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Definition of the noun Adidas

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  1. A clothing product of this brand, especially a pair of shoes.


Adidas AG is a German multinational corporation that designs and manufactures sports shoes, clothing and accessories. The company is based in Herzogenaurach, Bavaria, Germany. It is the holding company for the Adidas Group, which consists of the Reebok sportswear company, TaylorMade-Adidas golf company, Rockport, and 9.1% of FC Bayern Munich. Besides sports footwear, Adidas also produces other products such as bags, shirts, watches, eyewear and other sports and clothing-related goods. Adidas is the largest sportswear manufacturer in Europe and the second biggest in the world, after Nike.


Adidas is a fictional film character.

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Google previewIntegrated Marketing Communications (2011)

by William Chitty, Nigel Barker, Bill Chitty, Michael Valos, Terence A. Shimp

For example, Adidas is a German brand of athletic shoes and sports apparel.

Google previewThe Regional Multinationals (2005)

MNEs and 'Global' Strategic Management by Alan M. Rugman

Despite being statistically bi-regional, Adidas is a very centralized, ethnocentric, home- country based business, with a limited geographic scope. It does not adapt its shoes to local tastes, and it has a hierarchical product division structure.

Google previewInternational Management: Concepts and Cases (1997)

by Thakur, Manab Thakur Gene E Burton B N Srivastava

Reebok is a British firm, Adidas is a German firm, while Nike is a U.S. firm. Therefore, if your shoes have a Reebok label, for example, the profits from your purchase were shared by companies in Taiwan, South Korea, Great Britain, and who ...

Google previewStrategic management analysis of adidas. Conditions in the sports equipment industry and available resources (2014)

Since adidas is a globally operating and expanding company, all existing and possible future markets worldwide are considered as its external environment. 2.1 Overview of the sports equipment industry In the context of this report, the global ...

Google previewFeet and Footwear: A Cultural Encyclopedia (2009)

by Margo DeMello

After the war, Rudolf left the company to form Puma (which directly competed with Adolf's company, outfitting the West German soccer team with the Puma Atom, a soccer cleat, until Adidas took over the contract, which it maintains to this day).

Google previewA Dictionary of Sports Studies (2010)

by Alan Tomlinson

Adidas 4 Dassler, remained locked in the Melbourne Docks, lacking clearance from Australian customs officials; no definitive documentation exists on how the Adidas consignment was released, the Puma one blocked. Horst Dassler went on ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Marketing (2011)

by Charles Doyle

Sports Equipment and Apparel Brands Adidas ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Sports Studies (2012)

by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer G. Rolf

There were twelve major sponsors: Adidas, Canon, Coca-Cola, Gillette, Fuji, JVC , MasterCard, Opel, Philips, Snickers, and Budweiser. Each paid around £12.5 million for the global marketing rights. There were also sponsors of France 98, the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing (2011)

by Linda E. Swayne, Mark Dodds

Related Organizations and Entrepreneurs Adidas and Entertainment Sport Programming Network (ESPN) are examples for corporations that are linked to sport. Adidas is a corporation that manufactures sport apparel like shoes, shirts, bags, ...

Google previewRunning Encyclopedia (2002)

by Richard Benyo, Joe Henderson

adidas (www.adidas. com). This major German sport-shoe manufacturer was the Microsoft of track shoes from the early 1 950s through the early 1 970s but was slower than other ...

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Small photo of Pavia, Italy - February 20, 2017: Pair of Adidas Superstar shoes - illustrative editorialSmall photo of POZNAN, POLAND - NOV 3, 2016: Adidas AG headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Bavaria, Germany is the largest sportswear manufacturer in Europe and the second biggest in the worldSmall photo of CHIANGRAI, THAILAND - January 7, 2017: Adidas ultra boost 3.0 runner shoesSmall photo of MILAN - JANUARY 14: Man with brown Adidas trousers and red sweater before Emporio Armani fashion show, Milan Fashion Week street style on January 14, 2017 in Milan.Small photo of Pavia, Italy - February 20, 2017: Pair of Adidas Superstar shoes - illustrative editorialSmall photo of CHIANGRAI, THAILAND - January 7, 2017: Adidas ultra boost 3.0 runner shoesSmall photo of BEIJING, CHINA - OCTOBER 16, 2016: Adidas store; Adidas, a German multinational corporation founded in 1948, is the second biggest sportswear manufacturer in the world More...

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