FILA

Fila

FILA is a sportswear manufacturing company founded in Italy by the Fila brothers, originally making clothing for people in the Italian Alps. The company’s primary product was underwear, before moving into sportswear with tennis and endorsements by tennis player Bjorn Bing, which made the brand more popular. The original Italian ownership shop, Holding di Partecipazioni, sold FILA to US-based hedge fund Cerberus Capital Management after the company had over-committed itself to expensive endorsements, at a time when margins were under pressure. Cerberus owned FILA through holding company, Sports Brands International, which owned all the Fila businesses except FILA Korea, which was a separate company operating under the license. Later all the global FILA brands and subsidiaries were acquired by Fila Korea, resulting in the company becoming South Korea’s largest sportswear company. ANTA Sports acquired the rights to use the brand in China, and then in 2011 FILA Korea acquired global golf equipment maker, Acushnet Company and becoming the owner of leading golf brands such as Titleist.

Founded 1911
Industries Sportswear
Headquarter Seoul, South Korea
Fila's Official 'PUBG' Capsule Channels the World of Battle Royale
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Fila's Official 'PUBG' Capsule Channels the World of Battle Royale

Winner, winner, chicken dinner.

Kinfolk Joins Forces with FILA on Limited Apparel & Footwear
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Kinfolk Joins Forces with FILA on Limited Apparel & Footwear

Spotlighting the Original Fitness silhouette in hairy suede.

A Closer Look at Liam Hodges’ Las Vegas-Inspired SS19 Collection
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A Closer Look at Liam Hodges’ Las Vegas-Inspired SS19 Collection

Clashing patterns & a new FILA collaboration.

FILA's Chunky Venom Sneaker Gets Highlighted in New Editorial
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FILA's Chunky Venom Sneaker Gets Highlighted in New Editorial

On trend.

monkey time & FILA Drop Summer-Ready Memory Workshift
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monkey time & FILA Drop Summer-Ready Memory Workshift

A clean take on the dad sneaker.

Bleu Mode Joins FILA for Upgraded Original Fitness Sneaker
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Bleu Mode Joins FILA for Upgraded Original Fitness Sneaker

The limited edition sneaker boasts a new zippered closure.

The FILA Mindbreaker 2.0 Is a Modern Take on an Archived Classic
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The FILA Mindbreaker 2.0 Is a Modern Take on an Archived Classic

A sleek and contemporary take on the FILA classic.

Guadalupe Store Reimagines the FILA Mindbreaker 2.0 in Monochrome
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Guadalupe Store Reimagines the FILA Mindbreaker 2.0 in Monochrome

A symbol of fortune and prosperity.

FILA Releases an Apparel Line Inspired by the 'Mindblower' Sneaker
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FILA Releases an Apparel Line Inspired by the 'Mindblower' Sneaker

Classic styles revamped with an innovative pop-up.

FILA Revives the Classic Mindblower With Over 40 Limited Edition Collaborations
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FILA Revives the Classic Mindblower With Over 40 Limited Edition Collaborations

Peep the full collection.

2016

Releases Jamaican beef patty-inspired sneaker with Alumni of NY

2012

esigns a special commemorative “Trophy Collection” for Clijsters who was about to retire
Grand opening of FONDAZIONE FILA MUSEUM in Biella

2011

Celebrates 100th anniversary

2007

Gene Yoon purchases the GLOBAL FILA BRAND and all its international subsidiaries

1995

Grant Hill launches his collection of basketball shoes with Fila

1983

Begins launching footwear collection

1973

Launches the legendary "White Line" collection

1942

Merges with the FRATELLI FILA company

1911

Founded in 1911 in Italy by the Fila brothers
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