Born in Bangladesh – Worn around the World
The journey of Apex began with the launch of its tannery unit in 1976 and later carved its way into shoemaking with Apex Footwear Ltd. in 1990. With that began a journey of excellence to create fine-quality leather shoes for the world. Born from the inspiration of leather craftsmanship and paving its way in the industry as a pioneer, creatively crafting Italian shoemaking artistry into its designs. Through the years, Apex has mastered the art of shoemaking, using innovation in construction to create the perfect pair.
Apex Retail Story
Fueled by the phenomenal success of the export business, Apex retail chain was launched in 1997 and currently has the largest footwear retail operations in the country spreading wings across all 64 districts through its extensive channel of 247 retail stores and 197 franchises.
Today, Apex is the pre-eminent footwear retail brand in Bangladesh and has won the “Most Loved Retail Shoe Brand’ award for three consecutive years in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
Apex is dedicated to earning the highest level of customer satisfaction possible at every step of the way. With our motto “Service with a Smile” we strive to provide consumers with a memorable and world-class shopping experience. Starting from the knowledgeable and welcoming salesforce at stores to customer care and online sales platform, the team works relentlessly to ensure customers have a memorable journey to find the right pair.
Through our range of reputed private labels like Venturini, Moochie, Nino Rossi, along with the flagship Apex, we offer the most comprehensive portfolio in the footwear and lifestyle accessory space in Bangladesh – from high-end Venturini and Moochie to the affordable offerings from Apex and Nino Rossi have something for consumers from all walks of life.
Tapping into the dynamic athleisure market, Sprint from the house of Apex caters to the consumers’ activewear needs and is now the fastest-growing athleisure brand in Bangladesh. Apex is now a major player in the lifestyle space through Maverick with a wide selection of apparel, footwear, and accessories.
From Humble Beginnings to Setting An example
49 years ago, our founder, Syed Manzur Elahi, left his job with a multinational to take up leather business and take this business to the top. Leather unfolded a new chapter in his life, as he began the export of leather shoes manufactured in Bangladesh, and the rest is history.