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To build a family of
the most admired
performance and
lifestyle brands
on earth.

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We empower, engage, and inspire our
consumers – every step of the way.

  • We are a family of brands covering all ages, passions and pursuits, with a presence in virtually every corner of the world.
  • We are focused on our consumer and driven by innovation – all in pursuit of growth.
  • We are committed to further expanding the global footprint of our brands.
  • We are building deep connections with our consumers through our consumer-direct initiatives.
  • We are dedicated to delivering superior financial results for our shareholders.

Highlights of Our Timeline

  • 1883

    Company founded

  • 1958

    Hush Puppies introduced

  • 1994

    Cat Footwear license acquired

  • 1997

    Merrell acquired

  • 1998

    Harley-Davidson license acquired

  • 2003

    Sebago acquired

  • 2009

    Chaco acquired

  • 2012

    Sperry, Saucony, Stride Rite, and Keds acquired

Fast Facts

fast facts: nearly 100 million units sourced per year, sold in 200+ countries and territories, by over 6,000 associates


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