Posts tagged as Reebok

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    Wednesday, December 3rd 2014

    Reebok gets tough on martial arts and boxing

    by Markus Huber

    Effective July 6 next year, Reebok will become the outfitter of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the U.S. federation in which athletes and tournaments for mixed martial arts are organized. The exclusive six-year partnership includes apparel design for the Fight Knight tournament and related fan kit provided by Reebok. Apparently, the Adidas brand is also serious […]

  • The golf division around TalorMade continues to weigh heavily on Adidas' results.

    Thursday, November 6th 2014

    Adidas performs well, but struggles with currencies and golf

    by Markus Huber

    In constant currencies, the Adidas Group reports substantial growth in basically all regions and product categories but North America and golf for the third quarter ended Sept. 30. Group sales were up by 9 percent due to a strong development of own retail in the double digits and wholesale in the high single digits. In […]

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    Thursday, October 23rd 2014

    Aussie court orders fine on Reebok’s misleading EasyTone claims

    by Markus Huber

    Australian newspapers report that the country’s Federal Court has punished Reebok with a fine of 350,000 Australian dollars (€242,770) for false claims concerning its EasyTone line of shoes from a promotion campaign between 2011 and 2013. The trial was launched by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (AAAC) following a similar procedure in the U.S. The court came to the conclusion […]

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    Wednesday, October 22nd 2014

    Investors warm to Adi’s possible Reebok disposal

    by Markus Huber

    Adidas’ share price has developed positively over the past two days, after it became known that a consortium of Asian investors might be interested in buying Reebok from Adidas. Yesterday, the three-striped share jumped from €56.67 to €58.0 and has been all the way up this morning. Analysts welcomed the idea of the sale of […]

  • Monday, October 20th 2014

    Media report: Adidas may sell Reebok to Asian investors

    by Markus Huber

    According to an unconfirmed report by The Wall Street Journal, a consortium of investors is interested in buying Reebok. It was said that the interested parties are close to submitting an offer to the supervisory board of Adidas, the parent company. Apparently, the potential buyers are Jynwel Capital, a Hong Kong-based company of the Low […]

  • Thursday, August 7th 2014

    Adidas cannot escape currency effects

    by Markus Huber

    On a currency-neutral basis, figures for the first half of 2014 and the second quarter are not so bad, but exchange rates weigh heavily on the company’s results in euros. In its second quarter, the group managed to boost global sales by 10 percent with double-digit growth in Germany, the U.K., Spain and Italy, which led […]

  • Russia: a major construction area for Adidas.

    Friday, August 1st 2014

    “Route 2015” still a long way off: Adidas Group issues profit warning

    by Markus Huber

    Adidas has announced major adjustments as far as plans for future growth in terms of sales and profits are concerned. The group dismisses the projection of high single-figure sales increases for the current financial year and now expects its increase in turnover to be in the mid to high single-figures. Projected earnings were reduced to €650 million after […]

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    Friday, June 20th 2014

    Skechers takes Reebok to court for patent issues

    by Markus Huber

    Skechers USA has filed a lawsuit against Reebok at a federal court in California. The brand sees a patent infringement committed by the Adidas subsidiary concerning Skechers’ “Go Walk” product line. Skechers claims compensation, punitive damages and an injunctive relief for the infringement of Skechers’ trade dress rights and patents. In substance, the plaint concerns Reebok’s footwear […]

  • Thursday, May 8th 2014

    Adidas: no unconditional surrender on May 8


    This Thursday, May 8th, Adidas chief executive Herbert Hainer took a stand to calm worried investors at their annual general meeting in Fürth, Germany. The eve of the AGM was overshadowed by harsh criticism from institutional investors and unsatisfactory figures for the first quarter which ended on March 31st. Hainer summarized his altogether positive outlook […]

  • Monday, May 5th 2014

    Trouble on the eve of Adidas’ shareholder meeting


    One of Adidas’ institutional investors, Union Investment, has harshly criticized Herbert Hainer, chief executive of the Adidas Group just a few days before the annual meeting of the company’s shareholders which takes place this Thursday, May 8. Funds manager Ingo Speich was quoted in the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, that the Three Stripes have […]