Est; Alsace; Bas-Rhin
Location of affected unit(s)
Wholesale Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Wholesale Of Household Goods
46.42 - Wholesale of clothing and footwear

140 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
30 June 2022
Employment effect (start)
1 July 2022
Foreseen end date
1 September 2024


Sports goods manufacturer and retailer Adidas has announced the closure of its Strasbourg headquarters, in order to merge all its administrative services in Paris. Some 140 people could lose their jobs. The reorganisation should be completed by September 2024. After two years of pandemic, the presence of employees in the offices has been reduced. They have gone from 200 when the premises were inaugurated four years ago to 140 today. The management has announced that it wants to introduce a wide range of teleworking options for those employees who remain in the group. They would be able to work 80% of their time from home and only come to the site three to eight days a month, depending on the type of job. The management could launch a redundancy plan. The announcement was denounced by local authorities who had intervened with the Adidas CEO to onvoke the maintenance the headquarters in Alsace.



Eurofound (2022), Adidas France, Relocation in France, factsheet number 107071, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/107071.