles, while the Clutch silhouette is inspired by competition footwear used by race car drivers.
"Having this line available from coast to coast in time for the easy days of summer enables us to introduce our heritage to a wide range of consumers," said Nancy Ray, director of licensed products at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. "We are proud to be working with respected retailers to help launch our shoe collection across the U.S."
Specifically, this line includes: the Vulcan Var Canvas ($80.00), Ori Performance Racing ($70.00), Clutch Performance Racing ($70.00), Index Performance Racing ($60.00), and Groove Goodyear Racing ($60.00).
Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs approximately 66,000 people and manufactures its products in 49 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate.
About SCL Footwear Group Goodyear Footwear USA: SCL Footwear Group, LLC was re-established in 2009 as the premiere resource for Work Safety and Industrial footwear servicing the United States and Canada market. SCL was nominated shortly thereafter as licensee manufacturer and distributor for all categories of men's and women's and children's footwear for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in the USA and Canada. For further information: www.goodyearfootwearusa.com
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