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8 curious facts about Adidas which are unknown to the most 1. Adidas and Puma were originally the same company. In 1924 Adolf 'Adi' Dassler founded a shoe factory together with his brother Rudolph in Herzogenaurach, Germany. As it often happens in such cases, the company was named after them, namely the “brothers Dassler shoe factory”. After the end of the devastating Second World War, the underlying tensions between the two brothers grew into a total hostility. The rivalry came to a head in 1948, when the brothers decided to split up. As a result, they brought into life their own respective shoe factories. Rudolph created Puma from scratch in the outskirts of their hometown, while Adolf continued the old business under a new name: Adidas, which derives from his diminutive “Adi”. The open rivalry between the two companies did not cease until 2009, when they allegedly buried the axe of war by means of a friendly football match in Herzogenaurach. 2. The founder of Adidas, Adi Dassler, could very well have been just an ordinary baker. The sibling rivalry that led to the creation of the two sports clothing giants Adidas and Puma could never have materialised. Initially, “Adi” completed an apprenticeship in a local bakery. However, he eventually decided to dedicate the rest of his life to the family’s shoe business. 3. The worldwide popular three stripes were originally serving for stability purposes, and not as a decoration element. The 3 stripes design is probably the most important asset of Adidas. The renowned Adidas trademark is as recognizable as the equally iconic Nike Swoosh or the Puma Formstrip. Originally, the logo’s shape was purely dictated by a matter of functionality. Back at the times of the Dassler brothers shoe factory, the two-stripe design served to convey additional stability to the running shoes’ midfoot. When the original company disbanded, the newly formed Adidas was no longer allowed to use the two-stripe motif because of copyright reasons. These circumstances forced Adidas to figure out something new, which lead us to the very next fact… 4. Adidas bought the three-stripe trademark from a sportswear competitor After a while of reflection, Adi Dassler came to the conclusion that a three-stripes motif was the most suitable one to represent the new-born Adidas. Unfortunately, at that time another sportswear manufacturing company, the Finnish Karhu, was already owning the rights for such a logo. The pertinent negotiations process resulted to be quite favorable to “Adi”: Karhu happily sold its design for the equivalent of 1600 Euros and "two bottles of good whiskey". A quite convenient purchase price, as it turned out in the decades to come. 5. Reebok actually belongs to the Adidas’ brands portfolio Puma is not the only major sportswear brand whose origins are bound together with Adidas. In fact, Reebok is part of the Adidas holding company, alongside Rockport and Taylor Made. The Adidas most recent acquisition was the fitness tracking software company Runtastic. 6. The flip-flops are an invention by Adidas.  The Adidas success is mainly due to its distinguished flair for innovative designs and technologies. Amongst others, hereby it is worth mentioning the stability strips that have made a name for themselves, as well as the now-ubiquitous Boost sole technology. One of their less acclaimed, but at the same time brilliant inventions is the basic summer streetwear, the slide sandal. Adidas developed her Adilette to prevent the German national football team from catching unpleasant infections in the community showers. 7. They develop 3D printed shoes for the mass market. Adidas' Futurecraft research department has been experimenting with 3D printing technology since quite a long time with the aim to revolutionize the shoe supply chain by drastically reducing the waste of materials and the delivery times. Recently, they unveiled their latest venture to the public, the Futurecraft 4D. It is based on state-of-the-art 3D carbon printing technology. The single “construction units” are extracted from a polymer pool and then positioned at the right place with the help of ultraviolet rays. The first draft counts “just” 5,000 units. However, this is probably going to be a gigantic step forward for the whole sneaker industry. 8. Their all-time best-selling shoe is the Stan Smith. Despite the great popularity of such fashion footwear items like the Gazelle and the Superstar, the humble Stan Smith tennis shoes still occupy the role of the brand's most popular silhouette. Although the current sales figures are not available to the public, Adidas claims that in 2014 the estimated sales overcame 40 million units. We would bet that this number has been rising even further since then, considering that the plain tennis shoes have regained popularity in recent years.   Our storage facilities are plenty of Adidas Sneakers for all tastes. For more info, feel free to contact our sales managers. They are happy to help you further!   ...
