Nike

Nike

American Sportswear Company
Nike is a major American sportswear and footwear company, based in Portland, Oregon. The Nike legacy began in 1964, when track athlete Philip Knight and his coach Bill Bowerman set up a small business importing Japanese running shoes under the name Blue Ribbon Sports (BRS). Nike sponsors and collaborates with a diverse range of high-profile athletes and sports teams on a global level, with the highly recognized trademarks of "Just Do It" and the Swoosh logo. In addition, Nike is the world's biggest supplier of sportswear and footwear.

2015

Nike signs deal to become official apparel supplier for the NBA

2012

Nike becomes official on-field supplier for NFL uniforms, sideline apparel and practice wear

2003

Converse Inc. is acquired for $305 million

1999

Company begins selling its products directly to consumers via its web site

1990

First NikeTown retail outlet opens in Portland, Oregon

1988

Cole Haan, maker of casual and dress shoes, is acquired; "Just Do It" slogan debuts

1985

Company signs Michael Jordan to endorse a version of its Air shoe, the "Air Jordan."

1980

Nike goes public

1971

BRS begins manufacturing its own products overseas, through subcontractors; the Swoosh trademark and the Nike brand are introduced

1966

The company's first retail outlet opens

1964

BRS becomes partnership between Knight and William Bowerman

1962

Philip H. Knight founds Blue Ribbon Sports (BRS) to import Japanese running shoes
Nike's Air Max 97 Gets a Shipping-Inspired "Unboxed" Colorway
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Nike's Air Max 97 Gets a Shipping-Inspired "Unboxed" Colorway

Barcode outsoles included.

Nike KD11 Continues the "Just Do It" Theme with a 3D-Inspired Look
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Nike KD11 Continues the "Just Do It" Theme with a 3D-Inspired Look

No, you’re not seeing double.

Nike Zoom LeBron 3 "Home" Set to Hit the Court Ahead of All-Star Weekend
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Nike Zoom LeBron 3 "Home" Set to Hit the Court Ahead of All-Star Weekend

A flight back to ‘05.

A Closer Look at the Nike Adapt BB
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A Closer Look at the Nike Adapt BB

Along with a recap of the Adapt BB’s reveal event in NYC.

Nike's Air Max Plus Joins the "Have a Nike Day" Pack
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Nike's Air Max Plus Joins the "Have a Nike Day" Pack

In celebration of Air Max Day 2019.

The Nike Air Huarache Gripp Receives a "Light Orewood Brown" Makeover
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The Nike Air Huarache Gripp Receives a "Light Orewood Brown" Makeover

An earthy upgrade.

Nike's Air Max 720 Gets a "Green Carbon" Makeover
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Nike's Air Max 720 Gets a "Green Carbon" Makeover

An impressive lineup for 2019.

Lakers and Knicks Join in on the NBA x Nike SB Collaboration
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Lakers and Knicks Join in on the NBA x Nike SB Collaboration

Using the Janoski and Janoski Slip.

New Images of the Heron Preston x Nike Huarache E.D.G.E. Surface
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New Images of the Heron Preston x Nike Huarache E.D.G.E. Surface

A forthcoming drop from the former Swoosh employee.

Find the New Nike SB Dunk Low “Panda Pigeon” on StockX
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Find the New Nike SB Dunk Low “Panda Pigeon” on StockX

Presented by StockX
An homage to Jeff Staple’s Chinese heritage.
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