Adidas said it plans to hire more than 2,800 employees in 2022, including more than 800 in its home country of Germany.

Adidas said the majority of the new employees, more than 900 people, will be hired to work in Adidas retail stores.

More than 500 positions will be filled in the areas of digital, IT, data and analytics.

Hires are also planned in sustainability after having doubled the number of employees working in this job classification in 2021.

Adidas also said it is awarding more than 50 positions for apprenticeships or dual studies in Germany starting fall 2022.

In total, Adidas employs around 62,000 people, of which around 7,700 work in Germany. Around 5,300 employees work at its headquarters in Herzogenaurach.

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