Adidas sees future in lower-tier cities

German sportswear maker Adidas plans to have its shops in 1,400 cities across the mainland by 2015. Photo: Bloomberg

The German sporting goods maker opened more than 800 new stores on the mainland last year, with more than 400 of them in lower-tier cities.

Saturday, 9 March, 2013, 6:33am

Kary Ng helps relaunch Adidas Tsim Sha Tsui store

Kary Ng. Photo: SCMP

Adidas' 18,000 sq ft flagship Tsim Sha Tsui store has reopened after a facelift, in time for the festive shopping season.

The sportswear brand celebrated the sixth anniversary of the branch this year, and the reopening on Tuesday attracted not just celebrity fans but also plenty of passing shoppers.

22 Nov 2012 - 4:47am

Stars turn out to Adidas' Crew Love Party at AsiaWorld-Expo

Kary Ng looks sporty in her shorts and top alongside her chunky "companion".

The crowd on the Airport Express was more youthful and fashionable than usual, prompting double-takes from bedraggled air travellers as pop lovers headed to the AsiaWorld-Expo for Adidas' Crew Love Party.

Anthony Wong Yiu-ming took the stage first on Wednesday night, rocking in a white, pink and gold leopard-print tracksuit.

5 Oct 2012 - 3:26am

Death of 'Made in China' is greatly exaggerated

Chinese workers labouring on a television set assembly line in a factory in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China, 27 August 2012. EPA

HONG KONG, Aug 30 (Reuters Breakingviews) - Manufacturing in China is alive and well. Sneaker maker Adidas’ decision to close its last factory in the country last July raised concerns about whether “Made in China” still made economic sense.

30 Aug 2012 - 8:53pm

The goods

The goods



31 Aug 2012 - 11:53pm

Adidas model Charlene Choi filled with Olympic spirit

Adidas' autumn-winter collection will be in the stores on Friday, amid the buzz of the London Olympics. The sportswear brand's campaign girl, Charlene Choi Cheuk-yin of Canto-pop duo Twins, said she had been glued to the television watching the Games.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:47pm

A dressing down for Olympic garb

At the charity polo event on Saturday at Andrew Lloyd Webber's estate, I saw Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok rub shoulders with Prince Harry, who was playing.

The event, sponsored by Hong Kong-owned Kent & Curwen, raised money for charities supported by Harry and Prince William and shed some light on the relationship between style sponsorship and high-profile sports.

27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Bright young things

Johnny Depp has a lot to answer for. Sure he's cool, funny, handsome and kooky, but Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, well, there are no excuses. Don't ask me why I watched it but I found the entire plot - where there was any - leaden with symbolism as Captain Jack sought out the legendary fountain of youth with supposedly hilarious consequences.

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Adidas clothing launch proves to be a bit of a stretch for some Super Girls

To celebrate the launch of Adidas' new line of yoga clothing, photographers gathered in the mYoga studio in Causeway Bay to gawk at special guest songstress Elanne Kwong Yeuk-lam and her 'little sister' Ciwi Lam Sze-man, as they posed in their new yoga outfits.

25 May 2012 - 12:00am

Belle takes Big Step after profit rise

Shares of Belle International, the mainland's largest women's footwear retailer, rose nearly 5 per cent yesterday after reporting a 24 per cent rise in net profit last year. Yet analysts were mixed on the company's outlook.

22 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Sportswear brand's latest range leaves quartet of fashion-loving stars feeling blue - and creative

The devil was in the detail when fashion gurus at the launch of the latest Adidas Originals Blue collection adopted different mediums to express their taste in fashion.

15 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Hip hot HK

Rock into 2012

29 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

The goods

Mono mania

4 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Germany is solid fit as partner nation

From cars and architecture to furniture and home appliances, Germany's long history and high standards of design made it the choice as the partner country for this year's Business of Design Week.

23 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Market Calls

Anta Sports Products (2020), which makes and retails sportswear on the mainland, fell 14 per cent on October 14. The drop came the day after an industry event in Beijing in which the firm told analysts about an expected sales slowdown.

24 Oct 2011 - 12:00am