4 December 2013
At the half-way point along its five-year Route 2015 business plan, sporting goods giant Adidas has reconfirmed its targets but says it needs to accelerate its growth and focus on profitability in order to achieve them.
7 November 2013
Sporting goods giant Adidas saw profits and revenues both fall in the third quarter, impacted by unfavourable exchange rates.
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.
18 October 2013
Customer satisfaction with athletic footwear and apparel manufacturers, including Skechers and Levi Strauss, remains high, new research suggests.
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.
2 September 2013
The global footwear market is expected to be worth US$211.5bn in 2018, with growth driven by Asia Pacific and Europe, according to new research.
23 August 2013
Apparel and footwear firm Wolverine Worldwide has appointed Gene McCarthy, former senior vice president of footwear at Under Armour, as president of the Merrell brand.
8 August 2013
German sportswear brand Adidas has said it expects the challenging trading environment in Europe, particularly Spain and Italy to remain, after the group cut its full-year outlook.
1 July 2013
Given their rapid evolution over recent years, it is difficult to predict where ERP and PLM will be a few years from now. Increased compatibility, cloud-based systems, social media mining, and on-demand manufacturing tools will undoubtedly have an increasingly important part to play.
31 May 2013
Sportswear maker Puma has tapped Adidas's head of global sourcing Andy Koehler as its new chief operating officer (COO).
12 April 2013
Reebok has ended its relationship with US rapper Rick Ross over lyrics in one of his songs that seem to boast about drugging and abusing a woman has called an uproar.
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.
4 March 2013
Highlights from just-style's research store this week include a look at China's textile industry, a SWOT analysis on Reebok, and a report on the top 450 global yarn suppliers.
6 February 2013
Women's wear retailer Cache has appointed Jay Margolis as its chairman and chief executive officer, replacing Thomas Reinckens who has stepped down.
24 January 2013
Gene McCarthy, senior vice president of footwear at Under Armour, is to leave the performance apparel and footwear specialist next month.
18 January 2013
Adidas has appointed the COO of its Chinese business, Erick Haskell, to head its operations in India.
8 January 2013
Singapore-based apparel company Ocean Sky is set to be acquired by Luen Thai Holdings for US$55m.
18 December 2012
Yue Yuen, the world's largest manufacturer of branded athletic and casual footwear, has seen its full-year profit jump 12.5% helped by higher sales and more stable material prices.
14 December 2012
Weak consumer spending, difficulties in securing credit, competition from China and the Far East resulted in factory closures and subsequent layoffs in 2012. But ramping up labour and sustainability standards, eco-friendly production technologies, cost cutting and efficiency improvements saved others from significant losses.
7 December 2012
The most read stories on just-style this week include clothing and children's footwear boosting UK retail sales in November, a look at where the Tazreen fire leaves Bangladesh, and Reebok announcing it will lay off 150 staff.
5 December 2012
Sportswear brand Reebok is set to lay off 150 staff, and close its Hong Kong and Amsterdam offices, as part of plans to streamline its business.
8 November 2012
Sporting goods powerhouse Adidas has posted double-digit increases in profit and revenues in the third quarter, despite continuing worries about its under-performing Reebok brand.
21 September 2012
Adidas has made dramatic cuts to the long-term revenue targets for its Reebok brand, which has been impacted by lost business in the US and fraud allegations in India.
11 September 2012
Reebok, which is owned by sporting goods giant Adidas, has removed the position of global president, moving Ulrich Becker to president of the brand's North American business.
3 September 2012
Some 100 Adidas workers at its Reebok India business are staging protests against the sportswear giant's new franchise model, according to reports.
28 August 2012
The Finish Line has appointed Harvey Bierman as vice president of digital technology as the US sportswear chain continues to expand its digital business.
24 August 2012
Sportswear giant Adidas remains committed to its restructuring programme in India, despite reports some of its Reebok franchisees are unwilling to change to the new franchise model it wants them to adopt.
20 August 2012
Lingerie and activewear manufacturer Tefron has swung to a second-quarter net profit on the back of increased sales of seamless apparel.
15 August 2012
Sportswear giant Adidas has confirmed it will accelerate the restructuring of its Reebok business in India in order to set the unit up for a "fresh start" in 2013 - including the integration of local sourcing activities.