Adidas

Adidas and Puma are battling in court over design elements of Adidas' classic Stan Smith shoes.

Legal

WWD Law Review: The Activewear Battle Rages, and What ‘Made in’ Means

The major activewear brands continue to battle it out in courts – with mixed success – while Kering became ensared in a controversy over where its sunglasses are made.

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Adidas and ASU are partnering on a Global Sport Institute.

Activewear

Adidas, ASU Create Sports Partnership

The partnership will explore the issues of race, sustainability and more through the lens of sport.

clock June 13, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

A look from Adidas Originals by Alexander Wang.

Legal

Adidas, Asics Open to Settlement in Tech Patent Fight

The warring athleticwear companies could be approaching settlement talks in ongoing patent litigation.

clock June 13, 2017Kali Hays

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Legal

WWD Law Review: Online Platforms and Fakes, and Active Brands Battle On

The issue of fakes continues to plague leading platforms like Alibaba and Amazon, while Adidas and Puma aren’t doing too well in court.

clock June 10, 2017Julie Zerbo

Science of the Drop

Mens Retail Business

Streetwear, Sneaker Sellers Fine-Tune Product Drops

How sneaker and streetwear brands are creating experiences around product releases.

clock June 1, 2017Aria Hughes

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People

Kendall Jenner Is Officially an Ambassador for Adidas Originals

The model announced the news on Instagram this afternoon.

clock May 31, 2017Alexa Tietjen

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People

Going Dutch: Musician Martin Garrix on Justin Bieber, Virgil Abloh and Growing Up Fast

The 21-year-old electronic musician is set to release his latest single, “There for You,” this week.

clock May 26, 2017Jenny Sundel

Financial

European Markets Rise

Retail and luxury stocks were uneven in late-morning trading on Tuesday.

clock May 23, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Lacoste's Novak Djokovic collection.

Fashion Scoops

Novak Djokovic Named Face of Lacoste

The announcement follows the expiration of his five-year deal with Japanese fast-fashion retailer Uniqlo.

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Legal

Asics Wants Adidas Suit Over Fitness Tracking Tech Nixed

The Japanese athletic company said the ideas behind a string of Adidas patents are too abstract for protection.

clock May 11, 2017Kali Hays

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Business Features

Adidas to Sell Golf Brands

The sporting goods firm has entered a definitive agreement with KPS Capital Partners to sell its TaylorMade, Adams Golf and Ashworth golf brands.

clock May 10, 2017Katya Foreman

Human Resources

Adidas Makes Two Executive Appointments

Karen Parkin and Gil Steyaert have been named directors of global human resources and global operations, respectively.

clock May 10, 2017Katya Foreman

Tamara Mellon celebrates the relaunch of her luxury shoe brand.

Legal

WWD Law Review: Tamara Mellon’s Contract and Cartier and Adidas’ Trademarks

Employment contracts and trademark limits were under the microscope in this week’s legal maneuvers.

clock May 6, 2017Julie Zerbo

The Adidas 3D Runner

Financial

Adidas Maintains Momentum in First Quarter

The German sportswear giant was boosted by strong demand in North America and Greater China, as well as by e-commerce.

clock May 4, 2017Alex Wynne

Pharrell Williams new Tennis Hu sneakers for Adidas Originals.

Fashion Scoops

Pharrell Williams’ New Adidas Original Sneakers

The Tennis Hu is Williams’ first signature shoe for Adidas.

clock May 3, 2017Jessica Iredale

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