Adidas Retains Bayern Munich Uniform-Supply Deal Through 2020

April 19 (Bloomberg) -- Adidas AG, the world’s second-largest sporting goods maker, will keep the right to supply uniforms to Germany’s Bayern Munich through 2020, extending a 50-year partnership.

Bayern, Germany’s most successful soccer club, will sell its new home jerseys beginning May 13, Adidas said in a statement today. Adidas owns 9.4 percent of FC Bayern Muenchen AG, the club-controlled company which operates the commercial soccer department.

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