Stories tagged: Nike
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 7:49 p.m.
Olympic champion Simone Biles is upset about an anti-Nike tweet from USA Gymnastics interim president and CEO Mary Bono. Bono was appointed Friday to hold the position while USA Gymnastics …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
A Rhode Island town is considering asking its departments to refrain from purchasing Nike products, and the American Civil Liberties Union is objecting.
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Walmart-owned Jet.com will soon sell Nike products on its site as it seeks to catch up with Amazon ahead of the holiday shopping season.
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018
Colin Kaepernick risked his career to make us see. Now Nike risks its bottom line to support him.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
With the Colin Kaepernick campaign, Nike is embracing activism and racial justice at a time when shoe companies can no longer avoid the nation’s political division. After years of building …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Nike has unveiled its first “Just Do It” ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick, and a person familiar with the situation says the spot is scheduled to air during the NFL …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 3:18 p.m.
Nike store in downtown Spokane draws politically driven customers after Kaepernick ad campaign unveiled
Todd Eklof, the reverend of the Unitarian Universalist Chruch of Spokane, had heard the story of Nike’s ad featuring Colin Kaepernick on the radio and he thought it was courageous.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 7:55 p.m.
Nike has touched off a furor by wading into football’s national anthem debate with an ad featuring Colin Kaepernick, the former 49ers quarterback who was the first athlete to kneel …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 8:08 p.m.
Colin Kaepernick has a new deal with Nike, even without having a job in the NFL.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 3:32 p.m.
Four women who used to work for Nike have filed a federal lawsuit against the company, alleging it violated state and U.S. equal-pay laws and fostered a work environment that …
UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018, 9:08 a.m.
Downtown Spokane welcomed its latest retail giant Thursday with the grand opening of the sportswear company’s shop at Main Street and Howard Avenue.
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Rumors, speculation and anticipation have come to an end with the announcement that a Nike Factory Store will open Thursday in the former Macy’s building downtown.
Wed., April 25, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
The Commission on College Basketball calls for shoe companies to have more financial transparency and accountability in “non-scholastic basketball” to help the NCAA fight corruption.
Fri., March 9, 2018, 6 a.m.
Once a top seller of Nike shoes, Steve Warwick prepares to close his Sport Town shop as big Nike store opens
Steve Warwick began selling Nikes in the early 1970s, becoming one of the shoemaker’s best customers. Now he is closing his store as a Nike Factory Outlet prepares to open …
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017
With its relatively low risk profile and a track record of dividend growth, Nike (NYSE: NKE) is a smart growth stock to consider.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
The PK80 tournament next week in Portland honors Nike co-founder Phil Knight’s 80th birthday and Gonzaga and the 15 other participating teams will be outfitted accordingly.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Nike said it will sell some of its sneakers through e-commerce giant Amazon, part of a plan to make its swoosh-branded products available in more places online.
Wed., June 21, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
Shares in several major sports chains hit 52-week lows on word that Nike may soon be selling its gear directly on Amazon.com.
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:27 p.m.
Nike wants to be more nimble on its feet. The sneaker maker said Thursday that it plans to sell more shoes directly to customers online as part of a restructuring …
Sun., March 19, 2017
Shares of global footwear and apparel giant Nike (NYSE: NKE) were recently down about 13 percent from their 52-week highs. That spells opportunity more than trouble.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Sneaker producers, automakers and retail giants are facing tumult in their international operations as President Donald Trump pushes ahead with a dramatic overhaul of U.S. trade policy. His decision not …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 5:46 p.m.
Nike and Cristiano Ronaldo have extended their long-term sponsorship deal. In a video released by the Beaverton, Oregon-based apparel maker, he suggested the deal was “for life,” although terms weren’t …
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Nike co-founder Phil Knight and his wife have pledged $500 million to the University of Oregon toward a new scientific research facility.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 1:25 p.m.
Converse released a more expensive version of the classic Chuck Taylor, the first major overhaul of the world’s most iconic and best-selling sneaker. After a little more than a year, …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 11:15 p.m.
Gonzaga is in a powerhouse field for the Phil Knight Invitational, a 16-team tournament in November, 2017, honoring the Nike co-founder and chairman’s 80 birthday.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 4:55 p.m.
Local nun Madonna Buder was recently highlighted in Nike’s “Unlmited Youth” campaign and was featured in a commercial that ran during the Rio Olympics.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 11:03 a.m.
Three of Maria Sharapova’s major sponsors are cutting ties with the Russian tennis star after she acknowledged failing a doping test at the Australian Open.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
The daughter-in-law of Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman has pleaded guilty to sexual abuse for having a relationship with a 17-year-old boy on the track team she coached in central Oregon.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 1:28 p.m.
Manny Pacquiao’s comments disparaging gays have cost him his contract with apparel giant Nike.
Fri., Jan. 15, 2016, 5:56 p.m.
Ohio State University extended its current sponsorship contract with Nike by 15 years in a deal worth $252 million, the school and athletic apparel company announced Thursday.