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About ConverseConverse / kɒnvərs / is an American shoe company with production which mainly include sport and lifestyle footwear brand. The company has existed since 1908, and in 2003, was purchased for $ 305 million (USD) is a subsidiary of Nike, Inc .. Converse manufacture its products under the One Star, Chuck Taylor All Star, Jack Purcell and trade names. Converse shoes are distinguished by a number of features, including badges star company. In fact, the only All Star rubber, smooth rounded head, and wrapped around the strip has become aware that, in 2014, Converse filed a lawsuit to the International Committee of the United States Trade accusing Walmart, Skechers, Kmart, and 28 other retailers and manufacturers for infringement of trademark. The effort is to preserve the authenticity of the shoe rather than its functionality. Some of the parties to settle, including Fila and Iconix. In addition to shoes, the company sold other products worldwide through retailers in over 160 countries and through 75 retail stores owned by the company throughout the US
At age 47, Marquis Mills Converse, who was previously a respected manager at a manufacturing company of shoes, open shoes Converse Rubber Company (unrelated to the Boston Rubber Shoe Company was founded by brothers Wednesday they Elisha Converse) in Malden, Massachusetts in February 1908. The company is a leading manufacturer of rubber shoes, rubber soles provide winterized footwear for men, women and children. By 1910, Converse was producing shoes daily, but it was not until 1915, the company began manufacturing athletic shoes for tennis.
The turning point of the company until 1917 when the shoe Converse All-Star basketball was introduced. Then, in 1921, a basketball player named Charles H. "Chuck" Taylor walked into Converse complaining sore foot. Converse gave him a job: he works as a salesman and ambassador, promoting the shoes all over the US, and in 1932 Taylor's signature was added to the All Star patch on classic, Premium sneakers head. He continued this work until shortly before his death in 1969.
Converse also customized shoes for the New York Renaissance (the "Rens"), basketball team first all-African-American professionals. March 2, 1962, Wilt Chamberlain, a basketball player for the Philadelphia Warriors Americans, scoring 100 points in a game while wearing his pants chucks, taking a 169-147 victory over the New York Knicks .
1941-2000s: War, bankruptcy, and new management
When the United States entered World War II in 1941, Converse shifts production to produce rubber shoes, sports clothing, and protective clothing for the military. Popularized in the 1950s and 1960s, Converse promoted a clear picture of the US with its Converse Yearbook. Artist Charles Kerins cover art Converse praises role in the lives of high school and college athletes.
Converse Jack Purcells
Through their shoes, Converse developed into an iconic brand, and has been seen as necessary sneakers. In the 1970s, Converse has bought the rights to Jack Purcell sneakers brand BF Goodrich from.
Converse clearly lost much of its near-monopoly from the 1970s onwards, with the rise of new competitors, including Puma and Adidas, then Nike, then a decade later Reebok , who introduced radical new designs to market the sport. Converse found themselves no longer the official shoe of the National Basketball Association, a title they had enjoyed for years.
The chevron and star insignia - a symbol that is still on a large part of Converse All Star shoes with the other - was created by Jim Labadini, an employee.
Canvas shoes rubber regained popularity in the 1980s as casual shoes, but eventually became Converse too dependent on "All Stars" brand, with market collapsed by 1989 to 1990 as the US entered a severe economic downturn and the icon of the decade is subject to a wide backlash. By the second half of 1990, Converse has slipped several times on the takeover is piling up debt annually, and its products have been rejected by consumers in an increasingly competitive environment.
The loss of market share, combined with poor business decisions, forced Converse to file for bankruptcy on September 22, 2001. In April 2001, footwear Acquisitions, led by Cason and Bill Simon Mardsen, buy the brand from bankruptcy and more industrial partners Jack son, Jim Stroesser, Lisa Kempa, and David Maddocks led the turnaround of Original Sports Company of America.
July 9, 2003 Nike bought Converse pay US $ 309 million.
Nike approached the 1980 revival around 2005 to launch the footwear of choice of that decade, and "Chucks" quickly became a cultural phenomenon again. As a result, Nike's Converse brand extension for various enterprises from shoes, much like its other brands.
Converse shoes have become a fashion of choice for many celebrities including Drew Barrymore, Demi Lovato, and Kristen Stewart, who wore them on the red carpet.
By November 2012 Converse has disappeared completely from the NBA, as dozens of players eventually wear brand or left shoe NBA or transferred for a period of one year and a half. Carlos Arroyo abroad in late 2011. Maurice Evans played for the Washington Wizards last in April 2012. Nine switched to Nike: Acie Law (who go abroad) in late 2011; JJ Barea and Kirk Hinrich in the 2011-2012 season; Luke Harangody and Larry Sanders after the 2011-2012 season; Elton Brand, Louis Williams, Kyle Korver and the 2012-2013 season; and Chris Andersen in the 2012-2013 season. Udonis Haslem, the last NBA players wearing Converse on the court, followed by Miami Heat teammate Dwyane Wade Li-Ning to move at the end of November 2012.
