Wolverine World Wide Company Profile - Aug 06, 2011

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   Wolverine World Wide, Inc
                                                                                   440 Wheelers Farms Road
                                                                                   Milford, CT 06461 U.S.A.


  COMPANY PROFILE
  Figures in U.S. Dollars

                                Wright Quality Rating:BAA10                             Key Data

   Wolverine World Wide, Inc. is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of a range of    Ticker:
   casual, rugged outdoor and work footwear. Approximately 42.9 million pairs of the    WWW
   Company's branded footwear were sold during the fiscal year ended January 2, 2010
   (fiscal 2009). The products are marketed throughout the world under brand names,     2010 Sales:
   including Bates, Cat Footwear, Chaco, Cushe, Harley-Davidson Footwear, Hush
                                                                                        1,248,517,000
   Puppies, HyTest, Merrell, Patagonia Footwear, Sebago, Soft Style and Wolverine.
   The Company's footwear products are organized under four operating units: the
   Wolverine Footwear Group, the Outdoor Group, the Heritage Brands Group and The       Major Industry:
   Hush Puppies Company. The Company also operates a retail division to market its      Apparel & Textiles
   brands and branded footwear, and apparel from other manufacturers. On January 8,
   2009, the Company announced the acquisition of the Cushe footwear brand. On          Sub Industry:
   January 22, 2009, the Company announced the acquisition of Chaco.                    Shoe Manufacturers
                       Stock Chart                                Officers
                                                        Chairman, President & Chief Country:
                                                                 Executive          United States
                                                              Blake W. Krueger
                                                                                      Currency:
                                                         Senior Vice President, Chief
                                                                                      U.S. Dollars
                                                        Financial Officer & Treasurer
                                                               Donald T. Grimes
                                                                                      Fiscal Year Ends:
                                                        Secretary & General Counsel December
                                                              Kenneth A. Grady
                                                                                        Employees
                                                                                        4,139

                                                                                        Exchanges:
                                                                                        NYSE

                                                                                        Share Type:
                                                                                        Common

                                                                  
				
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Description: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of a range of casual shoes, performance outdoor footwear and apparel, industrial work shoes, boots and apparel, and uniform shoes and boots. Approximately 50 million pairs of the Company's branded footwear were sold during the fiscal year ended January 1, 2011 (fiscal 2010). The products are marketed throughout the world under brand names, including Bates, Cat Footwear, Chaco, Cushe, Harley-Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, HyTest, Merrell, Patagonia Footwear, Sebago, Soft Style and Wolverine. The Company's footwear products are organized under four operating units: the Outdoor Group, the Wolverine Footwear Group, the Heritage Brands Group and The Hush Puppies Company. It licenses some of its brands for use on non-footwear products. It also operates a consumer-direct division to market its brands, as well as branded footwear, and apparel from other manufacturers. On December 29, 2010, it sold Wolverine Procurement, Inc.
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