PUMA: Performance and Sport-inspired Lifestyle Products
Puma is sport. This obsession can be seen by their passion in designing, manufacturing and marketing sports products such as footwear, clothing and accessories. For more than 70 years, Puma is renowned for their ability to create products for the world’s fastest athletes. Their reputation is further enhanced by their ability to infuse performance with sports-inspired lifestyle into their products for sports such as football, running, basketball, golf and motorsports. One of their best product is the mb.01 shoes.
The History of PUMA
Rudolf and Adolf Dassler established the business “Dassler Brothers Shoe Factory” at their German home in 1919, beginning PUMA’s lengthy tradition of producing high-quality sporting goods. Several sportsmen, notably the well-known Jesse Owens, won gold medals while competing with Dassler spikes during the first few years of the company’s existence.
PUMA Sports: Functionality & Leisure
PUMA apparel are designed for both functionality and leisure — they are suitable for all kinds of sports from football to running. You can also style it as leisure wear and go about your day in comfortable sports apparel, because sport is lifestyle. Discover a variety of sports wear for all ages at PUMA.
PUMA’s Business Philosophy
PUMA is dedicated to producing better goods and making a positive impact on both the environment and society. They strive to improve in a number of sustainability categories, including Fair Income, Products, Health & Safety, and more, by collaborating with stakeholders on the 10FOR25 sustainability plan. In this way, they can produce better products and contribute to a better society.
Better Innovations with PUMA
PUMA thrives on the culture of being first and delivering performance innovations to push athletes to greater heights. In 1968, the Brush Spike that featured Velcro™ on performance footwear is designed for the first time. The tiny rows of spikes on the shoes helped athletes maximized traction and minimized resistance, which worked well for athletes at the 1968 Olympic Trials.
PUMA Supports Gender Equality
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 honor 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 who inspire real change.