Top 10 Sportswear Brands of the World 2015

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3. Puma

Puma SE, officially branded as PUMA is headquartered in Bavaria, Germany is a world renowned producer of sportswear and footwear.

Historically, the name of PUMA has been associated with legends on the field including Pele, Maradona, Eusebio continuing with modern day legends including Gianluigi Buffon and Jamaican Speedster Usain Bolt. In 1986, the company went public as “PUMA AG” and the PUMA stock began trading on the Munich and Frankfurt stock exchanges. At the Barcelona Olympics in the year 1992, Heike Drechsler in long jump category and Dieter Bauman of Germany, in addition to Linford Christie of Great Britain all won Gold medals wearing the spikes which were designed by PUMA. In 1998, PUMA signed Serena Williams. One year later she won her first Grand Slam Tournament, the US Open. Further in the year 2002, Serena Williams along with the brand PUMA unveiled the famous “Serena Williams Tennis Collection”.  Puma stands as the leading producers for NASCAR and PUMA is synonymous with technology in terms of innovative designs with the Laser Sewn Technology based jerseys donned by the Italian National Team in the 2006 World Cup. In addition, they have moved in to alliances with Ferrari, Ducati and BMW to make customized shoes. In the world of original and innovative sportswear and footwear, the brand name of PUMA inspires a rich historical background with a contemporary progressive outlook.

Revenue in the FY 2014: $4.1 B

Estimated Revenue in the quarter ending on May-June ’15: $755.67 M

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