The Aldo Group Inc. is a business that was founded in 1972 by Aldo Bensadoun and is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The company specializes in retail sales, shoes, and accessories.
Salvatore Ferragamo is a luxury goods company that is headquartered in Florence, Italy.
Ecco is a shoe company that was founded in 1963. The company was started by Karl Toosbuy in Bredebro, Denmark. Today, the company has over 19,000 employees.
Lacoste is a clothing and shoe company that was founded in 1933 in Troyes, France. The company was licensed to Izod from 1952 to 1993. Currently the company employees over 1,500 employees and is headquartered in Troyes, France.
The Asics Sports Corporation was founded in 1949 by Kihachiro Onitsuka, In Kobe Japan. Today, the company has over 7,800 employees and produce products in the sportswear and apparel industries
Converse was founded in 1908, by Marquis Mills Converse. The company started by making winterized shoes with rubber for men, women, and children. Today, the company is a subsidiary of the Nike Corporation and has over 2,600 employees.

Clarks is a shoe making company that was originally founded in 1825 in Street, UK. Today, the company has over 15,000 employees.

The North Face is an apparel company that was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Alameda, CA. The company offers products for an outdoor lifestyle.
The Red Wing Shoe company was founded in 1905 in Red Wing, Minnesota. There are over 600 employees that manufacture over 200,000 pairs of shoes every year. The company defines their culture with the following sentences to clarify the values:
  • Company: Act like owners, live our values.
  • Customer: Make it right, make it WOW!

Royal Robbins is a shoe and apparel company that was founded in 1968. The company focuses on creating clothing that supports people in their outdoor adventures and lifestyle.

I used to Timberland boots all winter long! They were great back in the day, but it has been a while since I have tried these on a daily basis.

While researching shoe companies, I started finding more and more links to DSW, Inc. After a little bit of clicking, the core values for DSW presented themselves on the jobs page.

What an interesting company with a rich history of being in business over 100 years.
I just learned that Coach has men's shoes. Interesting. Looking forward to learning more.
Founded in 1985, Dolce & Gabbana has a wide variety of products in the retail industry.

Another great company with a rich history. Burberry was founded in 1856!

Admittedly, I have a lot to learn about Hugo Boss. The great thing is.. the company has a great website that really outlines who they are and their heritage. Looking forward to learning much more about Hugo Boss in the near future.

A global company that owns at least 15 different brands of shoes.

Here is a small explanation of the company taken from their website: "We find and build niche brands into global lifestyle leaders through innovative design and marketing. From fashion-oriented to outdoor, athletic to casual, our brands meet the specific needs of different groups, activities, jobs and individuals. The only thing we don’t cater to is the ordinary."
When Guccio Gucci founded his namesake company in Florence in 1921, his vision was rooted in a respect for tradition and a strong outlook towards the future. More than 90 years later, under the design direction of Frida Giannini, Gucci has become world renowned for its sunglasses and watches, boasting the utmost in Italian craftsmanship and fashion authority.
In 2006, American traveler Blake Mycoskie befriended children in a village in Argentina and found they had no shoes to protect their feet. Wanting to help, he created TOMS, a company that would match every pair of shoes purchased with a pair of new shoes given to a child in need. One for One.®

Dick Hayne opened the first Free People™ store in West Philadelphia in the 1970s. From its early days as a retail store, Free People has grown into a lifestyle brand for stylish young people who look for freedom in the clothes they wear without sacrificing great quality and affordability.

DC® recognizes the fusion between art and skateboarding, taking footwear to the next level. Delivering uncompromising comfort, durability, and eye-catching fashion, DC is the source for everyday and technical skateboarding footwear.

Dr. Martens doesn't think of itself as a "shoe" brand, but rather a way of thinking, a self-expression if you must. Popularly known as Doc Martens, they allow you to feel free to rock your grunge shorts, spike up your hair to the heavens, show off your body art, whatever floats your boat. So whether you call them Dr. Martens, Doc Martens or just Docs there are no limits to your creativity.
Eagle Creek® was born in the San Jacinto Mountains of California where Steve and Nona Barker ran a retail store called Mountain People and sewed custom mountain packs. In 1975, they turned their energy full-time to pack manufacturing and the name Eagle Creek was chosen. Since its beginning, innovation, durability, and craftsmanship have been an integral part of the brand's DNA.
The Quiksilver® story is about the relationship between riders and our products, and every Quiksilver experience should feel like walking into a surf shop and smelling the scent of wax and new boards. The Quiksilver brand's mission isn't about offering the latest gadget or trendy clothing; it's about providing their customers with the right tools to conquer whatever challenge they've chosen.
Simply put, Crocs™ shoes are a bona fide phenomenon in the world of footwear. That might have something to do with the fact that Crocs shoes are the most comfortable and versatile shoes you will ever own. Originally intended to be a boating and outdoor shoe, crocs shoes have become universally accepted as a fashionable, all-purpose shoe.
First and foremost, our business is a reflection of who we are. We have passion for our products, an appreciation of their heritage and a genuine belief in their benefits. To that end, our business is also a reflection of what we choose to represent - quality products that are comfortable, unique, timeless and respectful of the world around us. This was taken from the employment page.
Adidas, Mission, Vision, Values. Corporate Culture
Adidas provides sport shoes and apparel for markets such as soccer, tennis, running, golf, and basketball, just to name a few.

If you are into skateboarding, then you may have heard of Vans shoes.  Whether you are into skate, snow, bmx, or any other fun athletic activity, Vans is a great choice of shoe.

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