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  • Located in Rabat, the new brand store commands a huge floor space of 500 sqm

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adidas, one of the global leaders in the sporting goods industry, opened its largest brand store in Africa in partnership with Planet Sport as part of an aggressive expansion plan in Morocco and Africa. Located in Rabat at Square Boulevard Fal Ould Ommeir and street Abou Bakr Seddik - Agdal - Rabat, the new brand store has been months in the making and commands a floor space of 500 square meters. Housing both adidas’ Performance and Originals ranges, it will ensure the capital’s passionate sports fans and street-style lovers get the right products to perform in - and look - their best.
adidas currently has more than 50 stores across Africa, with three being in Morocco. Since 2010, adidas and Planet Sport have been strategic partners and together they plan to collaborate further to open more stores in the coming years.
  • Consumers try a pair of Energy Boost trainers on the treadmill and put the BOOST™ technology to the test

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UAE residents have the chance to try out adidas’ revolutionary BOOST™ running technology at the adidas BOOST™ Activation Zones during the month of September.
adidas is inviting avid runners - and those new to the revolution alike - the chance to experience the technology which is changing the running world as we know it. adidas’ Energy Boost gives more energy back than any other shoe on the market and now, consumers can feel the difference for themselves at the adidas BOOST™ Activation Zone in Dubai Mall. Running between September 25th – 30th, the activation zone will be featured at Dubai Mall in front of the Ice Rink and the adidas store. Consumers will be able to try a pair of Energy Boost trainers on the treadmill and put the BOOST™ technology to the test.
  • adidas celebrates bigger, better, bolder Abu Dhabi store

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adidas opens re-launched store at Abu Dhabi Mall adidas celebrates - bigger, better, bolder Abu Dhabi store
UAE, Dubai – 4th August 2013 – adidas, global leader in the sporting goods industry, today announced the re-opening of its brand store in Abu Dhabi Mall. With the shop floor almost doubling in size from 2080 sqft to 4042 sqft, adidas has expanded and enhanced the store’s offering ensuring Abu Dhabi’s passionate sports fans and brand-conscious get the right products to perform at, and look, their best.
adidas currently has more than 150 stores across the region of which 85 are brand stores and 65 concept stores. Within the UAE, there are 14 brand stores and two Originals concept stores.
The newly renovated Abu Dhabi brand store will give customers the best of sports and lifestyle apparel with both Performance and Originals brands available.
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adidas has unveiled a new type of running shoe that it claims could revolutionise sport - and break the record for the fastest marathon.
The adidas Boost features an all-new material in the sole which can provide huge improvements in the energy returned to a runner.
Made with a type of melted "energy capsule" foam pellets, the material in the sole is both firm and extremely squashy underfoot.
adidas say it will let runners move more efficiently on the road, and allow them to go further for less energy.
The Boost material is also said to be be more resistant to extremes of temperature, and will not change its essential properties whether it's freezing cold or burning hot outside.
In demonstrations by adidas, the Boost material is also able to bounce a heavy ball higher than its previous 'Eva' sole material.
A NEW range of extra-springy running shoes could see athletes sprinting 100 metres faster than Usain Bolt.
Adidas yesterday launched £100 trainers based on the breakthrough technology — saying they were TWICE as bouncy as usual.
The soles contain thousands of air capsules that absorb the impact of a foot landing and use the energy to propel it back up. Experts predict Boost shoes could see records tumble in the same way as now-outlawed full-body swimsuits.
Marathon veteran Haile Gebrselassie said at the New York launch: “I put them on and thought, I could be on for another record!” And Jamaican 100m star Yohan Blake told The Sun he hoped the technology will slash times.
The trainers will be on sale in weeks.

Source: The Sun UK
adidas Boost foam is a soft and responsive material that the German company believes will allow runners to run faster for longer distances. It is three times more temperature-resistant than standard EVA material, and provides an improved energy return for runners. The shoe upper is a stretchy, breathable mesh material, which is very comfortable and almost sock-like in its snugness.
Price: £120 | Link: Adidas

Source: T3
Spring is in the air, and as you dig your running kit out of mothballs, adidas has announced a new trainer tech that promises to help you bound through the streets with newfound zeal.
The new Boost's midsole tech looks unerringly like polystyrene, but is actually a new cushioning material that uses hundreds of capsules to provide what Adidas claims is the highest energy return of any running trainer.
Which all sounds like the familiar trill of trainer hype, except we've been using a pair of Boosts to get us through winter training, and they're not half wrong – the Boosts have the most responsive, bouncy ride our feet have had the pleasure of running in.
That might not be to everyone's tastes (hello, barefoot brigade), but the Boosts are a fine neutral trainer whose midsole has another big advantage.
Introducing new Boost Technology at a global launch event yesterday, German sportswear giant, adidas hopes to put an extra spring in every runner’s step. The new material promises higher energy returns than anything currently on the market without compromising the comfort of cushioning.
Based on a groundbreaking development process created by adidas partner BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, solid granular material (TPU) is literally blown up and turned into thousands of small energy capsules which make up the footwear’s distinctive midsole. With their unique cell structure, these capsules store and unleash energy more efficiently in every stride.
But what does releasing more energy mean? Essentially, it boils down to bounce. Shoes containing the Boost material will be extra bouncy, hence, should bounce back from the road more quickly.
BOOST is a groundbreaking innovation in cushioning. It provides more energy return than any other foam cushioning material in the running industry, combining soft comfort with responsive energy for the ultimate running experience. In the heat, in the cold and after countless kilometers, it performs more consistently and doesn’t lose its cushioning properties like standard EVA.

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