Top 10 Sportswear Brands of the World 2015

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7. Converse

Converse is currently an American shoe company with a fabrication output that chiefly comprises sportswear, and way of life branded footwear.

Converse makes its products beneath the One Star, Chuck Taylor, and Jack Purcell names. Converse shoes are elite and distinguished by its Star emblem. The company sells its footwear and other items internationally through retailers in over 160 countries and in the order of 75 company-owned retail stores nationwide. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusettes, the company Converse is currently an auxiliary of the international sporting giant Nike which specializes in making sporting shoes and apparel. Founded in 1908, it was purchased by Nike in 2005 in a deal of rough $0.3 B. It moved to production of rubberized protective footwear during the Second World War and developed an iconic image in the 1960s and ‘70s, with the all-star basketball shoes reaching the summit of trendy peak. In contemporary times, the corporation has seen relations with superstars such as Krsten Stewart and Drew Barrymore, who have donned their shoes at Red Carpet. It has been associated with Skateboarding, with the launch of the skateboarding program in 2009, under the CONS. Name. A singular collection known as "1Hund (RED)", whereby fifteen percent of the proceeds are used to bear HIV/AIDS prevention, was released by the brand a few years back. Plenty of artists from around the planet were chosen to create designs for the compilation as an integral part of the RED campaign.

Revenue in the FY 2014: $1.6 B