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About The Finish Line Inc

The Finish Line sells performance and casual footwear and apparel through more than 900 Finish Line stores and branded shops inside Macy's department stores across the US. Its core Finish Line stores are bigger than those of competitors and offer a wider array of clothing, accessories, and other merchandise, including jackets, backpacks, sunglasses, and watches. Finish Line offers big brand names (such as adidas, NIKE, and Timberland) and also markets its own private-label line of T-shirts, socks, and other basics. The company also sells athletic shoes and apparel online. It is a subsidiary of European sports retailer JD Sports.



Finish Line delivers the EPIC FINISH by providing the most desirable sneakers, latest trends, and exclusives from the best brands.

Geographic Reach

Indianapolis-based Finish Line has stores across the US. Its largest markets are Texas, Florida, California, Illinois, New York, and Ohio.

Sales and Marketing

Nearly all of Finish Line's merchandise is shipped directly from suppliers to its different retail stores, where the company processes and ships the merchandise by contract and common carriers to its stores/shops or directly to customers. The company also sell products online through its official website.

Company Background

In 1976 boyhood friends Alan Cohen (a lawyer) and David Klapper (a retailer) founded Athletic Enterprises, the Indiana franchisee for The Athlete's Foot. By 1981 they had all The Athlete's Foot stores that the state's big malls could hold -- about a dozen. To expand beyond those confines, the pair teamed up with Dave Fagin and Larry Sablosky and formed The Finish Line.

The Finish Line Inc

3308 N Mitthoefer Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46235-2332
Phone: 1 (317) 899-1022

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Publicly Owned
EVP and COO: Melissa Greenwell
Chairman: Glenn S. Lyon
CEO: Samuel M. Sato
Employees (This Location): 1,000
Employees (All Locations): 13,500

Major Office Locations

Indianapolis, IN

Other Locations

Dothan, AL
Hoover, AL
Huntsville, AL
Fayetteville, AR
Jonesboro, AR
Little Rock, AR
Chandler, AZ
Mesa, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Bakersfield, CA
Concord, CA
Downey, CA
Fresno, CA
Newark, CA
Northridge, CA
Palmdale, CA
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Richmond, CA
Roseville, CA
San Bruno, CA
San Jose, CA
Sherman Oaks, CA
Stockton, CA
Tracy, CA
Valencia, CA
Yuba City, CA
Broomfield, CO
Colorado Springs, CO
Denver, CO
Lakewood, CO
Milford, CT
Trumbull, CT
Waterbury, CT
Waterford, CT
Altamonte Springs, FL
Boynton Beach, FL
Brandon, FL
Clearwater, FL
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Hialeah, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Lakeland, FL
Melbourne, FL
Miami, FL
Naples, FL
Ocala, FL
Orange Park, FL
Orlando, FL
Panama City, FL
Pembroke Pines, FL
Port Richey, FL
Sanford, FL
Tallahassee, FL
Tampa, FL
Wesley Chapel, FL
Alpharetta, GA
Athens, GA
Atlanta, GA
Buford, GA
Douglasville, GA
Duluth, GA
Kennesaw, GA
Lithonia, GA
Macon, GA
Coralville, IA
Waterloo, IA
Alton, IL
Carbondale, IL
Chicago, IL
Chicago Ridge, IL
Forsyth, IL
Kewanee, IL
Lincolnwood, IL
Lombard, IL
Orland Park, IL
Peru, IL
Skokie, IL
Springfield, IL
Carmel, IN
Indianapolis, IN
Kokomo, IN
Lafayette, IN
Marion, IN
Muncie, IN
Noblesville, IN
Kansas City, KS
Wichita, KS
Bowling Green, KY
Florence, KY
Louisville, KY
Paducah, KY
Alexandria, LA
Kenner, LA
Lafayette, LA
Auburn, MA
Brockton, MA
Burlington, MA
Leominster, MA
Marlborough, MA
Peabody, MA
Columbia, MD
Cumberland, MD
Wheaton, MD
Adrian, MI
Auburn Hills, MI
Battle Creek, MI
Dearborn, MI
Grand Rapids, MI
Grandville, MI
Harper Woods, MI
Livonia, MI
Portage, MI
Troy, MI
Burnsville, MN
Edina, MN
Joplin, MO
Saint Louis, MO
Saint Peters, MO
Springfield, MO
Hattiesburg, MS
Tupelo, MS
Concord, NC
Durham, NC
Gastonia, NC
Louisburg, NC
Pineville, NC
Raleigh, NC
Rocky Mount, NC
Wilmington, NC
Omaha, NE
Cherry Hill, NJ
Eatontown, NJ
Edison, NJ
Freehold, NJ
Livingston, NJ
Wayne, NJ
Albuquerque, NM
Gallup, NM
Las Vegas, NV
Albany, NY
Bay Shore, NY
Clay, NY
Elmhurst, NY
Horseheads, NY
Lake Grove, NY
Lakewood, NY
Massapequa, NY
Rochester, NY
Yorktown Heights, NY
Akron, OH
Canton, OH
Cincinnati, OH
Cleveland, OH
Columbus, OH
Dublin, OH
New Philadelphia, OH
North Olmsted, OH
Sandusky, OH
Springfield, OH
Toledo, OH
Zanesville, OH
Norman, OK
Oklahoma City, OK
Tulsa, OK
Portland, OR
Monroeville, PA
Pittsburgh, PA
Plymouth Meeting, PA
Reading, PA
Scranton, PA
Springfield, PA
Stroudsburg, PA
Uniontown, PA
Charleston, SC
Columbia, SC
Myrtle Beach, SC
Sioux Falls, SD
Chattanooga, TN
Clarksville, TN
Dyersburg, TN
Franklin, TN
Goodlettsville, TN
Jackson, TN
Memphis, TN
Cedar Hill, TX
Cedar Park, TX
Corpus Christi, TX
Denton, TX
El Paso, TX
Fort Worth, TX
Frisco, TX
Grapevine, TX
Houston, TX
Humble, TX
Katy, TX
Laredo, TX
Longview, TX
Mcallen, TX
Mesquite, TX
Odessa, TX
Pasadena, TX
Pearland, TX
Plano, TX
San Angelo, TX
San Antonio, TX
Sugar Land, TX
The Woodlands, TX
Tyler, TX
Charlottesville, VA
Chesapeake, VA
Danville, VA
Fairfax, VA
Fredericksburg, VA
Glen Allen, VA
Harrisonburg, VA
Lynchburg, VA
North Chesterfield, VA
Williamsburg, VA
Winchester, VA
Spokane, WA
Tukwila, WA
Green Bay, WI
Madison, WI
Milwaukee, WI
Racine, WI
Bridgeport, WV
Cheyenne, WY