Ecco is a famous Danish shoe brand with shops all over the world.

Known for its focus on high quality and comfort and close attention to details. Ecco is the only shoe company that own and operate their retail facilities and production, and the vision is to be the best shoe company in the world.

The story behind the brand

Karl Toosbuy, who is the founder of ECCO, was a shoemaker, who in his early 30`ies was a manager in a shoe factory in Copenhagen. But he wanted a factory, and in 1963 the family moved to Bredebro, close to Tønder in South Jutland and built the factory here, and today the headquarter for the company is still in the town.

Today ECCO has employees from over 50 nationalities, and they make leather at their tanneries, they design, develop, produce and sell their products - so the company take responsibility all the way. 

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