Skechers shoes opens in Overland Park

06/13/2014 10:41 AM

06/13/2014 10:41 AM

Skechers USA Inc. has opened its first area Skechers Factory Outlet Store in Overland Park.

The store, at 6740 W. 119th St., is carrying Skechers fashion and lifestyle footwear for the family, as well as work footwear for men and women.

The California-based Skechers USA Inc. is a leader in the lifestyle footwear industry and a high-performance footwear brand. It designs, develops and markets more than 3,000 styles for men, women and children. Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban are featured in some of its ad campaigns.

Skechers has nearly 900 stores internationally and its products also are sold in department and specialty stores. Through licensing agreements, the company also offers branded apparel, bags, watches, eyewear and other merchandise.

Skechers' fiscal year 2013 net sales were $1.846 billion, compared with net sales of $1.560 billion in 2012.

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