Retail appointments of the week
Cashrewards and Go Vita appoint new CEO, Adidas caught up in appointment hoax and GoJek co-founder steps down.
After World Cup warm-up, Aussie retailers ready for women’s event next year
With Australia and New Zealand set to co-host the women’s World Cup next year, retailers like Adidas and Ultra Football ...
Analysts say Adidas took too long to cut ties with Ye over hate speech
“They should have done it quicker,” Simon Porter, head of retail at media agency Hatched, told Inside Retail. “It's extr...
Analysis: What happened to Yeezy?
After achieving success early on, Yeezy became a major profit driver for Adidas and provided competition to the Nike Jor...
Puma raises revenue outlook, handling China woes better than Adidas
Puma reported strong second-quarter earnings and raised its full-year outlook, coping with headwinds in China better tha...
Adidas lowers 2022 expectations amid China lockdowns
Adidas also cut its operating margin forecast, saying it will remain at the previous year's level of 9.4% instead of inc...
Adidas expects Russia hit this year, but confident of China recovery
"The tone appears more constructive here than Puma was a couple of weeks ago," said Jefferies analyst James Grzinic.
The big idea behind Adidas’ controversial ‘breast mural’
To mark the launch of its most diverse collection of sports bras yet, Adidas has revealed — in every sense of the word —...
First Adidas Brand Centre launches in Singapore, brand’s largest there yet
Dubbed ‘Homeground’, the new brand centre marks largest monobrand sport retail store in Singapore.
Why Adidas is preparing for the metaverse
The athletic shoe and apparel brand is the latest to gear up for the emerging shift of e-commerce towards virtual market...
Behind the breakup of Adidas and Reebok
As ABG takes the reins of sportswear brand Reebok, former Nike EMEA business unit lead Rosanna Iacono shares her predict...
Adidas sells Reebok to Authentic Brands
Authentic Brands has cemented its position as a major player in American retail after the “massive acquisition” of Reebo...
‘Freedom to choose’: Adidas introduces burkini collection
Adidas ventures into US$277 million modest fashion market with the launch of new burkini collection.
Why major brands like Adidas, LVMH are backing sustainable textile startups
Support for textile recycling is rising as the fashion industry comes under pressure to solve its waste problem.
Why Adidas is venturing into period-proof activewear
Adidas introduces period-proof tights and lesson plans to support better education around menstruation.
Authentic Brands Group lodges bid for Reebok – report
At least two other international sports apparel companies are working the numbers on Reebok, according to Reuters: South...
Retail news around the globe
Foodpanda to open Taiwan tech hub; Havaianas celebrates best quarter in 10 years; Innisfree to close Canadian stores; an...
Females to the front: JD Sports, Adidas launch women-led campaign
Sports retail giants Adidas and JD Sports have joined forces to put women in the spotlight through a new campaign.
Adidas expects strong rebound, takes Reebok hit
German sportswear maker Adidas AG predicted a strong rebound in sales in 2021, particularly in China, the rest of Asia a...
Why has Adidas set Reebok free? Here’s what went wrong
The original plan was for both brands to fend off the dominance of Nike, but it didn’t quite work out.