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Adidas China sales tumble 85% due to coronavirus Beth Wright | 20 Feb 20

Sportswear firm Adidas says its sales in Greater China have slumped 85% since Chinese New Year amid the coronavirus outbreak, with a significant number of stores closed and a reduction in footfall at its locations that do remain open.

Adidas tops sustainable cotton sourcing ranking Michelle Russell | 19 Feb 20

German sportswear giant Adidas has topped the 2020 Sustainable Cotton Ranking, with H&M taking the third spot in the assessment of companies that use a significant amount of cotton.

Adidas to launch apparel with ocean plastic insulation Hannah Abdulla | 20 Dec 19

Sportswear brand Adidas is set to launch the first apparel styles featuring PrimaLoft insulation made from Parley Ocean Plastic.

Fashion industry pilot to produce first circular polybag Beth Wright | 12 Dec 19

A new pilot project aims to reduce the use and impact of virgin polybags in the fashion industry by developing a fully circular solution based on recycled content.

Adidas creates performance shoe from another shoe Michelle Russell | 14 Nov 19

German sportswear giant Adidas has introduced the second generation of its first 100% recyclable performance running shoe.

Adidas to cease production at US & German Speedfactories Beth Wright | 11 Nov 19

Sportswear giant Adidas has announced production at its Speedfactories in both Germany and the US will be discontinued next year amid plans to deploy Speedfactory technologies at two of its Asian suppliers by the end of 2019.

Adidas to test products in space as set for "record" year Beth Wright | 7 Nov 19

German sporting goods giant Adidas has inked a deal with International Space Station (ISS) US National Laboratory to explore production innovation and sustainability, and says it is on track for "another record year."

Eric Liedtke to leave Adidas at the end of year Beth Wright | 24 Oct 19

Eric Liedtke, head of Global Brands at German sporting goods giant Adidas, is to step down after 25 years with the company – with the CEO of Gant re-joining the business to take over the role.

Adidas makes circular commitment with Infinite Play Michelle Russell | 15 Oct 19

Sporting goods giant Adidas has launched a new service that will allow its UK customers to trade worn or unused gear, diverting it from landfill.

Adidas confirms FY view despite ongoing supply issues Beth Wright | 8 Aug 19

German sporting goods giant Adidas has reaffirmed its full-year forecast, even though its second-quarter earnings were squeezed by higher air freight costs as it tried to make up for shortages of mid-priced apparel in North America.

Adidas by Stella McCartney unveils 100% recyclable hoodie Beth Wright | 5 Jul 19

As part of its continued drive to solve the problem of product waste, German sportswear giant Adidas has unveiled two new Adidas by Stella McCartney performance apparel prototypes, including what it claims is the first 100% recyclable hoodie created from garment waste.

Investors press brands for more workforce transparency Beth Wright | 3 Jul 19

A coalition of more than 120 institutional investors with combined assets of more than US$14 trillion is renewing its demand for companies across the world to come forward with better data on their staff and supply chain workers, with the aim improving the quality of jobs globally. 

H&M and Gap Inc top Better Cotton sourcing leaderboard Beth Wright | 18 Jun 19

Swedish apparel giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M), furniture giant Ikea, and US speciality apparel retailer Gap Inc have topped a new ranking by the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) based on their total Better Cotton sourcing volumes in 2018. 

Adidas teams with Parley for the Oceans on new Alphaedge 4D Beth Wright | 24 May 19

Adidas has launched three new iterations of its Alphaedge 4D running shoe – including a new Parley for the Oceans edition made with upcycled ocean plastic –  featuring the Adidas 4D midsole developed in partnership with technology company Carbon.

Adidas ups air freight and capacity to tackle supply issues Leonie Barrie | 9 May 19

German sporting goods giant Adidas is increasing its use of air freight and looking for additional capacity from suppliers to try to mitigate the impact of supply chain shortages that weighed on its business in the first quarter.