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Welcome at F&P - Adriana As a member of the F&P Academy Adriana Romić joins our company and will henceforth support our B2B Sales Team! Adriana is from Croatia and will therefore mainly focus on the Croatian overstock and wholesale market.  During her traineeship at F&P Stock Solution she will (among other things) learn to negotiate, conduct product and competitor analyses and identify business opportunities. Learn more about our new Sales Trainee for Croatia  My name is Adriana, I'm 25 years old, and have recently completed a Masters degree in Business in my hometown of Osijek, Croatia. Before coming here, I was employed at a creative agency called ReRoot in Croatia as a Sales and Project Manager. In my free time, I like to hang out with friends and travel. I spent the last semester of my studies in Portugal as an exchange student and this exciting experience was a trigger for me to seek further professional opportunities abroad.  Why F&P? Sales have always been my passion and the sector that I have enjoyed the most in doing business. Since I have already worked in sales, I aspired to continue developing my skills and acquiring new knowledge. From the moment I saw an opportunity for F&P Academy as a Sales B2B trainee, I knew that this is the next step I want to take. Working in a fast-growing start-up and being surrounded by people who are experts in their fields of work and approachable with advice to newcomers is just one of the benefits of F&P. Apart from the professional skills and knowledge, I'm able to receive here, one of the most valuable things of F&P is definitely the working environment and people who push one every day to go beyond their limits and grow. Thus the F&P Academy program is definitely the most amazing first step in one's professional career. ...
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Our Top 3 Selection - The Perfect Summer Sneaker We all love high top sneakers like Air Jordans, but during the heat of summer such shoes are rather unsuitable. In the warmer months, low-top sneakers made of breathable materials like canvas are the better choice. To make it easier for you to choose the perfect summer sneaker, our sneaker expert has made a selection of shoes. This summer's favorite sneakers for summer are comfortable loose shoes like Converse's Chucks, classic silhouettes like the Adidas Superstar and street eye-catchers like the Nike Air VaporMax CS. Now we show you a selection of trendy summer sneakers and how you can buy them at F&P Stock Solution. Converse Chuck 70 Low Top The Converse Chuck 70 Low Top is a classic shoe and perfectly suited for the summer. You can combine it in different variations. The Converse sneaker fits any type of trousers and most importantly, they won't get your feet hot and are incredibly comfortable. In addition, the sneaker offers excellent comfort, as most of its buyers have rated it. Due to its vintage style, the sneaker looks aesthetically stylish at the feet of the buyer. With this in mind, our sneaker expert prefers to wear the sneakers with shorts and white Adidas Crew socks. Those who choose the Converse Chuck 70 Low Top must pay a price of $80 in the shop. A real bargain compared to other sneakers. Additionally you can choose your sneaker from a variety of colors.     Adidas Superstar Another must-have sneaker for the summer is the Adidas Superstar. It is an absolute classic that is loved by many sneaker fans and occasional consumers of all ages. It is very popular for its timeless design, which basically goes well with any outfit. The majority of buyers like the fact that it is a legendary and classic shoe that never goes out of fashion. This sneaker is particularly attractive because of its high wearing comfort. Furthermore, the sneaker is very stable and durable due to its silhouette.     Nike Air VaporMax CS The Nike Air VaporMax CS is an exclusive ladies sneaker that appeared in spring in a bright pink shade. A super refreshing colour for the summer, especially suitable for ladies. This sneaker combines incredibly well with a summery sporty look and is an absolute eye-catcher on the road. This version of the Air VaporMax is basically an updated look that distributes textured synthetic fabrics across the side walls, while perforated mesh is used throughout the upper to form the base. A clear, transparent VaporMax sole with light milky white accents on the outsole completes the design. The Nike sneaker is available in retail directly from Nike at a price of $155. Which of these sneakers is your favorite? Write it in the comments. F&P Stock Solution hilft die perfekten Sommer Sneaker zu finden ! If you like the sneakers mentioned above, F&P Stock Solution will send you a message and we will show you the prices and conditions at which we have sneakers in our assortment.   ...
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F&P Stock Solution GmbH – the shoe paradise  Since 2013 F&P Stock Solution GmbH has been providing access to high quality shoes at affordable prices to clients in over 30 different countries across the world.  Our specialty -  multibrand stocklots  with more than 700 different brands in total.  All our brands are 100% original and include very well-known brands in our mixes such as Adidas, Nike, Diesel, Pepe Jeans, Tommy Hilfiger, Tom Tailor, Polo Ralph Lauren etc. Who are our shoes suitable for?   During the past years we have prover our ability to cater to various types of customers, including:  Multibrand outlet stores  Sport outlets Wholesalers Boutiques Stores specialized in kids footwear and apparel  How do we achieve this?  Our broad supplier network allows us to offer a diverse range of brands, styles and quality levels   Quality Levels  Depending on the condition of the product the Shoes are divided into 3 main categories - A, B and C.  The “A” category includes shoes in original packaging without any defects or visible signs of use. These items are undifferentiated at sight from the ones showcased on the shelves of branded stores, boutiques, galleries or similar retail points.  Every pair of shoes of this category goes through quality control conducted by experienced professionals at the F&P HQ  The “B” shoes - current season customer returns shoes category features products with:  slightly noticeable signs of trying on;  minor, removable defects, resulting from the manufacturing processes or attributed to the behavior of store visitors; products without the original package. The “C” category also consists of current season customer returns products, but with visible, signs of trying on, wear and tear, repairable or unrepairable defects, originated either during the production process or subsequent to it. It’s all about the style From High heels to sneakers – F&P offers shoes mixes in different style categories. The clients can choose from a variety of brand mixes in sneakers, classic, every day and lifestyle shoes, in most offers even divided by season.  Every client is important  From the single store owner to the multichannel company with a nationwide retail network – we have individual approach to every type of client, based on their needs.  Our philosophy -  Building partnerships based on trust.  If you are looking for trustworthy partner, our young and professional sales team will provide the best solution for your business – no matter of its size and type.  Just send us your request at sales@stock-solution.de ...
