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Converse Chucks “Made By You”

kblack12   June 17, 2015

  Company: Converse Chuck Taylor All Star (Converse, a Subsidiary of Nike, Inc.) Industry: Sporting Goods/Footwear President and CEO: Jim Calhoun Web References:  Adage, BostonGlobe, BrandChannel, Complex, Converse, ConverseMusic, Convince&Convert, DigiDay, Facebook, Forbes, Google+, Highsnobiety, Instagram, LinkedIn, NYTimes, Pinterest, TheDrum, Tumblr, Twitter, YouTube A Brief History of Converse and Chuck Taylor All Star (“Chucks”) Sneakers The Converse Rubber Shoe Company was founded in 1908 by Marquis Mills Converse.  Nine years later the All Star was born.  In 1921, basketball star “Chuck Taylor” endorsed All Stars… Read more »