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361 Degrees International Limited
Public
Traded as

SEHK1361 and

OTC:TSIOF
Industry Sportswear and Sports Equipment
Founded 2003; 14 years ago (2003)
Headquarters Jinjiang, Fujian, China
Key people
Ding Wuhao, President and Executive Director
Products Athletic shoes, apparel, sports equipment, accessories
Website www.361sport.com/

361 Degrees International Limited (361°) is a major Chinese supplier of shoes and sports goods, primarily in the People's Republic of China. 361 Degrees counts Li Ning Company, China Dongxiang, Xtep and Anta as its main competitors.

As of March 2009, the brand had 5,543 authorized retail outlets in China. The company does not own any of these outlets. They are owned and managed by 3,031 authorized dealers.

History[edit]

The company was first established in 2002. The brand name "361°" was launched in January 2004. It denotes the 360 degrees in a circle plus one extra degree, representing professional functionality plus an added degree of innovation and creativity. Since 2009, the brand's slogan has been "One Love".

361° was the official sporting wear of the Chinese men's and women's Olympic curling teams during the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.

On 22 October 2014, 361° became the provider of the official uniforms for the 2016 Summer Olympics and the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "361° to provide uniforms for Rio 2016 Games technical staff and volunteers". Rio 2016. International Olympic Committee. 22 October 2014. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 

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