Frequently Asked Questions

When was Crocs founded?
Crocs, Inc. was founded in 2002 in Boulder, Colo. as the maker of a simple, comfortable boat shoe. Today the brand has more than 300 styles of footwear including boots, wedges, loafers and more.

Is Crocs a publicly traded company?
Yes. Crocs has been listed on the NASDAQ marketplace under the ticker symbol CROX since February 2006.

Where does Crocs operate today?
Headquartered in Niwot, Colo., Crocs does business in more than 90 countries and 30 languages with the support of more than 4,000 employees around the world. In addition to Niwot, Crocs has corporate offices throughout the world including Boston, Tokyo, Singapore, Seoul and Amsterdam.

Where are Crocs sold?
Crocs are sold at Crocs online at, through wholesale partners and at company-owned retail stores. The company has more than 500 branded retail locations worldwide, including stores in the U.S., China, Japan, South Korea, the U.K., and Germany, among others. To find a Crocs store or wholesale retailer, please visit our store locator or shop online at

Does Crocs still sell the original clog?
Today, Crocs offers more than 300 four-season styles for men, women and children. These range from the company’s iconic clog to newer styles like sandals, wedges and boots. Worldwide, more than 300 million pairs of Crocs shoes have been sold since the company was founded in 2002.

Does Crocs sell items other than shoes and footwear accessories?
Yes. The company offers a number of Crocs-branded accessories and apparel, including hats, bags, backpacks, socks, sunglasses and scrubs.

What makes Crocs shoes so comfortable?
All Crocs shoes are made with Croslite™, a proprietary closed-cell resin that gives each pair of shoes its soft, comfortable, lightweight, non-marking and odor-resistant qualities. All Crocs shoes from the iconic clog to newer styles, such as wedges, boots and sandals, feature the same comfort Crocs wearers have come to know and love.

How does Crocs give back to the community?
Giving back has always been a strong part of Crocs’ culture. In 2007, Crocs established Crocs Cares, the company’s corporate social responsibility program. Crocs Cares was created to make a difference in the lives of children and families in need. Crocs Cares has donated more than 3 million pairs of shoes to people in need around the world.

How did Crocs get its name?
Just like the crocodile, Crocs can be worn on land or in water.