Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / The Athlete's Foot launches 1st store in Bangalore

The Athlete's Foot launches 1st store in Bangalore

Feb '06
Footwear store The Athlete's Foot has stepped into India by opening their first store at Bangalore. The Athlete's Foot is the world's first franchiser of athletic footwear and is recognized as the world leader in athletic footwear franchising.

The Athlete's Foot spread over 1000 square feet of space presents for the first time a 'specialty sports shoe store” concept to Indian consumers that offers a complete range of internationally famous sports brands and footwear.

The Athlete's Foot focuses on the athletic and active (Athleisure) lifestyles of customers and caters to these lifestyles by providing an assortment of athletic, brown shoe and casual footwear. It offers value through the fundamental values of fit, comfort and performance.

The Athlete's Foot store opened in 1971 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was the first athletic footwear specialty store of its kind in the United States.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Jim Boinest, Director Asia Pacific Development, Athlete's Foot Marketing Associates, LLC said, “We are happy to enter India in tie up with organization such as Planet Sports which has established the concept of Sports Lifestyle retailing in an important destination such as India”.

“The Athlete's Foot has enjoyed significant growth over the last several years and we intend to continue this growth in the years to come. Leveraging our strengths and brand will help us maintain our leadership position as the world's most widely recognized franchisor of athletic footwear”, he added.

Must ReadView All


Textiles | On 22nd Apr 2021

ECOS urges EC to apply ecodesign principles to textile products

The international NGO Environmental Coalition on Standards (ECOS) has ...

Pic: Salvatore Ferragamo

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Apr 2021

Salvatore Ferragamo launches new platform to discuss sustainability

Italian luxury goods company Salvatore Ferragamo has launched...

Pic: Lululemon

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Apr 2021

Canadian retailer Lululemon announces sustainability initiatives

Canada-based Lululemon Athletica has announced 2 new initiatives that ...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Estimate loss of $8-$10 billion in turnover

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Tech in fashion industry has hit acceleration button

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Farmers who produce seeds earn 50 per cent more

Seema Mishra,

Seema Mishra

Set up in January 2020 by <b>Seema Mishra</b>, the Kasrawad Art Cluster...

Dr. Vijaya Kumar,

Dr. Vijaya Kumar

Dr MM Kariappa founded the Vogue Institute of Art &amp; Design in 1996....

Laxmikant Rathi,

Laxmikant Rathi

With more than 60 years of experience in the textile industry, Ideal...

Daniel Kaye, RocketLife

Daniel Kaye

<div>RocketLife, an award-winning developer of breakthrough visual...

Sanjay Raut, Garware Technical Fibres Ltd

Sanjay Raut
Garware Technical Fibres Ltd

Garware Technical Fibres Ltd (formerly Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd) is a...

Sachin Pendharkar, Dieffenbacher India Pvt Ltd

Sachin Pendharkar
Dieffenbacher India Pvt Ltd

Germany-based Dieffenbacher Group is a producer of high-quality composites ...

Niti Singhal, Twee In One

Niti Singhal
Twee In One

Best known for convertible clothing, Indian brand Twee In One by designer...

Sarah Denise Cordery, Sarah Denise Studio

Sarah Denise Cordery
Sarah Denise Studio

Manchester, England-based Sarah Denise Studio provides relevant fashion...

Seema Gujral, Label Seema Gujral

Seema Gujral
Label Seema Gujral

<b>Seema Gujral</b>'s designs for her eponymous label revolve around...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies


Leave your Comments

April 2021

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

Advanced Search