PUMA in The World of Sports
As one of the world’s leading sports brands, PUMA has made history as a creator of product such as sport shoes for women for outstanding athletes and sports teams — be it football, running and training, golf, basketball or motorsports. PUMA’s headquarters is in Herzogenaurach, Germany, with more than 14,000 employees in more than 120 countries.
From Humble Beginnings to International Breakthrough
PUMA was founded in 1919 as the “Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik” (Dassler Brothers Shoe Factory) in Germany. The brand pivoted its international breakthrough during Amsterdam’s 1928 Olympic Summer Games, where most German athletes wear Dassler spikes. In 1948 “PUMA” was officially registered at the German Patent and Trademark Office.
Level Up On The Playing Field
PUMA apparel is designed for both functionality and leisure — they are suitable for all kinds of sports, from football to running. You can also style it as leisurewear and go about your day in comfortable sports apparel because sport is a lifestyle. Discover a variety of sportswear for all ages at PUMA.
PUMA’s Business Philosophy
PUMA views sustainability in the same way as they consider sports — it’s about figuring out and improving on weaknesses to reach common goals. PUMA strives to create change through fashion and sportswear by improving social and environmental areas where they have the most significant impact, including Plastic & Oceans, Circularity, Biodiversity and more.
PUMA: Culture of Firsts
PUMA aims to always bring better and unique innovations to sports for game-changing athletes. In 1984, the RS-Computer Shoe was created in the PUMA Running Studio, where the team leveraged computer technology to create better running shoes. Today, PUMA continues experimenting with digital technology to bring out the best in athletes.
Over the years, PUMA has partnered with athletes and ambassadors who have raised their voices to support universal equality. In 2018, PUMA established #REFORM to honour the 50th anniversary of Tommie Smith’s Silent Gesture as an effort to stand up against the broken U.S. criminal justice system and support organisations that inspire real change.