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
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Supreme Revives Nike's Tailwind IV in This Week's Footwear Drops

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The Supreme x Nike Air Tailwind IV 2019 Capsule Is Releasing This Week

Releasing with a running hat.

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Near-safari vibes.

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Nike is Releasing a Tie-Dye Colorway to the React Element 55

Groovy.

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A Potential Nike SB Dunk High for 4/20 Surfaces

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Nike Air VaporMax 2019 Has a "Pink Rise" Version on the Way

Lighter tones for warmer weather.

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Zion Williamson Wears Reinforced Nike Kyrie 4 in Duke's Win Over Syracuse

Nike’s top representatives flew to Durham the day after Zion’s shoe blew out.

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An Exclusive Look at Kevin Durant's Next Nike Signature, the Zoom KD 12

Making its on-foot debut this weekend as the Warriors take on the Thunder.

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Expect very limited quantities.

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Nike Gets Ready for Spring With the Air Max 97 "Teal Tint"

A lighter take on the sneaker.
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