ANTA Brand listed in "Apparel 50 2021" of Brand Finance for Six Consecutive Years, Maintaining the Top Place in the List among all Chinese Sports Apparel Brands
Hong Kong, 19 April 2021 – ANTA Sports Products Limited ("ANTA Sports" or the "Company", stock code: 2020.HK) is pleased to announce that ANTA brand has been included in the "Apparel 50 2021" list of Brand Finance for six consecutive years. ANTA brand’s ranking raised to 17th on the list despite the severe situation brought by the Pandemic, showcasing its stability, positive brand awareness and strong competitiveness.
Brand Finance has been established for 25 years, and is one of the five largest international brand value evaluation authorities. Brand Finance evaluated over 3,000 companies in over 30 markets around the world. It comes up with a professional and independent ranking which is globally recognized by evaluating brand value, brand influence, brand intensity, and other metrics.
Mr. Ding Shizhong, Chairman and CEO of ANTA Sports, said, "We are honored to receive the recognition from an international evaluation consultancy and, once again, achieved the highest ranking in 'Apparel 50 2021' among Chinese sportswear brands. This achievement was largely thanks to our strategy that forge ahead for globalization with vision that allow us to build brand culture and confidence. Despite the uncertainties brought by the Pandemic, we will continue to promote our brand strategy and strive to provide the best sporting products in order to meet the expectation of every consumer, hence becoming a respectable world class, multi-brand sportswear group. In the future, we will also strengthen our brand reputation to become bigger and stronger."
About ANTA Sports
ANTA brand was established in 1991, while ANTA Sports Products Limited, a leading global sportswear company, was listed on the Main Board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2007 (Stock code: 2020.HK). For many years, ANTA Sports has been principally engaging in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of branded sportswear series to provide consumers in China with professional sporting products including footwear, apparel and accessories. Its “Single-Focus, Multi-Brand, Omni-Channel” strategy has been fully implemented in recent years, with a focus on China’s sportswear market. By embracing an all-round brand portfolio including ANTA, FILA, DESCENTE, and KOLON SPORT, and by setting up an investor consortium to successfully acquire Amer Sports Corporation in 2019, a Finnish sportswear group that has internationally-recognized brands including Salomon, Arc’teryx, Peak Performance, Atomic, Suunto, and Wilson etc. ANTA Sports aims to unlock the potential of both the mass and high-end sportswear markets.
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