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Activists Call Out ‘Virtually the Entire Apparel Industry’ for Ties to Uyghur Forced Labor Camps in China

A coalition of over 180 rights groups has tagged numerous international brands for their participation in the exploitation of the Uyghur Muslim minority serving in labor camp factories in China.

Forced labor: In a letter published on Thursday, the coalition End Uyghur Forced Labour condemned major labels for allegedly sourcing their products from Xinjiang, where many ethnic minority groups, including the Turkic Uyghur people, are detained in labor camps, reports The Guardian

Adidas’ Pokémon Trainer Collaboration Sells Out Like Hotcakes

A new collaboration between Adidas and The Pokémon Company will let you live your Pokémon trainer dreams — if you can get your hands on them.

With its stylish tracksuits, shirts and shoes, the new Pokémon x Adidas collection will make you at least look the part of an actual Pokémon trainer. The collection, which taps into fans’ nostalgia with 8-bit graphic designs of the characters, has got styles for both the young and the young at heart.

‘Kakashi’ Sneakers From Naruto x Adidas COPA UltraBOOST Collab Revealed

After teasing the Sakura edition of the “Naruto” x Adidas collaboration sneakers, another variant has popped up and it pays tribute to Team 7’s teacher, Hatake Kakashi.

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This One Adidas Mistake May Have Cost Them the Chance to Be Bigger Than Nike

You never, ever doubt Michael Jordan. OK, maybe as an NBA team owner, but as a basketball player or a brand pitchman? Never. (OK, fine! … You doubt him if he’s sporting a Hitler ‘stache.)

Adidas made the mistake of doubting Jordan once, and the German sportswear company’s value today sits somewhere in the region of $5.8 billion, according to the most recent Forbes estimate. That doesn’t seem too bad at all — until you consider that Nike is valued at a staggering $16.5 billion. It’s a far, far distance between first and second place in the sportswear brand wars, and the chasm could arguably be chalked up to, singly, Air Jordan.