Here are some of the essential everyday terms used here at Adidas that I've picked up along the way...
Global Foundation Range (GFR)- a select amount of articles that adidas wants to push worldwide to promote company cohesion across the article range
Key Accounts- retailers interested in selling adidas products in their stores (Champs, Dick's, Sports Authority, Foot Locker)
Model-a physical garment representative of a new article shown to key accounts for touch/feel purposes. The key accounts are also shown 3D images of the rest of the prints/colourways that the article can be purchased in.
GMM- Global Marketing Meeting (in Hersogenaurach, Germany)
Promo-Promotional phase, specific garments (often technologically innovative/groundbreaking) that are pushed for big events like the NBA's All-Star Weekend, or the Derrick Rose clothing line.
Adidas Wear Test-the process by which adidas tests their product on consumers/professional athletes