In January 2013, Converse has announced it will be moving to a new headquarters in April 2015. A new building, including a music studio, will be built near North Station in downtown Boston, on Lovejoy Wharf as part of a major overhaul and restoration sites accessible public waterfront.
An improved model of Chuck Taylor All-Star Chuck Taylor II, was announced by company management in July, 2015. In conjunction with Nike technology, it retains the appearance of the original in when using a modern lightweight soles to increase comfort and reduce fatigue .The new shoes are expected to be sold at higher prices than the original 60%, $ 80 to $ 50 in 2015 dollars.
Under the "downside" name, Converse launched its skateboarding program in 2009 with a team of "ambassadors": Kenny Anderson, Anthony Pappalardo, Nick Trapasso, Sammy Baca, Ethan Fowler, Raymond Molinar, and Rune Glifberg .
In 2012, the company added Jason Jessee and Mike Anderson to group their ambassadors.
In August 2012, Converse has sponsored an event at Skate Huntington Beach, California, US - including Trapasso, Tom Remillard, Aaron Homoki, Greyson Fletcher, Ben Raemers, Ben Hatchell, Robbie Russo, and Ben Raybourn join the contest was held. Raybourn finally won the big prize winning US $ 20,000 and US $ 3,000 Homoki contest Best Trick.
As of July 2014, CONS skateboard group consisting of original members Anderson, Trapasso, Baca, and Glifberg, while Jessee, Anderson, Julian Davidson, Remillard, Zered Basset, Ben Raemers, Jake Johnson, Eli Reed, Louis Lopez, Sage Elsesser, and Sean Pablo then added. Bassett shoot a new ad was broadcast online in July 2014, in which he skis through New York City, USA in a skate shoe version of the newly launched models Converse Weapon, the "Cons Skate Weapon. "
In 1986, Converse released "The Weapon" basketball shoe. Manufactured in two colors to match the colors of the basketball team kit, which is available in both high-top and low cut varieties. The unique aspect of this is the construction of shoe leather throughout, including the heel side there is also a lot of cushion for comfort. Converse re-released "The Weapon" classic (but Kobe Bryant wore at least three times in 2002 and Andre Miller wore many times during 2002 from mid-August to early September) several times from 2001 to 2003 and then, " The Weapon Loaded "in 2003," The Weapon 86 "of 2008 (and the Poorman version in 2009, and John Varvatos version in 2012)," The Weapon Evo "in 2009, and his successor "The Star Player EVO" (sometimes reduced to "The Star Plyr EVO" or "The Star Ply EVO") in 2010.
The first endorsement of "The Weapon" Larry Bird and Magic Johnson's, who was featured in a Converse commercial in French Lick home of birds, Indiana in 1986. They were also worn by Axl Rose in Guns video N 'Roses music "estrangement".
Some special editions of Converse shoes have been made, including DC Comics, The Ramones, AC / DC, Sailor Jerry, Metallica, The Clash, Dr. Seuss, Grateful Dead, Ozzy Osbourne, Jimi Hendrix, Drew Brophy, Nirvana, Bad Meets Evil, Green Day, Gorillaz, Matt and Kim, Black Sabbath, version control, green, brown or camouflage, Super Mario and Danny Potthoff. Three new designs have been created for high tops, inspired by The Who.Just A special collection called "1Hund (RED)," in which fifteen percent of the profits are used to support HIV / AIDS, has been released by the brand. One hundred artists from around the world were selected to create the design for the collection as part of the (RED) campaign. Skateboarding pro, Anthony Pappalardo, who, at that time, was also linked (RED) to participate, Girl Skateboards-Pappalardo is sponsored by Chocolate Skateboards, a brand distributed by Crailtap, the Distribution company owns both girls and Chocolate- Release (RED) version of the model signature skate shoe-selling its high. A short video was published on the Internet and Pappalardo explained that:
I was in the wood processing about two years ago, through a friend of mine who I had slipped with each day he became a carpenter. So he gave me this box of scrap wood, and, basically, I just want to do something with it ... do something with it. It only started to consume sure I like skating did. I'd read about it, you know? Go on the internet and watch videos about it, and just need to learn anything and everything I can about woodworking. The first thing I've ever done as a bench, and it is, kinda, what I have done ever since. interesting thing about working with the Product (RED) is only by doing two things that I love, I can help people.
First signature shoe with Converse Pappalardo was released in February 2010 and it is produced in (RED) colorway.
In 2012, Converse is listed as a partner in the (RED) campaign, along with other brands such as Nike Inc., Girl, and bugaboo. The mission of the campaign is to prevent the transmission of HIV virus from mother to child by 2015 (horizontal border of the campaign is' Fight For An AIDS free generation ").