Nike

Nike

Sportswear
Founded - January 25, 1964
Headquarter - Portland, OR, United States

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.

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.
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Sportswear
Founded - January 25, 1964
Headquarter - Portland, OR, United States
Nike's Air Max 97 Emerges in "Safety Orange"
Footwear

Nike's Air Max 97 Emerges in "Safety Orange"

Along with 3M detailing.

Nike Introduces Military-Influenced Air Force 270 "Flight Jacket"
Footwear

Nike Introduces Military-Influenced Air Force 270 "Flight Jacket"

It’s like a bomber jacket on your feet.

The Nike Air Max 1 Pinnacle Emerges in Black/Anthracite
Footwear

The Nike Air Max 1 Pinnacle Emerges in Black/Anthracite

Simple and clean.

Nike's PG2 "Home Craze" Hits Shelves This Week
Footwear

Nike's PG2 "Home Craze" Hits Shelves This Week

Matching the Thunder’s color combination.

Nike's KD 10 Carries On the "Aunt Pearl" Tradition
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Nike's KD 10 Carries On the "Aunt Pearl" Tradition

Set to drop later this month.

Nike Stores in NYC and Atlanta Will Host  Draw for PG 2 "PlayStation"
Footwear

Nike Stores in NYC and Atlanta Will Host Draw for PG 2 "PlayStation"

Be ready to camp out for this launch.

Nike Drops Epic React in Minimal Black Colorway
Footwear

Nike Drops Epic React in Minimal Black Colorway

The newest colorway for the running shoe.

An On-Feet Look at the Nike Air Force 1 "Hong Kong"
Footwear

An On-Feet Look at the Nike Air Force 1 "Hong Kong"

A highly anticipated re-release.

NikeLab Air Max 1 Pinnacle Gets a Luxe Naturally-Tanned Leather Outfit
Footwear

NikeLab Air Max 1 Pinnacle Gets a Luxe Naturally-Tanned Leather Outfit

Look familiar?

Nike Is Re-Releasing the OG Colorway of Its Flyknit Trainer
Footwear

Nike Is Re-Releasing the OG Colorway of Its Flyknit Trainer

Revisiting a modern classic.
Nike Reveals Its 2016 Fall Sneakerboot Collection
Footwear

Nike Reveals Its 2016 Fall Sneakerboot Collection

Harsh weather, no problem.
Nike 2015 Fall/Winter Air Presto Collection
Footwear

Nike 2015 Fall/Winter Air Presto Collection

Nike brings the Air Presto back in a variety of colorways.

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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