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White Sneaker for Women - Top 5 selection from F&P Stock Solution Finding the perfect pair of sneakers can be a daunting task for anyone, but the challenge becomes even more difficult when you are a woman. Many of the most popular sneakers are only available in men's sizes, and a good number of sportswear brands still offer women pink, glittering shoes. Fortunately, some brands are catching up over time by offering sneakers that women will actually wear. While there is no doubt that a black sneaker has its place in any outfit, a fine white sneaker is indispensable as an accent to the charisma of any woman. No matter what happens from the toes to the ankles, throwing on this new pair of white sneakers can make all the difference. Our sneaker expert presents below a selection of 5 white sneakers for women. He refers not only to classic sports brands like Adidas and Nike, but also to luxury sneakers like Balenciaga.   GmbH x Asics Kayano The GmbH recently presented its cooperation with ASICS' Kayano, and we think the sneaker is incredibly good ! These 90s inspired sneakers, which were shown for the first time at the catwalk show of the GmbH at the Paris Fashion Week, are a really great couple. This pair from the collaboration has a thicker leather sole and GEL heel, mesh and synthetic upper, and it has some reflective accents. Definitely an eye-catcher on the road.   Nike Classic Cortez The Nike classic Cortez is designed in a triple white color scheme and is a super street-ready all-rounder. The low-cut, smooth sneaker is perfect for a casual day and is exceptionally comfortable. Furthermore, a lot of attention has been paid to details, as the clean seam in the entire upper shows. You can't go wrong with these sneakers.   Adidas originals Stan Smith Stan Smith from adidas Originals brings it back to basics. This pair has received an update on a fine leather upper and a pure white premium design. As part of the Home of Classics collection, these detailed leather sneakers feature a triple white palette to enhance the smooth, minimalist lines. A must for every sneaker cabinet.   Nike Shox TL Nike's Shox TL is an amazingly beautiful shoe and fortunately this white colour is also available in women's sizes. The low top sneaker comes with a clean rubberized cover paired with a red logo on the tongue, a distinctive Shox unit and super comfortable padding. An absolute must for every collector of first-class sneakers.   Balenciaga Track Sneaker  The latest track sneaker from Balenciaga has arrived just in time for the summer. This pure white nylon and mesh version has a multi-layered upper made of 176 pieces.... yes, you've read it right. The shoe does without leather in the entire design and has a metal net on the sides and an additional metal detail element on the inside surface. How to reach us? Are you interested to learn more about white sneakers at F&P Stock Solution? Then contact our sneaker expert daniel.cikin@stock-solution.de by e-mail. He will help you to find the perfect sneakers at F&P Stock Solution for your business. ...
