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NIKE INCCompany logo

United States of America (US)

OpenCorporation rating: 26.12 on 100

Ranking 2020: 491 on 602 companies

Primary and secondary NACE classification:
• Manufacture of footwear (1520)
• Manufacture of other outerwear (1413)

Company description

This company is engaged in manufacturing and selling athletic shoes, apparel and sports equipment. It is the world's leading producer and supplier of athletic shoes, apparel and sports equipment, with operations in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. The company has its head office in Beaverton, Oregon. The company was founded in 1964 as Blue Ribbon Sports by Philip Knight and Bill Bowerman. It takes its name from Nike, the Greek goddess of victory. The company has more than 500 locations around the world and offices located in approximately 45 countries. Most of its manufacturing plants are located in Asia, including China, Taiwan, India, Turkey, Thailand, Vietnam, Pakistan, Philippines, Malaysia, and Korea. The company owns six operating subsidiaries that support its business. These are: Cole Haan Holdings, Inc., which sells a line of dress and casual footwear, apparel and accessories for men and women under the brand names Cole Haan, g Series and Bragano; NIKE Bauer Hockey, Hurley International LLC, which manufactures and distributes ice skates, skate blades, in-line roller skates, protective gear, hockey sticks, hockey jerseys, licensed apparel and accessories under the Bauer and Nike brand names; Nike IHM, Inc., which makes AIR-SOLE cushioning components used in Nike footwear products and sells small amounts of various plastic products to other manufacturers; Converse, Inc., which designs and distributes athletic and casual footwear, apparel and accessories under the Converse, Chuck Taylor, All Star, One Star and Jack Purcell brand names; and Exeter Brands Group LLC., which designs and markets athletic footwear and apparel for the retail value channel.

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4 April 2021 - 07:34

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