Tag: Nike


Congressional Pressure on SHEIN and Temu Increases — and on Nike and Adidas, Too

May 4, 2023

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Members of Congress continue to raise concern about Chinese companies SHEIN and Temu’s alleged use of forced labor, and now leaders of a key congressional committee are looking into allegations surrounding iconic Western brands Nike and Adidas as well. Reps. […]

Logistics, Process

Manufacturing Drives Vietnam’s Decade-High Growth of 7.1% in 2018

December 28, 2018

Via: Industry Week

The country has long been one of Asia’s fastest growing economies — GDP growth topped 5% over the past five years — largely driven by the exports of cheap manufactured goods, from Nike shoes to H&M T-shirts, as well as […]

Process, Production

Vietnam becomes main manufacturer for Adidas and Nike footwear

May 11, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

Adidas has halved the amount of footwear it makes in China since 2010, having moved most production to Vietnam. The nation has also overtaken China as Nike’s predominant footwear manufacturer – who held the title 10 years ago, Quartz reported. […]

Process, Production

3D-Printed Sneakers Gaining Traction

December 7, 2017

Via: MFRTech

Maybe next year you can add 3D-printed footwear to your holiday wish list—several major sports brands are exploring additive manufacturing for running shoes. 3D printing supplier EOS North America Inc. and Under Armour have formed a partnership to advance commercial […]

Design & Planning, Process

Nike Cutting About 2% of Workforce as It Revamps Operations

June 16, 2017

Via: Industry Week

Nike Inc. is cutting about 2% of its workforce as the athletic brand revamps global operations, part of a bid to move faster and ward off competition from Adidas AG and Under Armour Inc. The overhaul is an attempt to […]