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Welcome at F&P - Samuel New, young and innovative ideas can be reinvented and developed again and again. The founders and managing directors of F&P Stock Solution, Julius Göllner and Ole Schneikart, are bubbling over with energy and ideas. Even after more than 5 years of F&P, the company is constantly on the move. But the best ideas are of little use if no one can implement them. However, with a team like F&P, this is not a problem, whether in Buying, Sales or in the Warehouse. New ideas for expanding the product range and thus also the customer base are just as much part of the daily work routine as the renewal of work processes or the introduction of new software programs specially developed for F&P. Also in the division of Merchandise F&P wants to introduce a few new features in the coming months and has hired a working student as support. Since 01.07. Samuel Goldman Kremp gives strong support to team leader Alexander Wagner. The student trainee should support the implementation of the following projects: Development of new automated quoting processes (VBA / Macros) Joint development of a new inventory system with the development team Creating a platform performance tool for F&P Establishment and maintenance of own Youtube and Instagram accounts of F&P Stock Solution GmbH Samuel is studying Sports Therapy and Prevention at the University of Potsdam, having previously studied economics for a couple of semesters. F&P wants to focus more on sports textiles and shoes in the coming months. The mixture of economics and sports therapy came just right. We are curious to see what innovative ideas Samuel will bring to our company! Some more details about our new working student at Merchandise - Samuel I am currently experiencing my first working days at F&P Stock Solution and have been able to settle down quickly. This is mainly due to the fact that my new colleagues here are all directly approaching me, very helpful and accommodating. In general, the company makes a very modern and innovative impression on me, so I find it easy to turn to this project with passion. At the moment I'm studying Sports Therapy and Prevention at the University of Potsdam and live in Falkensee, which makes my way to my job very easy. "Sports Therapy and Prevention?" Of course, at first glance this study does not have much in common with my duties at F&P, but that doesn’t pose a problem for me, but on the contrary: I see this step as a challenge for me to prove myself in other areas and gain experience for my later professional life. In addition, proper merchandising in our digital world is extremely important and, in principle, necessary in any industry to successfully build something, and single-track thinking robs you of many options at a certain point. Working life is fast and unpredictable and you never know where it leads you. Why F&P? A friend of mine, who also started working as a F&P trainee, talked so much positive about the company that I applied immediately when I’ve heard they were looking for support. The job interview with the team lead, Alexander Wagner, was also very relaxed and the project immediately convinced me. Apparently, I also convinced Alexander and now I am happy to be a part of F&P. All in all, the way into this company, which stands out with its flat hierarchies and fast communication, was made very easy for me.   ...
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Our new team member on sales - Hadj Chergui Since 2013, F&P Stock Solution has been buying and selling overstocks, overhang and liquidation goods from major and well-known brands in shoes, textiles and accessories to and from around the world. Whether to Poland, the Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates or China. The customers of F&P are now spread over half the globe. In the coming months and years, the company should continue to international grow. An optimal prerequisite for this is an international and dedicated team especially in the field of sales. It is often a key to success to speak the customer's language, not only when it comes to the products. Customers feel understood because the Sales Manager understands exactly what customers want and where the shoe pinches. Since the beginning of June this year, the sales team, led by Sales Manager Konstantine Papageorgiou, has become a new member for all clients in the French-speaking region - Hadj Chergui. Find out more about our new Sales Manager France - Hadj Chergui I was born in Maubeuge, which is right on the Belgian border but belongs to France. I grew up in Paris next to Notre Dame. Actually, I studied engineering. In February 2018 I came to Berlin. Before I join F&P Stock Solution, I gained many different kinds of sales experience. Among other things in the import / export of Algeria to France and Belgium as well as in a taxi company. I also ran a small restaurant with Belgian specialties before deciding to try something different, like Sales Manager for fashion and shoes. I like Berlin, the city is young and dynamic. My favourite spot is Teufelsberg or one of the many great bars, such as the Rooftop Bar. I am so happy to be part of the young and professional team at F&P and am looking forward to learning from the best in the overstock business.   ...
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Fast & Professional China Business - Won't work, don't exist! How long it takes for shipping a package to China?   45 days by sea, 30days by train, 15days by F&P. If is lucky, only 5 days.  What if a Chinese end customer wants to buy a cool German backpack as a gift for his friend? Option A: call his friend in Germany;  Option B: come to Germany;  Option C: open his phone and order from F&P. F&P entered China market from B2B trading sales in 2016, after 2 years deep exploring, F&P opened their own B2C online shop in China. Based on Kaola.com, which is one of the top oversea brand focused E-Commerce platforms in China, the shop sell not only international brands, but also the European local brands such as Paul’s Boutique, Ucon Acrobatics.  Consisted of 12 staff across Berlin and China, the shop service data is quite impressive: 12 hours/7days online customer service, respond speed less than 35seconds, shipping speed from Berlin to China end customer averagely 12days, cancellation rate less than 5%. “China might sounds too big to reach, but if you try the market with right team, is easy and controllable.” said by the China based operational manager, Yang, who has more than 8 years experiences in China online market.  “The beauty of China market is that you never know what will happen, is like a Christmas box, we once sold 200 pairs of shoes in 10mins for a campaign, and that was just our 3rd month when we opened the shop.” said by the Berlin based project manager, Sirius Yin.  “Is not just about the bag, is about the unique experiences, the package was really shipping Germany to my home, and is by airplane, I never know that ordering from Germany is so fast, very cool experiences!!!” copied from shop comment which has the most likes (72likes) Written by Sirius Yin (Sales Manager China)     ...