Esprit Logo – Esprit Holdings is a manufacturer of clothing, but also jewelry, perfumes, accessories, shoes and linens under the brand Esprit. The headquarters of the company, Spirit OF Corp. is based in Ratingen, near Dusseldorf, Germany while the financial functions are based in Hong Kong.
In 1968, in San Francisco, Susie Russell and her husband Douglas Tompkins, founder of The North Face sell their first clothing line to their vehicle. In 1971, they met the businessman Michael Ying, the meeting is created Esprit Far East Group (Hong Kong). The same year, San Francisco, the company is based and register under the name of Spirit Corp.
In 1976, Spirit moved to Europe and established its European headquarters in Düsseldorf, Germany. In 1978, for the first time, turnover exceeds 100 million. Spirit autonomous companies are emerging in Germany and Hong Kong in 1979, John Casado creates the famous logo of Spirit. In 1993, Esprit Holdings Ltd. (HK) is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. In 1998, Esprit Europe EDC launches online youth. In 2003, Esprit Holdings Ltd. acquired 100% shares of American Spirit Corp. The brand is particularly popular in Germany and Hong Kong. Today the annual turnover of the brand is $ 3 billion, and spirit is present in over forty countries through 770 stores Spirit licensed and over 15 150 sales. The company has registered as Annex edc by ESPRIT.