Levi Strauss & Co.

privately held American clothing company

Levi Strauss & Co. is an American clothing company. It makes Levi's denim blue jeans. It was founded in San Francisco, California in May 1853.[1]

Levi's jeans were worn especially often in the "blue jeans craze" between the 1960s and the 1990s.

As of 2016, the Levi Strauss Signature jeans are sold in 110 countries.[2]

In March 2019, Levi's started on the New York Stock Exchange by the ticker "LEVI".[3]


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  3. "Levi's, Whose Jeans are a Rugged Symbol of Americana, Prepares to Go Public". New York Times. Retrieved June 2, 2021.