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Shop History of Nike Nike, Inc. Nike may be one of the youngest of the major brands, but it is the dominant brand around the world. In when University of Portland track coach, Bill Bowerman, and Phil Knight, a mid-distance runner joined forces to import and provide low-cost, high tech running shoes from Japan in order to provide alternatives to the German-dominated athletic shoe market.
Click here to see a picture of the Blue Ribbon Sports location in the present day. This store is no longer in existence, but the address remains. Inspiration must have struck Bill Bowerman over breakfast one morning because he borrowed the family waffle iron and pour rubber into to create the prototype for the now famous Nike Waffle Outsole.
A succession of shoes, many based on the waffle outsole follows. Twelve years later, inMs. Davidson received a gold Swoosh ring with an embedded diamond at a luncheon honoring her, along with a certificate and an undisclosed amount of Nike stock, in recognition of the Swoosh design logo.
Frank Rudy is introduced in the Tailwind running shoe. Gas-filled plastic membranes are inserted into the sole of running shoes to provide cushioning.
Originally, the NBA banned this new shoe, drawing a tremendous amount of publicity. This was the first of many generations of Air Max-branded technologies. Woods becomes the standard bearer for Nike Golf as that division gains market share.
James and Anthony finishrespectively, in rookie-of-the-year balloting. Knight is replaced by William D. Nike representatives deny the accusations, claiming that the stickman figure lacks originality, and is public domain.
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