Company Nike, Inc.
Country United States
Email weborderinfo@converse.com
Telephone +1 888 792 3307
Fax n.a.
Market Segment Mass Market
Core Business Shoes

About Converse

Official Websites

Converse website
Converse ecommerce

Official Social Media

Brand Description

Establishment

Year
1908
City
Massachussets
Country
United States

Founder

Marquis Mills Converse

Designers

Chuck Taylor
1996 - Present
Jack Purcell

Profile

NIKE, Inc.'s wholly-owned affiliates, reported as Other Businesses - Cole Haan, Converse, Inc., Hurley International, LLC, NIKE Golf, and Umbro, Ltd. - play a significant role in our future growth plans. At the end of fiscal 2011, NIKE, Inc.'s affiliate businesses contributed approximately $2.7 billion of the company's $20.9 billion in revenue. As part of our growth strategy, we continue to invest in opportunities that will generate the highest possible long-term returns.

Converse, Inc., established in 1908 and based in North Andover, Massachusetts, has built a reputation as "America's Original Sports Company"™ and has been associated with a rich heritage of legendary shoes such as the Chuck Taylor® All Star® shoe, the Jack Purcell® shoe and the One Star® shoe. Today, Converse offers a diverse portfolio including premium lifestyle men's and women's footwear and apparel. Converse product is sold globally by retailers in over 160 countries and through more than 50 company-owned retail locations.
Converse realized $1.1 billion in reported revenue in fiscal 2011.

Business Strategy

Market Positioning

Mass Market

Core Business

Shoes

Target

Men
Women
Kids

Product Categories

Accessories
Apparel
Bags
Denim
Shoes
 

Nike, Inc. profile

Name Nike, Inc.
Website nikebiz.com
Country United States
VAT Number n.a.
Telephone +1 800 640 8007
Fax n.a.
Date of foundation 1972
Type of Company Listed

Headquarters

Nike World Headquarters One Bowerman Drive Beaverton, OR 97005

Ownership (Top Shareholders)

KNIGHT PHILIP H. n.a.
CAPITAL GROUP COMPANIES, INC., THE via its funds 5.31
BLACKROCK, INC. via its funds 4.58
FMRLLC via its funds 3.40
VANGUARD GROUP, INC. THE via its funds 3.05
STATE STREET CORPORATION via its funds 2.84
PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL INC via its funds 2.51
BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORPORATION via its funds 2.26
LANSDOWNE PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED via its funds 2.19
T. ROWE PRICE GROUP, INC via its funds 1.85
JANUS CAPITAL GROUP, INC. via its funds 1.71

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