Herozgenaurach (dpa) – The sports article manufacturer Adidas arrives in China after the Lockdown in the Corona-crisis to a good start.

Although even in may, the customer volumes have been lower than in the previous month, informed of the Dax group on Thursday in Herzogenaurach, Germany. Since the customers bought, but more and more, as well as the online business grew extremely, were able to compensate for the Franks, the more than. “As a result could be achieved in China for the month of may sales growth,” it said further. Because of the unexpectedly rapid return to growth, the company now assumes that the sales in China in the second quarter, approximately at the level of the previous year.

outside of China, almost all stores are in Asia and emerging markets back into operation. The Asia-Pacific Region for Adidas in the past year, the largest market, which saw growth of more than North America and Europe measured. In Europe, around three-quarters of the shops are currently open, though usually with shorter business hours. While in Russia, around half of the Shops are open, in North – and Latin America is still significantly less than 50 percent.