Merrell is one of the most popular brand names of excellent and top quality footwear. The company is best known for its outdoor shoes and boots. Specifically, footwear products from Merrell are water, barefoot, slip ons, casual and multi-sport shoes, sandals, and hiking and cold weather boots. Other than footwear, Merrell also offers a variety of clothing items and apparels like shirts and tees, shorts and capris, pants, dresses and skirts, socks, bags, hats, scarves, gloves and insoles. They have products for both men and women, and even for kids.
The company is founded by Clark Matis, John Schweitzer, and Randy Merrell in 1981 with the dream of creating high-performance hiking boots. Its first product, the Randy Merrell’s Boots, had become an instant success that the Backpack Magazine named them “the most comfortable and functional boots in North America.” In 1997, Merrell is sold to Wolverine World Wide, a giant footwear corporation which manufactures Hush Puppies shoes and Wolverine brand boots. Since then, they had provided sport fanatics, hikers and climbers, outdoor enthusiasts, and casual users durable and top-quality footwear products.
Merrell products are currently sold in more than 150 countries, with at least 120 concept stores around the world. Undoubtedly, Merrell has become a trusted brand and a household name.