Home Must Reads Other shoe brands choosing Portland

Other shoe brands choosing Portland

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Shoe companies like Switzerland-based On Running are choosing Portland for North American headquarters because it's where the talent is.

It's been two decades since Rob Strasser, a former Nike executive, convinced Germany-based Adidas to pick up and move its North American headquarters from New Jersey to Portland. Since then, a number of shoe and sports apparel brands have followed suit -- most recently and notably, Under Armour. Also this year, the fledgling Swiss running shoe brand On set up shop in Portland.

But the list is long of other shoe brands that have started in Portland or relocated here. Among them: Mizuno Running USA; Hi-Tec; Keen; Bogs Footwear; RYZ; Skora; Sseko Design; and Chinese brands Anta and Li Ning.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

{biztweet}portland shoe{/biztweet}

 

Comments   

 
Guest
+1 #1 RE: Other shoe brands choosing PortlandGuest 2013-06-25 20:12:52
Footwear and Apparel news
Quote | Report to administrator
 

More Articles

Workplace benefits

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Health care and vacations rule. That’s the consensus from our reader poll on workplace benefits that help retain and recruit employees.


Read more...

Tech makes the world go round

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, March 20, 2014
03.20.14 thumb internetBY JASON NORRIS | GUEST BLOGGER

I don’t think anyone can (or should) remember what it was like to get things done without the internet. This milestone in technology has certainly benefited brick-and-mortar companies and subsequently launched a new era of businesses.


Read more...

Speeding up science

News
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
02.25.14 Thumbnail MedwasteBY JOE ROJAS-BURKE | OB BLOGGER

The medical research enterprise wastes tens of billions of dollars a year on irrelevant studies. It’s time to fix it.


Read more...

Making faces

News
Thursday, February 20, 2014
02.20.14 Thumbnail ModelsBY VIVIAN MCINERNY | OB BLOGGER

As retailers consolidate and newspapers fold, the business of modeling shifts to ad agencies, apparel companies and new media.


Read more...

The solution to youth unemployment

News
Thursday, February 27, 2014
02.27.14 Thumbnail TeenworkBY ERIC FRUITS

Because they have little chance of working for someone else, today’s teens need to be entrepreneurs. But, first, we must teach our teens that entrepreneurship starts small.


Read more...

Q & A with Chuck Eggert

News
Thursday, March 06, 2014
03.06.14 thumb pacfoodsBY HANNAH WALLACE | OB BLOGGER

The founder of Pacific Foods talks about why his company has flown under the radar in Oregon, how saving a family-run chicken hatchery has helped his bottom line and why he thinks organic food is anything but elitist.


Read more...

Car ignition recalls and lean product design

Contributed Blogs
Friday, April 11, 2014
04.11.14 thumb gm-gettyTOM COX | OB BLOGGER

The auto industry is starting to share more costs across manufacturers for complex and challenging design work, like new transmission design, and certain new engine technologies. What we’re not yet seeing is wholesale outsourcing of “unavoidable waste” components to specialist companies.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS