For over 80 years the adidas Group has been part of the world of sports on every level, delivering state-of-the-art sports footwear, apparel and accessories. Today, the adidas Group is a global leader in the sporting goods industry and offers a broad portfolio of products. adidas Group products are available in virtually every country of the world. Our strategy is simple: continuously strengthen our brands and products to improve our competitive position and financial performance.
Global Sourcing is a function of Global Operations in adidas Group. Global Sourcing has divisions which include Apparel/Footwear as well as Accessories & Gear and its primary responsibility is to ensure adidas Group’s products are manufactured according to sales and market needs. We work with our suppliers to ensure adidas Group’s products are manufactured in a timely and cost-efficient manner. In order to ensure the high quality consumers expect from our products, we enforce strict control and inspection procedures at our suppliers. In addition, we promote adherence to social and environmental standards throughout our supply base. We also support Global Operations and the Group on strategic initiatives aimed at building speed, agility and connectivity in our supply chain.
Sourcing operates through a network of over 20 offices located on four continents. In 2013, we sourced over 652 million units of shoes, garments and accessories from factories worldwide.
LOCATIONS AND BRANDS
Activities of the adidas Group and its more than 170 subsidiaries are directed from the Group's headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany. It is also home to the adidas brand. Reebok Headquarters are located in Canton, Massachusetts. TaylorMade-adidas Golf is based in California. The adidas Group also operates creation centres and development departments at other locations around the world, corresponding to the related business activity.
adidas Sourcing Limited is a subsidiary of adidas AG and it has a representative office in Ho Chi Minh City, responsible for sourcing adidas Group’s products in Vietnam.
Business category: Apparel, Footwear, Accessories & Gear
Employees in Vietnam: 210