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Nike's mission statement is simple: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world. If you have a body, you are an athlete. (NIKE) Nike originated because of two men, Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight. Bowerman was the Track and Field coach at the University of Oregon, while Knight was one of his runners. Bill Bowerman wanted to design shoes for his runners that would maximize their performance. Upon Graduating, Knight felt that high performance running shoes could be produced in...

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Nike. The Positioning statement of Nike is “For serious athletes, Nike gives confidence that provides the perfect shoe for every sport”. In today’s competitive environment, Nike, one of the global leaders in sporting goods industry, has established a strong position for enhancing athletic life style. It’s the number one sports manufacturer in the world design by Nolan Breitbarth in the 1970s with Phil knight founder of Nike Inc. It is the leading sporting goods Company in the United States and...

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man and Phil Knight,] and officially became Nike, Inc. on May 30, 1971. The company takes its name from Nike (Greek Νίκη, pronounced the Greek goddess of victory. Nike markets its products under its own brand, as well as Nike Golf, Nike Pro, Nike+, Air Jordan, Nike Blazers, Air Force 1, Nike Dunk, Air Max, Foamposite, Nike Skateboarding, and subsidiaries including Brand Jordan, Hurley International and Converse. Nike also owned Bauer Hockey (later renamed Nike Bauer) between 1995 and 2008, and previously...

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NIKE Executive Summary Nike Inc. founded in 1962 by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight was first named Blue Ribbon sports. Their goal was to distribute high quality Japanese athletic shoes to American consumers in an attempt to compete with Germany’s domination of the athletic wear at that time (Adidas and Puma). Nike manufactures and distributes athletic shoes at every marketable price point to the global market. More than 40% of sales come from athletic apparel and sports...

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ourselves. It is our job to provide inspiration and aspiration for everyone interested in sports in the world. We believe that everyone who has a body is an athlete." During a 21-year partnership with W&K, Nike has created some of the world's most attention-grabbing advertising: Nike "good v evil" and the recent $3m Terry Gilliam-directed epic in cages on a ship, both for World Cups; "tag", last year's Cannes grand prix winner; famous ads starring Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi playing in the...

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Nike of Samothrace

sculpture is Nike of Samothrace, now located in the Louvre museum in Paris. It is a demonstrative, and powerful sculpture which encapsulates everything great about Ancient Greece. The sculpture is made of Rhodian marble, stands 2.45 meters tall and 2.35 meters wide including its wings (Burn, 2004, p. 89). Nike’s sculptor is not well known, however it is presumed to have been constructed by the sculptor Pythokritos (Pollitt, 1986, p. 114) during the early second century BC. Discovering Nike was discovered...

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Nike Case Analysis Prepared for Consumer Behavior Introduction Nike is the largest seller of athletic footwear and athletic apparel in the world with subsidiaries in over 200 countries across the world. It is a company that was founded by Phil Knight in the 1960’s, who was a talented middle-distance runner from Portland. He approached the Onitsuka Co. in Kobe, Japan, and persuaded the manufacturer of Tiger shoes to make...

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Nike, Inc.: Company Analysis Of The Nike Company

Sports and officially became Nike, Inc. in 1971 that is well-known with the swoosh logo and engaged in the design, innovation, marketing and selling of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories and services. The company takes its name from Nike the Greek goddess of victory. The company is renown with its slogan “Just Do It” [1] Nike products are sold all around the World includes North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa. Nike markets its products under its...

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 History of Nike Nike, who currently ranks as 136 in the fortune 500 for America’s largest corporations, has come a long way since its humble beginning of in the 1960’s. Founded by visionaries Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight who at the time had no clue how much of an impact this footwear would make in the marketing world. Bill Bowerman was a track and field coach at the University of Oregon with enormous amount of knowledge on athletics and was always looking to help his players maintain the advantage...

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current distribution network and infrastructure that Nike had in place for its high-end footwear, the World Shoes, distributed through the same channels, didn’t reach the proper target market. The Series 100 and Series 400 were simply placed on a shelf next to the expensive Air Max in an urban retail store. The consumers in the intended market segment, who lived primarily in rural areas, didn’t necessarily shop at these places. However, Nike had no system to distribute the shoes outside of its three...

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