NEW YORK: German sportswear giant Adidas said Friday it will start selling shoes with 3-D printed soles, taking a new step in expanding its customised sporting goods range. The company already offers customers bespoke options including the colour and texture of their shoes, but the new 3D printing method would produce soles that are adapted to the individual's weight and movement. Adidas plans to sell 5,000 pairs of such sneakers this year, and is eyeing sales of as many as 100,000 pairs next year -- figures that…
Adidas bought the US fitnesswear specialists Reebok in 2005 in a bid to narrow the gap with its main rival Nike
FRANKFURT: Adidas, the German maker of sportswear and equipment, said Friday it met its 2014 targets, but earnings were hit by special factors such as the falling ruble and the sale of its Rockport brand.