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Hazardous chemical removal a key industry issue

Since Greenpeace published its Dirty Laundry report in 2011, revealing toxic chemicals in waste water discharges from two textile processing...

Progress needed on supply chain living wage

A new report suggests retailers are still failing workers in their supply chains by not paying a living wage. The survey, which aims to prov...

just-style's research roundup

Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include a look at apparel in Egypt, a company profile on Adidas Group, and an in...

Adidas remains on track despite challenging year

Sportswear giant Adidas continues to be on track to reach the growth targets set out in its Route 2015 strategic plan, despite a challenging...

Latest Interviews

Speaking with style: Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer 1 Jul 2010

Joe Ayling

Adidas Group CEO Herbert Hainer is confident that major investments in the World Cup this summer are paying off. In an interview with just-style news editor Joe Ayling, he also discusses sourcing, currencies and his vision for the Reebok brand.


Speaking with style...Wolfgang Bentheimer, Adidas 28 Oct 2008

just-style.com

The battle for a share of the Chinese sportswear market is probably the most intense in the world. For Adidas, however, 2008 is the year the brand finally took pole position, buoyed by its sponsorship of the Olympic Games and the opening of hundreds of new stores. The challenge now is to retain its lead, as Wolfgang Bentheimer, managing director of Adidas Greater China, tells Dominique Patton.

Latest News

Adidas extends digital platform for global growth 9 Jan 2015

Michelle Russell

German sportswear giant Adidas has expanded its relationship with the Demandware Commerce platform to a global scale.


Adidas to buy back shares worth EUR1.5bn 1 Oct 2014

Katie Smith

Sporting goods giant Adidas Group has said it plans to return up to EUR1.5bn (US$1.89bn) to its shareholders over the next three years.


Adidas to use only Bluesign-approved chemicals 29 Aug 2014

Leonie Barrie

Sporting goods giant Adidas Group is planning to set targets for its suppliers to switch to using only Bluesign approved chemicals in its supply chain.


Zwiers to lead growth at Wolverine Worldwide 16 Jun 2014

Katie Smith

As part of ongoing efforts to accelerate global growth, US clothing and footwear business Wolverine Worldwide has promoted company veteran James Zwiers to president of its International Group.


Adidas sets out hazardous chemicals roadmap 12 Jun 2014

Michelle Russell

Sportswear giant Adidas has announced a new roadmap to take it towards the elimination of hazardous chemicals from its products and supply chain.

Latest blogs

Adidas joins world's most sustainable companies 22 Jan 2015

Leonie Barrie

German sporting goods giant Adidas Group has been named as the world's third most sustainable company this year, according to a ranking released by Toronto-based media company Corporate Knights to coincide with the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.


Will Adidas realign its strategy? 27 Oct 2014

Leonie Barrie

Speculation emerged last week that a group of investors is planning to bid for Adidas Group's Reebok unit, and that a likely sale would enable the German sportswear giant to realign its strategy as a fitness and lifestyle brand.

Company research

adidas Group in Apparel and Footwear (France)

adidas Group in Apparel and Footwear (France)

In France, adidas is focusing on three main sports to drive sales - football, running and basketball. These three sports contribute the most to the company’s turnover and are the most dynamic areas of...

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adidas Group in Apparel and Footwear (Germany)

adidas Group in Apparel and Footwear (Germany)

adidas is striving to remain the leading player in the sports goods industry in Germany, with brands built on a passion for sport and sporting lifestyles as well as long-standing tradition. In order t...

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adidas Group in Apparel (World)

adidas Group in Apparel (World)

Germany-based sportswear giant adidas Group continues to trail perennial rival Nike Inc but has started to outperform its great competitor. adidas Group has increased its focus on developing company-o...

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