Highlighting its progress in the U.S., Weinberg noted that SportsOneSource reported during the quarter that Skechers is now the number one work brand and the number one walking brand. In May, numerous media outlets reported that Skechers had surpassed several leading athletic footwear companies to become the number two brand in the U.S. athletic footwear market.
Sugar Ray Leonard commercials supporting Relaxed Fit break in the third quarter and multi-platinum artist Meghan Trainor was just signed as another brand ambassador. Its first Star Wars line for boys and men will be introduced in the second half. Bobs, its one-for-one shoe line mimicking Toms, also continues to sell well, reaching the 12-million-pair donation mark during the quarter.
With international business representing over half of our total sales, we have product available in more than 180 countries and significant opportunities for continued expansion worldwide. We sell our collections direct to consumers through more than 4,400 Skechers stores around the globe and Skechers e-commerce sites, as well as through a network of third-party partners. 781b155fdc