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Manuel Jimenez Garcia

Mister Tennis

Manuel Jimenez Garcia Manuel Jimenez Garcia
“I saw an opportunity to turn my teenage shoe peddling hobby into a Mexican mainstay.”
Country
Mexico
Industry
Consumer
Employees
752
Year selected
2011
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Founded in Puebla in 1987, Mister Tennis sells athletic footwear, clothing and accessories at hundreds of retail stores across Mexico. Manuel Jiménez started peddling shoes as a teenager to support his three brothers after his mother passed away and today his family-owned business employs over six hundred Mexican citizens. Mister Tennis stores attract swarms of shoppers daily with a wide range of Nike, Adidas, Puma, New Balance and Converse products featured in branded displays, as well as carefully selected items from many other brands.

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