EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: World


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of textiles, apparel, leather and related products
15 - Manufacture of leather and related products
Number Employed: 42700
Group: Adidas

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 23-01-2011
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2011
Planned Job Creation: 2000

Additional Information

According to a survey by German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ), Adidas plans to create 2,000 new jobs worldwide in 2011. An Adidas spokesperson reported to SZ that the company plans to add jobs by both establishing new locations and creating openings in already existing divisions.