Friday, July 31, 2009
AN ORIGINAL COMPANY FOR MORE THAN 150 YEARS.
Founded in 1853 by Bavarian immigrant Levi Strauss, Levi Strauss & Co. is one of the world's largest brand-name apparel marketers with sales in more than 110 countries. There is no other company with a comparable global presence in the jeans and casual pants markets. Their market-leading apparel products are sold under the Levi's®, Dockers® and Levi Strauss Signature® brands.
Levi Strauss & Co. is privately held by descendants of the family of Levi Strauss. Shares of company stock are not publicly traded. Shares of Levi Strauss Japan K.K., their Japanese affiliate, are publicly traded in Japan.
They employ a staff of approximately 10,000 worldwide and have a considerable Indian presence.