Adidas already lets people customise the colour and pattern of shoes ordered online but new 3D printing methods will make small production runs, limited edition shoes and even soles designed to fit an individual's weight and gait economical.
Kasper Rorsted, the former chief executive of consumer goods firm Henkel who took over in October, said he was adding goals to an existing 2015-2020 strategic plan, putting more focus on company culture, ecommerce and efficency.
New Year sets in, Joseph George, Group Chairman & CEO, India and Regional President, South & Southeast Asia, Mullen Lowe Lintas Group and Kunal Jeswani, Chief Executive Officer, Ogilvy India speak to Storyboard about how the year 2017 is looking for the advertising industry and together they disclose their predictions for the year.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde goes on trial in France on Monday over a massive state payout to a flamboyant tycoon when she was finance minister in a case that risks tarnishing her stellar career.
"It is now time to get back to the gym and redouble our efforts on Reebok," Kasper Rorsted, who joined Adidas in August and took over as chief executive in October, told journalists on a conference call.
Meanwhile, the Caixin manufacturing PMI rose to 51.2 in October, the fastest pace of improvement since March 2011. A rebound in new order growth amid stronger demand helped the gauge, which focuses on mid-size companies not included in the official survey, this month, Caixin said in a statement.
The state has signed a memorandum of understanding with Suzhou Tianyuan Garments Company to invest USD 20 million in a location, most likely in Little Rock, and create 400 jobs paying an average of USD 14 per hour, said Hutchinson, who announced the news to reporters via Skype because he was on a trade mission in China.
Investors are banking on Rorsted, 54, repeating improvements to profitability he achieved at consumer goods maker Henkel and the Adidas share price has risen by around two thirds since his appointment was announced in January.
France's highest appeals court dismissed Lagarde's challenge against the decision to try her for negligence in her handling of a dispute between a state-owned bank and businessman Bernard Tapie.
Ahead of the UEFA Euro 2016 soccer tournament in France, CNBC checks in on the players that should be on your equity dream team.
More than 20 years after Adidas ceased production activities in Germany and moved them to Asia instead, chief executive Herbert Hainer, unveiled to the press the group's new prototype "Speedfactory" in Ansbach in southern Germany.
The German sportswear firm, which launched a review of its golf unit last August, said on Wednesday it had decided to focus on selling golf shoes and clothing under its main Adidas brand and enter into talks to sell the TaylorMade, Adams and Ashworth golf brands.
The Coventry-based luxury car-maker, one of Britain's most profitable companies which has 35,000 employees in the UK, was ranked number one among 400 businesses surveyed that employ more than 500 people in Britain.
JK Garg, CMD of Jasch Industries told CNBC-TV18 there are no plans of selling the automation division and after demerging both the entities will be listed separately.
Shaun Rein, managing director, China Market Research Group says while the Chinese economy is certainly weak, it is not as weak as most people are making it out to be. In fact he advised investors with a risk appetite to get into commodity stocks
Adidas is working with the German government, academics and robotics firms on new technologies it hopes will trigger a significant a shift in the footwear industry as the move led by its arch rival Nike to produce in Asia decades ago.
Scandal-hit FIFA will hold an extraordinary executive committee meeting in July to discuss dates for the election to replace president Sepp Blatter, who announced his resignation next week.
In an attempt to integrate its business in India, Adidas launched its first omni-channel store in New Delhi today. After a successful response to the pilot project, the company will launch the omni-channel strategy in over 200 stores across cities by April 2016.
The Middle East holds power at the 46-member Asian Football Confederation (AFC), the third largest of FIFA's six regional bodies but boasting the biggest and fastest growing population, a dream ticket for FIFA sponsors like Coca-Cola and Adidas.
Criticized and even sued by luxury brand Gucci and others for facilitating the counterfeit goods trade, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding has been quietly piloting a scheme to try to curb fakes at source.
The world's second-biggest sportswear firm, which has been falling behind rival Nike, said on Thursday its five-year strategy would focus on "speed, cities and open source", with investment in Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Shanghai and Tokyo.
"For the coming financial year, we are very positive about the prospects of Reebok. We have invested lot since last year and it has started showing results," Managing Director, Adidas Group India, Dave Thomas said, without delving into projection figures of 2015-16.
In its FIR filed with police last year, Reebok had alleged financial fraud to the tune of Rs 870 crore at the company by certain persons including senior executives of its India arm.
With longtime champ Sachin Tendulkar going into retirement, Kohli‘s already impressive career is expected to skyrocket. At 24, he already has more ads on Indian television than MS Dhoni. His take last year: USD 11 million, including USD 8.5 million in endorsements for Vicks, PepsiCo, Toyota and NestlÃ©.
The weakening of currencies in Russia, Japan, Brazil, Argentina and Turkey would impact turnover in Q3, after taking 4 percentage points off sales in Q2. A weak golf market, where wet weather this year has kept players from the greens, too will result in lower than expected sales.