27 January 2014
The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) will focus on boosting trends and innovation in the global marketplace under the direction of new president Frank Dassler.
20 December 2013
Hydra Ventures BV, the corporate venture arm of sporting goods giant Adidas Group, is to invest CAD2.0m (US$1.9m) in Crailar Technologies, developer of the Crailar Flax fibre.
25 November 2013
Sporting goods giant Adidas AG is to extend its partnership with football's governing body, FIFA, until 2030 - a move that takes the relationship to a 60-year record.
22 October 2013
German sportswear company Adidas Group has announced a series of management changes in North America and Western Europe aimed at maximising the potential of its brands in its two largest regions.
7 October 2013
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 industry report on global jeans manufacturers.
30 September 2013
As part of an ongoing commitment to reduce its environmental footprint, apparel giant VF Corporation has joined a coalition calling on US policymakers to address climate change and clean energy policies.
20 September 2013
Adidas, the world's second-largest sportswear maker, has lowered its full-year profit expectations on distribution issues in Russia combined with a weak golf market.
6 September 2013
The most-read stories on just-style this week include demand for sportswear and fitness apparel rising, Chinese investors planning set up a garment zone in Pakistan, and a look at a look at the potential of RFID in-store.
3 September 2013
An energy efficiency programme launched two years ago by the Adidas Group at its supplier factories in Indonesia has proved so successful that the company is looking to roll it out to other countries.
8 August 2013
German sportswear brand Adidas has lowered its full-year outlook after the "lacklustre" trading environment in Europe and unfavourable currency effects hit first-half sales and slowed profit growth.
2 August 2013
Environmental concerns focus on a range of pollutants in that water, from pesticides on cotton fields to dust storms caused by overgrazing in Inner Mongolia by cashmere goats.
1 July 2013
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software has undergone a profound change over recent years, dominated by three catchwords: integration, cloud computing and social design.
7 June 2013
German sporting goods brand Adidas has used more than 1m yards of DryDye fabric, which is produced by the Yeh Group in Thailand using a waterless dyeing process.
31 May 2013
Sportswear maker Puma has tapped Adidas's head of global sourcing Andy Koehler as its new chief operating officer (COO).
7 May 2013
Sportswear giant Adidas has launched a mobile phone communication pilot to monitor labour rights at one of its footwear suppliers in Indonesia.
22 April 2013
Campaigners are set to stage protests outside Foot Locker outlets across the UK, Europe and the US today (22 April), calling for it to cut ties with Adidas over the sportswear group's failure to pay former workers in GBP1.1m (US$1.6m) in redundancy pay.
19 April 2013
New research released this week has linked international fashion brands to a textile plant in West Java that is accused of dumping industrial wastewater containing a cocktail of toxic and hazardous chemicals into a local river.
8 March 2013
Sportswear giant Adidas continues to be on track to reach the growth targets set out in its Route 2015 strategic plan, despite a challenging year in which criminal activitity in its Reebok India business, and sales declines at the Reebok brand, weighed on its business.
7 March 2013
Sportswear firm Adidas has blamed impairment charges relating to the Reebok brand for pushing it to a fourth quarter loss.
7 March 2013
Leading fashion brands and retailers have joined forces to issue an update on their joint “roadmap” aimed at securing zero discharge of hazardous chemicals in their supply chains by 2020. But the revised plans have already come under fire.
18 January 2013
Adidas has appointed the COO of its Chinese business, Erick Haskell, to head its operations in India.
20 December 2012
Sportswear giant Adidas says it remains committed to sourcing in China and will continue to work with more than 300 suppliers there despite shutting its only company-owned Chinese apparel factory earlier this year.
3 December 2012
Rutgers University has become the latest US university to sever ties with Adidas over the sportswear giant's the approach to worker rights following the non-payment of severance to workers at a former Indonesian supplier factory.
27 November 2012
Esprit has pledged to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from its textile and clothing supply chain by 2020, joining the Roadmap to Zero initiative launched by a number of leading brands and retailers last year.
23 October 2012
The Global Forum for Sustainable Supply Chains will today (23 October) convene a multi-stakeholder meeting of companies, international institutions and insurance experts to discuss the possible creation of a private fund or insurance product that would provide support to garment workers affected by factory closures and non-payment of wages and benefits.
5 October 2012
Sportswear giant Adidas AG is looking into the possibility of setting up an industry insurance fund to help workers who are left with no wages or benefits when supplier factories close.
17 September 2012
Cornell University is to end its eight-year contract with sporting goods giant Adidas over what it describes as a "gap" in the approach to worker rights following the non-payment of severance to workers at a former Indonesian supplier factory.
4 September 2012
Sporting goods giant Adidas continues to be pressured to make US$1.8m in severance payments to workers at a former Indonesian supplier factory after its owner fled without paying them.
29 August 2012
Sportswear giant Adidas has opened its new Chinese headquarters in Shanghai, and says the new facility will act as a springboard for its plans to become the country's leading sportswear brand by 2015.
10 August 2012
Adidas-owned Reebok India may face penal action and money laundering charges for running unauthorised retail outlets as well as breach of export commitments, according to local media reports.