Major Employers- Sport Product Development

Where can a Sport Product Management degree take you? All over. Here is a sample of major industry employers, many with connections to Canisius. 

New Era Cap (1B$ in annual revenue) has a headquarters in Buffalo and has become one of Western New York’s largest private companies. 
Dick’s Sporting Goods is a fitness and sports specialty retailer for all athletes and outdoor enthusiasts with over 400 stores nationwide.

Dorel Industries Inc. is a world class juvenile products and bicycle company.  Dorel is a $2 million company with 4,500 employees, facilities in 17 countries, and sells worldwide.  

Head NV is a global manufacturer and marketer of premium sports equipment.  Head’s products are sold through over 29,000 accounts in pro shops, specialty sporting good stores and mass merchants in over 85 countries.  

S&S Worldwide Company is a manufacturer of kid’s crafts, therapy, physical education, and early learning.  S&S provides innovative products for physical education programs, parks & recreation departments, summer camps and family resorts.  

Adidas is a global leader in the sporting goods industry with operations in almost every country around the world with 170 subsidiaries.  Adidas and Reebok specialize in footwear, apparel and accessories while Taylor Made specializes in golf equipment and apparel.

Puma manufactures sports apparel that facilities individual achievement.  With over 11,000 employees in 120 countries, Puma looks to become the premium manufacturer in sports lifestyle.

Under Armour is the originator of performance apparel-gear engineered to keep athletes cool, dry and light throughout game, practice or workout.  

New Balance is a leading global athletic products company based out of Boston, MA.  With over 4,000 employees around the world and products in over 120 countries, New Balance is a leader in footwear and athletic apparel.  

Decathlon Group is a global sport manufacturer and retailer with headquarters in Lille, France. With an annual revenue of 10B€ (approximately 12B$) and 65,000 employees disseminated in 850 stores and 22 countries, Decathlon has become one of the world's largest sporting goods retailers. Canisius sport management faculty maintains relationships with Decathlon thanks to various networking activities organized with the University of Lille.