Top 10 Sports Brands in the World 2017

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6. Skechers

Skechers is an American footwear and apparel company founded in 1992.


The company was founded by Robert Greenberg as utility-style boots and skate shoes, and later it diversified into athletic and casual styles for men, women and children as well as performance shoes. Skechers is now the second largest athletic footwear brand in the United States.

It is headquartered at Manhattan Beach, California, United States. Robert Greenberg is the preseny CEO of the company and Michael Greenberg is the Chairman. It is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol SKX. The company offers footwear under categories lifestyle division and performance footwear. The company also offers branded apparel, bags, eye wear and more.

Skechers uses celebrity driven advertising with the likes of Meghan Trainor, Rob Lowe, Kelly Brook, Brooke-Burke-Charvet, Jeo Montana, Sugar Ray Leonard, Howie Long, Meb Keflezighi, Kara Coucher, Matt Kuchar, Brooke Henderson, Wesley Bryan, Billy Andrade, Belen Mozo, Ashlan Ramsey and Colin Montgomerie – each one of them endorsing the brand in their fields.

Skechers products are available in more than 160 countries. Skechers announced first billion dollar plus quarter which was recorded in the first quarter of 2017.

Revenue(in million USD):3560

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