Adidas AG (German pronunciation: [ˈadiˌdas]; pit as adidas sin 1949[3]) is a German multinaitional corporation that designs an manufactures sports shoes, claethin an accessories based in Herzogenaurach, Bavarie, Germany.[4] It is the maist muckle sportswear manufacturer i Europe, an the seicont maist muckle i the warld, efter Nike.[5]

Adidas AG
Aktiengesellschaft
Treddit asFWBADS, OTCQXADDYY
IndustrieApparel, accessories
Foondit1924 as Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik
(registered in 1949)[1]
FoonderAdolf Dassler
HeidquartersHerzogenaurach, Germany
Area served
Warldwide
Key fowk
Igor Landau (Chairman)
Herbert Hainer (CEO)
ProductsFitwear, sportswear, sports equipment, toiletries
RevenueIncrease14.49 billion (2013)[2]
Increase€1.202 billion (2013)[2]
ProfitIncrease€787 million (2013)[2]
Tot assetsIncrease€11.59 billion (2013)[2]
Tot equityIncrease€5.489 billion (2013)[2]
Nummer o employees
57,016 (2018)[2]
Wabsteidwww.adidas-group.com www.adidas.com

The company wis stairtit bi Adolf Dassler i his mither's hoose; he wis jynt bi his aulder brither Rudolph i 1924 uisin the name Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik ("Dassler Brothers Shoe Factory").[6]

References eedit

  1. "Adidas Group History". adidas-group.com. Retrieved 7 Mey 2014.
  2. a b c d e f "Annual Report 2012". adidas. Retrieved 10 Mairch 2013.
  3. "The History of Adidas | On This Day In Fashion". web.archive.org. 17 Mairch 2013. Archived frae the original on 17 Mairch 2013. Retrieved 10 December 2022.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  4. "Adidas | History, Products, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com (in Inglis). Retrieved 10 December 2022.
  5. "The largest sporting goods manufacturers by revenue". Statista (in Inglis). Retrieved 10 December 2022.
  6. "adidas Group - History". web.archive.org. 8 Februar 2015. Archived frae the original on 8 Februar 2015. Retrieved 10 December 2022.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)