In this episode of TSB, Adidas makes its way onto the top 100 list of valuable brands in the world. Guess where they rank?
Also, Adidas is shutting down the Confirmed app……IF “shutting down” means absorbing it and replacing its name with your own. And it’s probably not a good time to mention this, but Adidas’ website was hacked. But don’t worry, apparently all the hackers wanted was your usernames and not your financial information.
Someone with a lot of disposable income on their hands paid $90k for the pile of dust that used to be an original pair of Nike Mags from the “Back to the Future Part II” movie. At this point Shoezeum could literally sell water to a whale and we wouldn’t be surprised.
Roger Federer left Nike. Well he did and he didn’t. He’ll still be rocking the Swoosh on his feet for the time being, but he’ll be wearing UNIQLO from the ankles up. Speaking of UNIQLO, they must’ve been the ones who bought the Nike Mag because they allegedly signed Roger to a 10 year/$300 million deal.
PUMA has created a collection of sneakers and apparel laced with bacteria. Cool. Now we’re just waiting on their collection of socks and underwear made out of penicillin.
We talked to Allison Wyrwics, Senior Brand Manager for Trolli Candy, about their partnership with James Harden and their $2,677 life-sized Adidas Harden Vol. 2 sneaker made out of candy.
In This Week In Stupid, soccer players in this year’s World Cup were breaking Adidas’ balls. Literally. But despite the malfunctions, FIFA is steadfast in their love for Adidas’ balls. And finally, over $750k of fake sneakers have been confiscated in the Philippines this year. Wonder how many real sneakers you can buy with that money?