Lower sourcing costs boost Adidas Q1 Beth Wright | 3 May 19

German sportswear giant Adidas says lower sourcing costs contributed to a double-digit jump in first quarter profit, with a "successful start to the year" also boosted by higher sales in strategic growth areas Greater China and e-commerce.

Adidas develops first fully recyclable performance footwear Hannah Abdulla | 18 Apr 19

Adidas has launched a 100% recyclable performance running shoe called the Futurecraft.Loop, which is made without glue and from materials that can be broken down and reused to create a brand new running shoe.

Adidas launches first Primeknit sports bra Beth Wright | 12 Apr 19

German sportswear giant Adidas has unveiled what it claims is the "first of its kind sports bra" created with the company's Primeknit knitting technology for targeted flexibility, comfort and support.

Nike retains position as world’s most valuable apparel brand Beth Wright | 28 Feb 19

US sporting goods giant Nike has once again retained its position as the world's most valuable apparel brand, strengthening its position with a 16% rise in brand value since last year, new figures show.

Adidas to double production of shoes with recycled plastic Hannah Abdulla | 30 Jan 19

Sportswear brand Adidas is to more than double the number of shoes produced containing recycled plastic waste to 11m pairs during 2019.

H&M, Adidas, Gap, Nike largest BCI cotton users Michelle Russell | 15 Nov 18

H&M, Adidas, Gap Inc and Nike have been named in the top five of Better Cotton Initiative's (BCI) top brands list for sourcing the sustainable raw material.

Adidas to continue "heavy" investment in digital Michelle Russell | 9 Nov 18

Adidas says it will continue to invest very heavily into its digital business model as the German sportswear giant looks to boost product innovation and speed-to-market.

Adidas up FY profitability outlook amid "strong" Q3 Beth Wright | 7 Nov 18

German sportswear group Adidas has increased its profitability outlook for the year on the back of what it called a "strong financial performance" in the first nine months of 2018 and "high-quality growth" in the third quarter.

Adidas recalls kids’ swimwear over safety risk Beth Wright | 17 Oct 18

German sportswear company Adidas has announced a voluntary recall of children's swimwear products of the Infinitex 3-Stripe range due to a potential safety risk.

Adidas leads major apparel brands in top sustainability performers list Hannah Abdulla | 18 Sep 18

German sportswear company Adidas has been named leader in its industry in this year's Dow Jones Sustainability Index, fighting off competition from major household names including Nike, Asics and Gildan who were also named among the best-in-class sustainability performers globally.

Adidas, C&A, Esprit set out new sustainability roadmaps Leonie Barrie | 23 Aug 18

Brands and retailers including Adidas, C&A, Esprit, Hugo Boss, KiK, Lidl, Primark and Puma are among 116 members of the German based Partnership for Sustainable Textiles who have submitted roadmaps outlining concrete steps to increase sustainability in their textile supply chains.

Adidas "firmly" on track for FY and 2020 targets Beth Wright | 9 Aug 18

German sportswear giant Adidas has confirmed its full-year guidance on the back of what CEO Kasper Rorsted called "another strong quarter" helped by a successful World Cup football tournament where the company was one of the main sponsors.

Adidas among Europe's most ethical fashion brands Beth Wright | 31 Jul 18

Adidas, G-Star Raw, and Stella McCartney are among Europe's most ethical brands, according to a new ranking that assesses fashion labels on their impact on people, planet and animal rights.

Adidas aims for only recycled polyester by 2024 Leonie Barrie | 16 Jul 18

German sportswear giant Adidas is ramping up its sustainability drive, with plans to phase out the use of virgin polyester over the next six years.

Nike and Adidas accused of foul play on worker wages Leonie Barrie | 11 Jun 18

Ahead of the FIFA World Cup football tournament that kicks off later this week, major sponsors Adidas and Nike are accused of paying poverty wages to supply chain workers who make the football shirts and boots worn by players and supporters.





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