Following the receivership of the owners of the shoes.com the domain and associated social media
accounts and secondary domains were sold to Walmart Inc for around $9 million (USD). Walmart plans
to relaunch shoes.com as a separate brand under its subsidiary Shoebuy.com Inc...
The ISO standard for shoe sizes is the mondopoint sizing system.
This standard was first proposed in the early 1970's and eventually released in 1991.
It has gained some traction, although it's use is far from widespread, with Mondopoint often being used for military
footwear (adopted by NATO), ski boots and ice skates...
It would seem to be sensible to have a single size numbering system for both
adults and children. This is the case for some systems with the European, Japanese
and Mondopoint systems having a numbering system that allows children's sizes to
be smaller numbers in the same system...