Sportswear brands have a tremendously huge market across the world, and is boosted by the love, affection and passion for sports. Every sports like football, basketball, cricket, golf etc commands a huge following giving sportswear brands a huge market. The top sportswear brands include Nike, Adidas, North Face, PVH, Dick's Sporting Goods alongwith Under Armor, Asics, Puma, Skechers and Columbia Sportswear. Here is the list of the top 10 sportswear brands in the world 2016.
10. Columbia Sportswear
One of the biggest outerwear producer on the planet, Columbia Sportswear Company outlines, fabricates, and showcases open air clothing and footwear.
It is known for circulating its stock to more than 10,000 retailers in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia-New Zealand. It is the main skiwear producer in the United States furthermore offers lines of snowboard attire, chasing and angling garments, easygoing sportswear, and adornments, for example, gloves, caps, scarves, shades, and ski goggles.
Columbia's ascent to the top started amid the 1980s, when Gertrude Boyle and her child, Tim, organized the surprising development of their family-claimed business almost 50 years after the organization started working together as Columbia Hat Company. With mother and child in charge, Columbia's deals became rapidly after the organization entered the skiwear market in 1986 with its trademarked Interchange System of layered outerwear.
The organization made a notoriety for itself to some extent through an eye-discovering publicizing effort highlighting the executive as hard-determined "Mother Boyle." The organization is a worldwide supplier of fantastic outerwear, with dissemination in more than 30 nations. The Company works its very own couple retail outlets, with stores in Portland, Oregon, Nagoya, Japan, and in Sydney, Australia. Columbia additionally offers marked down products through its own outlet stores, with eight in the United States. The organization opened up to the world in 1998. Around 66% of the stock stays in the hands of the Boyle family.
Columbia Sportswear started as a little, family-claimed cap merchant. Columbia Sportswear disseminates its items in more than 72 nations and 13,000 retailers. Columbia likewise works its own chain of retail locations, including its lead store situated in downtown Portland, Oregon. Columbia Sportswear Company is traded on an open market on NASDAQ (COLM).