Try our corporate solution for free!
(212) 419-8286
hadley.ward@statista.com

The adidas Group's global apparel production from 2008 to 2020

In 2020, the adidas Group produced approximately 465 million units of apparel worldwide, a decrease of 73 million units on the previous year. This represented a drop of around 12 percent.

Asia at the center of global operations network

The adidas Group’s apparel production has risen year-on-year since 2012. To keep costs down, the company outsources almost all of its production to independent manufacturing partners, the majority of which are located in Asia. The continent is a hub for sourcing and manufacturing products: 93 percent of the adidas Group’s apparel was produced in Asia in 2020, whilst 97 percent of its footwear was produced in the region. Footwear production has increased each year since 2009, with approximately 379 million pairs of shoes produced in 2020.

Rivals team up to take on Nike

In August 2005, the adidas Group bought Reebok in a transaction valued at 3.8 billion U.S. dollars. The deal created a larger competitor for Nike, which remains the leading athletic apparel, footwear, and accessories company worldwide. At the time, the acquisition increased the visibility of the adidas brand, particularly in the United States, where the takeover expanded adidas’ share of the sports footwear market to around 20 percent.

The adidas Group's apparel production worldwide from 2008 to 2020

Loading statistic...
You need to log in to download this statistic
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Source

Release date

March 2021

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2008 to 2020

Supplementary notes

Figures include adidas and Reebok brands. 2011-2013 figures have been restated due to a reclassification of certain apparel accessories from apparel to hardware.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Single Account
The ideal entry-level account for individual users
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 $39 / Month *
in the first 12 months
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Adidas"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.