ABOUT US


ABOUT US

 

1863

The Paddles Operation is born in the back of a property in Charlton. Founded by Joe Paddle and his sons, the company started as a shoe manufacturer and wholesaler.

 

1960

The paddle brothers operation moves to ballarat.

 

1979

Rivers is born. Formed partnership with Diana Ferrari in Sebastopol and wholesaled to the likes of Grace Bros, Myer, David Jones and Betts.

 

1983

Our first retail store opened on George Street, Sydney selling men's footwear. Followed shortly by our Pitt Street store.

 

1991

20 Stores. Introduced the women's boat shoe to Australia.

 

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1993

50 Stores. Introduced Men's Apparel.

 

1999

Online Store launched. Rivers opens 63 Retail Stores.

 

2000

100 Stores. Introduced Women's Apparel.

 

2013

Rivers is acquired by Specialty Fashion Group

 

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2015

Rivers Concept Store opened at Watergardens.

 

2016

Rivers Concept store opened at Logan. Launched Men's footwear 2 year guarantee as a mark of quality

 

2017

Rivers launches new website

 

2018

Rivers Acquired by Noni B Holdings.

 

2019

Rivers launches new state of the art website.

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