Show making is an amazing process of designing and making footwear of various types and it requires attention to detail. In earlier days it was made one at a time by experts by hands. But now the footwear industry has changed drastically in such a way that big companies and corporates came to the field of show making, adding up brand names and value to it, manufacturing in huge quantities, guaranteeing quality and durability to their customers using it. The show making industry is specializing in various category of footwear and the main raw materials used are leather, wood, plastic, jute, rubber etc.
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Reebok is one of the prominent show manufacturer in India. J.W. Foster was the founder of Reebok in 1895 and is headquartered in Massachusetts and is one of the oldest shoe manufacturing company. The Reebok has been acquired by Adidas Group in the year 2005. Specialized in lifestyle and sports products, Reebok has made its authoritative footprints in the Indian footwear industry. Reebok is keen about innovations and creating categories with new characteristics which attracts particular group of customers.
In the year 1894, Tomas Bata started the company Bata and is a multinational company now with presence across the globe. With its presence in more than 60 countries, Bata is one among the oldest shoe manufacturing company in the world. Bata India Limited, a subsidiary of Bata show organization is the biggest manufacturer and retail in the country now. Selling in more than 1200 stores and with its strong online presence, Bata has become one of the prominent players in the footwear industry.
Based at Portland, Oregon Nike is a global leader in footwear industry and apart from the same specialized in apparel, accessories, services, and equipment and was founded in the year 1964 by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight. Initially it was named as Blue Ribbon Sports which later altered to Nike in the year 1971. Nike is one of the major player in sports accessories and equipment and offers various category as well as sub brands under its portfolio.
Headquartered in Herzongenaurach, Adidas is a German company manufacturing footwear, apparels, accessories and sport equipment and is one of the major brand in the Indian market. Dassler brothers – Adi and Rudolph founded the company in the year 1949. The Adidas has gained unmatchable fame in the footwear market in India as well as globally with its imaginative designs, fashionable look, youthfulness etc.
Liberty Shoes Limited is based out of Karnal, Haryana and an Indian multinational company. The company was founded in the year 1954 and now one of the leading global footwear makers. Liberty Shoes currently have operations in more than 25 countries and have global presence with more than 6000 multi brand outlets and exclusive outlets of more than 400 numbers.
Famous for the toughness and the durability Woodland is one of the most reliable footwear brand in the country. Woodland has gained its name for being a rough, outdoor leather shoe brand and those who love adventure have no other names in mind apart from woodland. The brand is owned by Aero Group, which is one of the largest footwear group owning manufacturing facilities in more than 8 countries.
Being a German Multinational Corporation that makes casual shoes, sports shoes, apparels, and other accessories related to accessories, Puma has gained adequate share in the footwear industry in India. With its widest sales network Puma not only sells its products in India, but also covers more than 100 countries. Puma AG is the parent company and the Indian subsidiary is named as Puma Sports India Limited which takes care of Indian operations.
Valentino was founded in the year 1985 by Moti Lal Daultani in Agra. The Brand Valentino is owned by Guru Shoes Tech Private Limited (GSTPL). With its expert and technically sound personnel, the GSTPIL is able to produce more than 700 pairs of shoes daily and is one of the major player in the footwear industry in the country. The fully equipped state of art manufacturing facility has backed up the brand to reach globally.
Lancer Footwear is an Indian footwear company having strong presence in the Indian footwear industry and is owned by Footwear (KLICK) India Pvt. LTD. Based out of Delhi in India. Started in the year 1989, Lancer Footwear has got around 7 state of art manufacturing units with the latest technology and equipment in Delhi and Haryana.
Started in the year 1975 Paragon footwear is one of the major player in footwear industry in India. With its head office in Kerala, Paragon operates with 16 depots across the country and the huge chain of distributers has helped the Brand to make its own image among the minds of customers. Apart from footwear Paragon is specialized in school bags, tyres etc.