Started as a Boston-based arch support company, New Balance has grown to become one of the leading global athletic products companies. It offers sports products under the New Balance, Dunham, PF Flyers, Aravon, Warrior and Brine brands. The company employs more than 4,000 staff members, as well as has annual sales revenue of over $1 billion. It maintains various wholly owned subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Sweden, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Canada, Japan, Brazil and South Africa. New Balance distributes athletic footwear and apparel in nearly 120 countries worldwide. It has received the Footwear Supplier of the Year award by Rebel Sports, an Australia sports product retailer. The company offers a variety of athletic accessories, including headwear, fitness equipment, gloves, sunglasses, insoles, shoe care products, laces, safety covers and sports monitors. Additionally, it sponsors several fitness, outdoor, musical and fundraising events and activities.