Nike vs. Adidas

Battle of the Brands: Which is a bigger sneakerhead classic, Nike Inc. or adidas AG? Here's a look at their best shoes, biggest endorsers & finances.

Nike vs. Adidas

Battle of the Brands


$3.85b CASH

$1.49b CASH

$21.6b ASSETS

$14.58b ASSETS



$30.60b REVENUE

$18.48b REVENUE

$3.27b INCOME

$.69b INCOME

Signature Product

Air Jordan

The original Air Jordan I sneaker, produced for Jordan in 1984, were released to the public in 1985. Source: Wikipedia


To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

*If you have a body, you are an athlete.
Signature Product

Yeezy Boosts

Three months after Adidas confirmed a new shoe collaboration deal with West, the Yeezy Boost 750 premiered. Source: Wikipedia


The adidas Group strives to be the global leader in the sporting goods industry,

with brands built on a passion for sports and a sporting lifestyle. We are committed to continuously strengthening our brands and products to improve our competitive position.

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