The “sports culture” has taken the whole world by a storm in recent times. The need and desire to stay healthy have brought the people out jogging or taking a brisk walk in the morning. Youngsters devote a substantial amount of time to sports. But the achievements in the world of sports or the feeling of relaxation after a jog could not have been possible without a good sports shoe. Sports accessories, especially shoes, have carved out a niche for themselves ever since they came on the scene. Here is a list of top brands of sports shoes.
After many years, Nike still maintains its throne thanks to its differentiation and constantly changing, updating trends and technologies. Nike is the brand that owns many world records for sports shoes as well as technological innovations.
It is also a brand with more logos than any other brand of sneakers. Air Max, Air Force 1 or Air Jordan are all Nike shoes that create their own era.
Talking about Adidas you can not help but mention the classic names such as: Superstar, Stan Smith and Gazelle.
However, Adidas is not only immersed in its successes, but also constantly innovating and updating technology. The German sports shoe company recently ran a 3D printing experiment to produce groundbreaking mesh shoes. So if you don’t want to be left behind in the tech race, don’t take your eyes off Adidas.
Converse is a shoe brand with a long history with more than 100 years of age. Although after more than 100 years, the design of the shoe is still not out of fashion and is always one of the most popular shoes today.
With a simple, dynamic design; Converse shoes are always in the top of a must-have shoe locker. Converse suits everyone and is easy to mix as well.
Balenciaga is the shoe brand that is at the forefront of the trend of redefining “bad shoes”. The “father’s shoes” have made a storm in the fashion world in recent years.
Triple S is the most talked about name, helping Balenciaga gain a leading position in the fashion industry. Balenciaga once again became the focus when pioneering redefining “bad shoes”. Keep an eye on Balenciaga for the fastest updates on the world’s fashion crazy trends.
5. New Balance
In the midst of a fierce battle between fashion brands in the world, New Balance seems to be focused on its goal of bringing the world’s quietest running shoes.
Not too noisy like other brothers and friends, New Balance still aims to best product quality with a series of well-trained employees. That is also the reason that New Balance has received the trust of athletes, sneaker players, even celebrities who do not care about fashion.
Puma is a Germany based multinational brand that designs and manufactures athletic and casual shoes, apparel and accessories having headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Bavaria, Germany. PUMA is the fourth largest sportswear manufacturer in the world. It was founded in 1948 by Rudolf Dassler. As per February 2019 data there are 13,000 people worldwide who are employed by Puma. Puma distributing its products in more than 120 countries.
Puma make products for Basketball, Soccer, Running, Training and Fitness, Golf, Motorsports and Sportstyle etc. Athletes prefer to wear Puma Shoes because of quality and support during games. Total turnover in 2017 was 4.135 billion euro whereas the net income in 2017 was 128.7 million euros and in 2019 it is expected to grow by 30%.
Vans is an manufacturer of skateboarding shoes and related apparel, based in Santa Ana, California and owned by VF Corporation. Founded by Paul Van Doren, James Van Doren and Gordon C in March 16, 1966 as “The Van Doren Rubber Company”. Vans sneakers are very famous around the globe because of very different look, designs and colors. Current CEO is Steven E. Rendle. Vans is expected do $2.3 billion in sales in 2019, up from around $2 billion last year. Total number of employees working in Vans around the world are approx 4000.
8. New Balance:
The enterprise was founded in 1906 in Boston especially for production of foot shoes. In 1976, they won the title of “the king of running shoes” by the professional sports magazine Runner’s World. In 1999-2000, the company became the fastest growing sports shoes brand in the world. In 2000, Sydney Olympics the track and field teams designated the brand in their sports attire.
It was set up in 1895 by Joseph W. Foster in UK with the name KSTAR. Reebok derives its name from the small African antelope and same is the description in the trademark. By 1900 the company became world famous for its shoes embedded with spikes. The company began working under the name REEBOK in 1958 when the original owner founded a new joint venture company with his grandchildren. It is one of the widely recognized brands globally.