Converse

Converse
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Converse is an American shoe company with a production output that primarily consists of apparel, skating shoes and lifestyle brand footwear. Converse is known as one of America's most iconic footwear companies.

The company was founded in 1908. Converse has been a subsidiary of Nike, Inc. since 2003. The company lost a huge monopoly after other companies presented their own styles, but Converse rebounded and changed the targeted audience. During World War II, the company shifted its manufacturing from the public, and instead made them for the military. It was one of the few producers of athletic shoes and for over a half century the company dominated the American court shoe market. Converse shoes are distinguished by a number of features, including; the company's star insignia, the All Star's rubber sole, smooth rounded top, and wrap-around strip that have become extremely distinguishable internationally.

Converse manufactures its products under the Cons, Chuck Taylor All-Star, John Varvato...read more

Country of origin 
US United States
Business established 
1908
Number of units (worldwide) 
700
Target countries 
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Franchise fee 
15.000 EUR
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