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Germany

adidas with successful start into 2019

May 8, 2019 / Germany
Germany-based giant announced revenue growth of 4% (currency-neutral) in the first quarter of the financial year. Net income from continuing operations increased by 16% in the period. Full-year outlook confirmed

Best quarter ever for Puma

May 6, 2019 / Germany
Puma's sales growth continued in the first quarter of 2019. Sales rose by 15.3% currency-adjusted to 1 319.3 million euros (+16.6% reported) compared to 1 131.1 million euros last year. CEO announces best quarter ever

adidas invests in China to accelerate expansion

Apr 8, 2019 / China
The Germany-based sports brand is heavily investing in China, where its growth is three times higher than in the rest of the world. adidas plans to open 1 000 stores in China this year and expand ecommerce

Puma to be Formula 1's partner

Apr 4, 2019 / Germany
Sports company Puma has announced a long-term partnership with Formula 1 to become the exclusive merchandise retail partner from the start of the 2019 season. This year, Puma stands and superstores will be present in 17 out of the 21 Grands Prix in the calendar

Deichmann acquires shoe chain KicksUSA

Mar 26, 2019 / United States
German shoe retailer Deichmann is investing in China and the US with several initiatives planned for 2019. The acquisition of shoe chain KicksUSA already took place

Gallery Shoes with steady attendance

Mar 19, 2019 / Germany
Steady attendance at the last edition of the Gallery Shoes with 9 800 professional visitors. According to organisers, this was an event with a good atmosphere and results despite stormy weather conditions

Germany industry is cautiously optimistic

Mar 18, 2019 / Germany
Manfred Junkert, Managing Director of the Federal Association of the German Footwear and Leather Goods Industry, spoke about the drop in foreign business in 2018 and the industry's cautious optimism for the future

Stable is the word for Deichmann in 2018

Mar 15, 2019 / Germany
Shoe retailer Deichmannn reported growth in 2018 despite difficult market conditions. The group of companies is reporting a plus both in the number of shoes sold as well as in turnover

Double digit growth for Puma

Feb 21, 2019 / Germany
Germany-based athletics company Puma closed 2018 reporting a 17.6% and 38.0% revenue and net earnings gain, respectively. For 2019, Puma expects earnings and sales to continue with two digits increases

adidas focus on shoes made of recycled plastic waste

Jan 31, 2019 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear brands want to upscale production from five million pairs of shoes containing recycled plastic in 2018 to eleven million pairs in 2019

Puma appoints Chief Sourcing Officer

Jan 30, 2019 / Germany
The Herzogenaurach-based (Germany) sports giant appointed Anne-Laure Descours as Chief Sourcing Officer and Member of the Management Board

Gerry Weber files for bankruptcy

Jan 25, 2019 / Germany
The Germany-based fashion manufacturer and retailer has applied to preliminary insolvency. This procedure exclusively applies to the parent company Gerry Weber International AG having around 580 employees. All subsidiaries including Hallhuber are excluded from the request

adidas delivers strong third quarter results

Jan 8, 2019 / Germany
Revenue posted by the Germany-based sportswear giant for its third quarter increased by 8% currency-neutral and 3% in euro terms. As a result, adidas has increased its full-year outlook

Double digit growth for Puma' sales and profitability

Oct 29, 2018 / Germany
In the third quarter sales increased by 14% currency-adjusted to 1 242 million euros (+11% reported) with double-digit growth in the Americas and Asia/Pacific regions. Profitability also grew at two digit's rates

Puma is back to basketball

Oct 15, 2018 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear giant is to release its first basketball silhouette in more than 20 years. Launch happens in-store this Thursday 11th
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