Puma Company Background,Puma's Sportlifestyle Footwear,Puma's Apparel & Accessories. Founded in Herzogenaurach, Germany in 1948, PUMA is one of the world's largest providers of Sportlifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories. The PUMA Group owns the brands PUMA, Cobra Golf and Tretorn .
Neither company is now controlled by descendants of their founders – the brothers are long since dead, and Puma is majority-owned by the French luxury goods maker PPR, while Adidas is owned by lots of small shareholders . Nevertheless the companies still keep their headquarters in Herzogenaurach.
A first step in a long history driven by speed and performance: The brothers Rudolf and Adolf Dassler founded the company “Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik” (Dassler Brothers Shoe Factory) in their hometown Herzogenaurach, Germany. Unbeknownst to them, they place the founding stone of the world capital of sports shoes.
Puma has been a public company since 1986, listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. French luxury group Kering (formerly known as PPR) holds 9.8%, Kering's largest shareholder Groupe Artemis owns 29% of the share capital. ... Puma (brand) Headquarters in Herzogenaurach, 2012HeadquartersHerzogenaurach, GermanyArea servedWorldwidePuma (brand) - Wikipedia en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Puma_(brand)
As you can see, Adidas is better than Nike , so Adidas is the winner. For me, they have more culture, and I prefer the brand overall. I love my Nike Air Max shoes which are iconic in their own right, but when it comes to the overall brand, I have to say Adidas has won this one.