ECCO was founded in 1963 in Bredebro in southern Denmark, close to the German border. The founders Birte and Karl Toosbuy started to produce ladies’ fashion shoes under the name “Venus”. The well-known moccasin ECCO JOKE was introduced in 1978 and was a turning point for the ECCO Brand. To more than 21,000 employees worldwide with 60 different nationalities.
ECCO shoes are sold in 90 countries. Among the world’s Top-5 producer of premium leather to luxury brands. The majority (~18,400) of ECCO’s workforce works in production. Amongst ECCO’s emerging markets are Latin America and India. ,000 people worldwide. READ MORE