ECCO is a Danish shoe manufacturer and retailer founded in 1963 by Karl Toosbuy, in Bredebro, Denmark. The company began with the production of footwear, but through the years expanded its offer with leather accessories production such as belts, bags wallets, as well as shoe care products. ECCO opened its first retail store in Denmark in 1982. It is currently retailed in over 4,000 locations in 90 countries worldwide. The company has expanded its operations into markets in Asia and Eastern and Central Europe, Canada, and the United States. Their products are sold through 1,100 mono-brand stores, as well as independent retailers and online sales.In Poland, the company has 100 stores throughout the country.