An Optimistic Rebel

Ryan, Thomas J.
February 2008
SGB;Feb2008, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p36
Trade Publication
An interview with Mickey Spillane, president of the North America footwear Converse, is presented. When asked about Converse's changes of athletic footwear, he says that athletic footwear covers basketball, badminton, football and other sports. Spillane stresses that the company has expanded into a premium men's and women's apparel brand with the partnership to Converse by John Varvatos collections to offer One Star vintage-inspired sport lifestyle apparel beginning in February 2008.


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