Founded by Yasar, Binali and Keles Akkus in 1969 Akkus Group started to the sector with sales outlet of retail shoes. At those times of immigration from east to west in 1986 Yaşar Akkuş moved his family and business to Ankara after buying shoes factory which was in sale where he came to buy shoes. Starting with a small factory manufacturing rubber shoes and sports shoes Akkuş Group turned this
small factory into a big one with daily 2000 shoes capacity by investing what earned. Being a crowded family Akkuş Family started to shoes retailing with a four-flour store in Altindag Quarter of Ankara to be able to have more voice in the sector. With the policy of investing what earned there are 3 wholesale shoes stores.
By buying Sportac brand in 2007 Akkus Group moved its manufacturing site to Istanbul. Founded in 1970 Sportac was the indispensable brand of Astroturf Shoes and Crampons. It became an important trademark with its reliability feature and suitable price. Sportac still continues as more professional by following fashion of today and without lowering the reliability and institutionalism. The company regenerating Sportac enabled it to bring back. Furthermore the company has also two more brands, Panzer (Boat) and Sindy (Children Sports Shoes). The factory with daily 5000 shoes capacity still continues manufacturing. One of the young second generation of the family Suat Akkus holds the board of directors.
Akkus Group is also in Construction Sector apart from Shoes Sector. The Group has Building, Factory and Trade Center Constructions. The Group desires to be in other sectors in the future and continues its studies for that.
The Akkus Family is a notable family who protects its country, nation, culture, religion and flag and the one who believes in and sticks to them. The company which made the all investments in the country continued to manufacture in time of crisis. The Family with the second generation continues its studies with business morality and humanitarian values taken from their fathers.