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Top 10 Biggest Sportswear Brands in the World

7. Asics

Top 10 Biggest Sportswear Brands in the World

Worldwide sportswear sales: $3.2 billion
Main sports product: Shoes
Founded in: 1949
Based in: Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
Owned by: Asics Corporation

Asics is another shoe company featured in the Top 10 sportswear brands. The Japanese company, founded in 1949 and based in the city of Kobe, is particularly known for its running shoes. Aside from shoes, Asics also sells gymnastic and fitness apparel.

8. Columbia Sportswear

Top 10 Biggest Sportswear Brands in the World

Worldwide sportswear sales: $2.5 billion
Main sports product: Outerwear
Founded in: 1938
Based in: Beaverton, Oregon, USA
Owned by: Columbia Sportswear Company

Columbia Sportswear is another company in the Top 10 global sportswear brand ranking that does not primarily sell shoes. The American company focuses on outerwear which includes special shoes (e.g. for hiking), but also pretty much all clothing items within the general outdoor sportswear branch. The Oregon-based company exists since 1938 and is hence considerably older than Nike, which is based in the same town.

9. Fila

Top 10 Biggest Sportswear Brands in the World

Worldwide sportswear sales: $2.6 billion
Main sports product: Shoes
Founded in: 1911
Based in: Seoul, South Korea
Owned by: Fila Korea Ltd.

Originally founded in 1911 as an Italian company, the Fila brand is now based in South Korea. Fila not only produces shoes for sporting activities but is also well known as a lifestyle brand.

10. Reebok

Top 10 Biggest Sportswear Brands in the World

Worldwide sportswear sales: $1.8 billion
Main sports product: Shoes
Founded in: 1958
Based in: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Owned by: Adidas AG

The Top 10 of the biggest sportswear brands in the world are closed off by another shoe brand. While Reebok has extended its product portfolio to sports apparel, the shoe market remains the main target for the Boston-based company. Reebok is owned by Adidas since 2005.

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