Whether you buy your shoes at a specialty running store or at a Footlocker equivalent, I would recommend getting suggestions from the sales staff on what type of shoe would work for you, then try on a few pairs to see what feels good on your feet.
Every foot is different, so only you would know what works for you.
I used to work at a specialty running store... and while I steered customers towards the type of shoe that is best for them, be aware that shoe companies had incentive programs for sales staff that could influence the type of shoes they might recommend to customers. This was 10 years ago, so I don't know if this still happens...
Shoe company reps also came by once in a while with the latest version of their shoes and coincidentally enough they brought a pair just in my size.
I ended up with a closet full of shoes that I never wore because they were not the brand I preferred.
So... buyer beware. When I buy shoes now, I research online for the shoe that works for my foot-type. I am brand loyal, so I limit my search to that particular brand as well. Once I find a pair that I like, I buy as many as I can find because that model likely will not be around next year. The model replacing it is usually not as good.
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