The Indian Footwear Industry is one of the fastest emerging industries over the years, as now shoes are not only considered to protect foot but have become a style statement.
The Indian footwear Industry in the past few decades has shown a sharp growth, which is expected to increase in the upcoming years.
With the growing demand for shoes, various domestic and international shoe brands have entered into this segment. This post describes about the top 10 Shoe Brands in India.
Woodland is the leading shoe brand in India owned by Aero group, a business group that started its operations in the early 50s. Aero Group launched Woodland in the year 1992 and within a short span of time gained popularity because of its tough and durable products.
The products offered by Woodland include boots, shoes, slippers, sandals, apparels and other accessories.
Nike is a popular shoe brand among youth and is 2nd in the list of top 10 shoe brands in India. Nike is a globally acclaimed company involved in manufacturing and selling of footwear, apparels, sports equipment and other accessories.
Headquartered in Oregon, Nike was founded by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight in the year 1964 as Blue Ribbon Sports and later its name was changed to Nike in 1971. It sells its products under the brand names like Nike+, Nike Basketball, Nike Football, Nike Running, Nike SB, Nike Sportswear, etc.
Adidas is a German Multinational Company engaged in manufacturing of shoes, apparels, sports equipments and other accessories. Headquartered in Herzongenaurach, Adidas was established in 1949 by Adolf Dassler and is presently a leader among all shoe brands in the market.
The company sells its products under its own name as well as different brand names like Originals, Neo, Stella Mccartney and Porsche Design Sport.
Bata is a Multinational Shoe Company started by Tomas Bata in 1894. The products offered by this company include casual shoes, formal shoes, sports shoes, sandals and accessories.
Bata is one of the oldest shoe manufacturing company in the world and presently operates in over 60 countries across the world.
Puma is ranked 5th in the list of top 10 shoe brands in India. Puma is a German Multinational Corporation that manufactures sporst shoes, casual shoes, apparels and other sports accessories.
Puma is a popular shoe brand in India and owns a significant share of this segment in the country. Apart from India, Puma sells its products in more than 100 countries through its extensive sales network.
Reebok, a Multinational Footwear manufacturing company is a subsidiary of the German Group, Adidas. Headquartered in Massachusetts, USA, Reebok was founded in 1895 by J.W. Foster and acquired by Adidas in the year 2005. The company manufactures sports shoes, apparel and other sports accessories.
Metro Shoes is a popular shoe brand in India, which is owned by Metro Group. The company started its business with a few showrooms in the initial years and today has a wide network of over 280 stores in more than 80 cities across the country.
Headquartered in Mumbai, the company manufactures shoes, sandals and other accessories both for men and women.
Liberty occupies the eighth position in the list of top 10 shoe brands in India. Liberty Shoes limited is an Indian Multinational Shoe Making Company established in the year 1954.
Headquartered in Karnal, Haryana, this company operates in more than 20 countries in the world and presently owns more than 50 showrooms outside India.
Next shoe brand on this list is Fila, an Italian Sportswear manufacturing company incorporated in the year 1911. In 2007, Fila was purchased by Gene Yoon, a South Korean businessman, which resulted in the formation of one of the largest sportswear company in South Korea.
Last on this list is Mochi, an Indian Footwear manufacturing company established in the year 2000 in Bangalore. Presently the company has a presence in over 35 cities across the country, which is still expanding. Apart from footwear, the company also manufactures handbags, belts, socks, mobile cases, foot care and shoe care products.