WOLVERINE WORLD WIDE INC
Sector: Consumer Non-Durables
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Wolverine World Wide, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of casual shoes, performance outdoor footwear, work shoes and boots, uniform shoes and boots, constructed slippers, and moccasins. It operates in five footwear products units: the Wolverine Footwear Group, focusing on work, outdoor, uniform, and lifestyle boots and shoes; the Outdoor Group, focusing on product lines of performance and lifestyle footwear; the Heritage Brands Group, focusing on the product lines of work and lifestyle footwear and the lines of lifestyle and performance footwear; the Hush Puppies Company, focusing on the comfortable casual, and dress footwear and slippers; and Other Branded Footwear, focusing on the design and manufacture of private label footwear. The company also licenses its brands for use on nonfootwear products, including apparel, eyewear, watches, socks, gloves, handbags, and plush toys. Wolverine World Wide also operates a tannery, which is one of the premier tanners of quality pigskin leather for the shoe and leather goods industries. In addition, the company performs skinning operations and purchases raw pigskins from third parties, which it cures and sells to the customers for processing into pigskin leather products. As of January 1, 2005, it operated 70 domestic retail shoe stores. The company's footwear is distributed through company-owned retail stores, as well as department stores, footwear chains, catalogs, specialty retailers, mass merchants, and Internet retailers. Wolverine World Wide was founded in 1883 and is based in Rockford, Michigan.