Lescon is a Turkish major publicly traded clothing, footwear, sportswear, and equipment supplier. The company is headquartered near Beyolu, stanbul. Lescon is a supplier of athletic shoes and apparel and a major manufacturer of sports equipment, with revenue in excess of TL16.9 billion in its fiscal year 2008 (ending May 31, 2008). As of 2008, it employed more than 15,000 people worldwide. The company was founded on 1980 as Aydn Erbay and officially became Lescon on 1992. In addition to manufacturing sportswear and equipment, the company operates retail stores under the LesconStore name. Lescon sponsors high profile athletes and sports teams around the world, with the highly recognized trademarks of 'Greceksin Kazanmak Gibisi Yok'. 1980 started the production of the plastic injection shoe Nizip in the district of Gaziantep. 1990 the corporate headquarters and activities were moved to Istanbul. 1992 began production under the brand name LESCON.
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