Reebok International, based in Canton, Massachusetts, the city, on a global scale with Reebok, Rockport, CCM, JOFA, KOHO and Greg Norman brands such as design, marketing and distribution of sports shoes, gym shoes, casual shoes, sports apparel and equipment, and Polo Ralph Lauren brand design, marketing and distribution of footwear products. Reebok English name "Reebok", the original meaning of the word, is a guide to the Department of African antelope, which figure to be light, good at running. In 1895, Joseph Foster (Joseph William Foster) sprint out of love, but do not have the money, they will try to nail hands mounted on shoes, this is the first time the world-renowned twin-belt spikes - "Foster running shoes." Born with spikes, at the time caused a great sensation, the late 19th and early 20th century, many countries runners are wearing the "Foster running shoes" into the stadium. In 2006, Adidas to $ 3.8 billion acquisition of all the shares of Reebok.