Find stores near you:
The company Adidas was founded in 1948 in Germany.  Christoph Von Willhelm Dassler and his wife Pauline ran a small laundry in Herzogenaurach. After school Rudolph joined his father at the shoe factory. After returning from the 1st World, War Rudolph joined the porcelain factory and later worked at a leather wholesale business in Nuremberg. Adolf began to produce his sports shoes in his mother’s wash kitchen after returning from the war. Rudolph joined his younger brother in 1924 to form Gebruder Dassler Schuhfabrik (Dassler Brothers Shoe Factory).
During the 1936 Summer Olympics, Adolf drove from Bavaria to the Olympic Village with a suitcase full of spikes and persuaded US sprinter Jesse Owens to use them. After Jesse Owen’s success, Adolf’s shoes became popular, and orders began to pour in from around the world. 
After World War II when tensions between the two brothers reached a breaking point. The business split and Adolf went on to form Adidas AG on 18 August 1949.

  • Manchester
  • Birmingham
  • London
  • Liverpool
  • Ashford
  • Portsmouth
  • Doncaster
  • York
  • Derby
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Bridgend
  • Greenhithe
  • Newcastle
  • Livingston
  • Durham
  • Castleford
Loading comments...

See more Sporting goods stores in United Kingdom

Sports Direct International CITIES: 52  STORES:470
Sporting goods
Sporting goods
Sporting goods
Sweaty Betty

and Follow
Silesia City Centre GLA:699 654 SF
ADDRESS: Chorzowska 107
Poland . Katowice
Silesia City Centre
Madrid Xanadú GLA:1 184 030 SF
ADDRESS: Autovía A5, salidas 22 y 25 - 28939
Spain . Madrid
Madrid Xanadú

Edit text

Dear visitor!
If You wish to add appropriate information to this description, please make changes in the text below and they will take effect after being verified by administrator.


Dear visitor!
If you desire to add more photos to this description, please upload them and they will appear on the page after being verified by administrator.

Sign in
Sign in please, if you already have an account


Error filling
Error filling
Error filling
Error filling
Thank you!
You will receive e-mail with registration data shortly. In email you'll find link, confirm your account by clicking on it, please. Team
Thank you for message!
In the near future you will be contacted the manager
for further details. Team
Good mall, bro!
In the near future you will be contacted the manager
for further details. Team
We are dissatisfied with you :-(
In the near future you will be contacted the manager
for further details. Team

Write to us