About Reebok International Limited
Reebok International Limited was Founded 1895 in Bolton, Greater Manchester, UK. It has been a subsidiary of the German group Adidas since 2005 and is a producer of athletic shoes, clothing, and accessories. The global headquarters are located in Canton, Massachusetts, U.S.; with regional offices in Amsterdam (EMEA), Montreal (Canada), Hong Kong (Asia Pacific) and Mexico City (Latin America).
Number of stores
Over 5000 across the globe
The name comes from the Afrikaans spelling of rhebok, a type of African antelope or gazelle.
The company began in 1890 in Holcombe Brook, a small village six miles north east of Bolton, Joseph William Foster was producing and selling regular running shoes when he came up with the idea to create a novelty spiked running shoe.