Hugo Boss

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Hugo Boss AG
Traded asFWBBOSS
Founded1924; 97 years ago (1924)
FounderHugo Boss
Key people
Mark Langer (CEO)
Michel Perraudin (Chairman)
Revenue2 733 million (2018)[1]
€346 million (2018)[1]
€236 million (2018)[1]
Total assets€1 858 million (2018)[1]
Total equity€980 million (2018)[1]
OwnersFree Float (88%)
Marzotto family(10%)
Own shares (2%)
Number of employees
14 685 (31,December 2018)[1]

Hugo Boss AG, often styled as BOSS, is a German luxury fashion house headquartered in Metzingen. It was founded in 1924 by Hugo Boss.

With the rise of the Nazi Party in the 1930s, Boss began to produce and sell Nazi uniforms. After World War II and the founder's death in 1948, Hugo Boss started to turn its focus from uniforms to men's suits. The company went public in 1988.

As of 2018 it owned more than 1,113 retail stores worldwide.[2]

Hugo Boss along with the Guggenheim Museum administers the Hugo Boss Prize which is given annually to artists from around the world.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Hugo Boss Annual Report 2018" (PDF).
  2. "Number of Hugo Boss stores worldwide 2009-2018". Statista. Retrieved 2019-12-02.
  3. Carol Vogel (November 25, 2011), Six Named as Finalists for Hugo Boss Prize New York Times.

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