Merrel

Merrell is an American footwear company founded by Clark Matis, Randy Merrell, and John Schweizer in 1981 as a maker of high-performance hiking boots. Since 1997 the company has been a wholly owned subsidiary of shoe industry giant Wolverine World Wide.In 2007, the Merrell line was expanded yet again to include apparel and accessories. By 2010, Merrell products were being sold in 151 countries. The company operates 116 of its own concept stores around the world, with another 20 to 25 new stores planned to open in the coming years.