Footwear market has grown a lot in the past few decades as there is a drastic rise in consumer spending power. Shoes plays a very important role to get noticed in crowd that is why shoes brands are investing heavily in design and development to enhance quality and designs. A good quality shoe is always judged on the basis of its material, comfort, durability, stylish design etc & there are various manufacturing companies in the market all over the world offering wide varieties of casual & Leather shoes for all age group. According to the estimate footwear market total sales around the world will be close to $385 billion by 2022. According to great revenue and customer`s choice here we will be discussing a list of Top 10 Shoes Brands in the World of year 2017 and 2018.
Adidas is a German multinational corporation which has conquered the market of sportswear manufacturing industry. Adidas was founded in July 1924 by Adolf Dassler & currently is a second biggest sportswear manufacturer in the world and biggest manufacturer in Europe. This brand is known as one of the highest selling footwear & sports apparels around the world. Adidas sells a range of clothing items, varying from men’s and women’s t-shirts, jackets, hoodies, pants and leggings etc. As per the latest report the Total Sales generated in 2017 was approx $23 million. Adidas shoes & apparels is considered as the most comfortable & stylish & over the years it has captured a huge market all over the globe.
Skechers Brand was founded in 1992 by Robert Greenberg having headquartered in Manhattan Beach, California. Now Skechers is third largest athletic footwear brand in the United States. It focuses on developing casual & trendy shoes for men, women & Children. Skechers make boots, sneakers, training shoes, oxfords, sandals, and semi-dressy shoes. Skechers earning was more than $4.84 billion in revenues during the 2018 fiscal year. The company employed approximately 12,000 people worldwide.
Not a surprise that Nike is one of the best leading shoe manufacturer in the world which supplies athletic shoes and apparels. The company was founded on 1964 by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight, and officially became Nike, Inc. on May 1971 and headquartered in Washington County, Oregon, United States. In fiscal year 2012, its revenue was appro US $24 billion & employed more than 45000 people all over the world. Is is called as the most valuable brand among sports businesses as in 2014 it was valued at US $19 billion with an increase in revenue upto US $29 billion in 2017. As per the latest report of 2018, it has employed more than 73000 people all over the world with a revenue of US $36 billion.
Vans is an American company founded in 1966 based in California & manufacturer of skateboarding shoes & related apparels. Vans is known for their unique & versatile shoes with a lot of varieties. The online store of Vans also allow to customize the design of shoe customer wants to buy. Vans has supported the Warped Tour since 1996. This company is also the manufacturer of apparels & other products like hoodies, socks, backpacks etc. Their shoes are on a pricey side but they are loved for there comfort, unique design & durability.
Puma, is a German multinational company that manufactures athletic & casual shoes, apparels & accessories. The company was founded in 1948 Rudolf Dassler & is the third largest sportswear manufacturer in the world. As per the record of 2017, Puma employed more than 14000 employees all over the world & distributes its products in more than 120 countries. Puma shoes are popular for their attractive designs, durability and comfort & the Total net revenue was calculated approx €3.45 billion in 2015 & never looked back again.
SeeandWear Brand is the newest out of all the brands mentioned but the quality is totally worth it to include this brand in Top 10 list. SeeandWear was founded in the year 2011 and is the leading manufacturer and seller of genuine Leather Formal casual shoes, Leather Belts, Wallets, Sports T-Shirts etc. This brand was founded in India but now exporting there products all over the world including US & Dubai. You can buy the variety of Men’s Leather shoes like Loafers, Lace-up shoes, Brogue shoe, Monks etc. One unique thing which make this brand different from others is the comfort cushioned insole in formal shoe which is very difficult to find. Another USP of this brand is that they provide best quality, durable & comfortable shoes without making a big hole in pocket.
Bata for founded in August 1894 in Czech Republic by Tomas Bata & known as the world’s most acknowledged footwear brand in the world. the company has its retail stores in more than 70 countries with more than 5500 showrooms. Bata is known for its variety of formal/ casual shoes, bags, belts & accessories for all age group & genders. This is a family oriented brand where you can find best product for your family member of any age group. Talking about only Bata India, they had a turnover of 24,900 million in financial year 2016-17.
Fila is an Italian company founded 1911 in Biella and manufactures sportswear for men, women, children and athletes. This 108 years old company manufactures Athletic shoes, clothing & accessories & supplies it all over the world. The Company offers its wide range of products to a number of brands, including Das, Giotto, D idò, Pongo, Lyra, and others.
Reebok was founded in 1958 and is one of the global manufacturer of sports footwear, apparel & accessories. It is the official footwear and apparel sponsor for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), CrossFit, Spartan Race, and Les Mills. In 2005, Adidas acquired Reebok as a subsidiary but operations were maintained under different brand names. Reebok manufactures & sells fitness, running, cross fit sportswear including clothing & footwear. In 2010 Reebok announced there partnership with CrossFit & 2013 with Les Mills.
Asics is a Japanese multinational company which manufactures shoes & sports equipment. It was founded in 1949 and produces a vintage category of shoes which are on a higher side. In 2006, the company generated 171 billion yen in net sales and 13 billion yen in net income. On December , 2018, ASICS announced the launch of an e-commerce website for the Indian market.
Hey friends so these were Top 10 Shoes brands in the world which were very famous & profit making since past decades. And thanks for reading my blog and stay tuned for the next one.