Throughout the last 50 years, Nike has worked to make the brand more inclusive. From high-tech clothing to sustainable design, the company has prioritized athlete partnerships and coveted collaborations. The company continues to celebrate the diversity of its workforce. It is dedicated to the development of diverse athletes and champions. Here are some of the highlights from its recent celebrations. Read on to learn more. The company is also committed to creating a better future for athletes and communities.
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The American multinational firm Nike, Inc. (/naki/ (listen) or /nak/)[note 1] is involved in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and sales of footwear, clothes, equipment, accessories, and services on a global scale. The business has its headquarters in the Portland metro area, close to Beaverton, Oregon. With sales exceeding US$37.4 billion in its fiscal year 2020, it is the largest maker of sports equipment as well as a global supplier of athletic shoes and apparel (ending May 31, 2020). It had 76,700 employees worldwide as of 2020. The brand alone has a worth of more than $32 billion in 2020, making it the most valuable brand in the sports industry. The Nike brand was previously valued at $29.6 billion in 2017. On the 2018 Fortune 500 list of the biggest American companies by total sales, Nike came in at number 89.
Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight established the business on January 25, 1964, under the name “Blue Ribbon Sports.” On May 30, 1971, the company changed its name to Nike, Inc. The Greek goddess of triumph, Nike, is the source of the company’s name. Nike sells its goods under its own name, as well as the names of its subsidiaries Jordan Brand and Converse, Nike Golf, Nike Pro, Nike+, Air Jordan, Nike Blazers, Air Force 1, Nike Dunk, Air Max, Foamposite, and Nike Skateboarding. From 1995 until 2008, Nike also controlled Bauer Hockey, and it had previously owned Hurley International, Cole Haan, and Umbro. The company, known by the brand name Niketown, also manufactures athletic apparel and equipment. With the globally recognizable trademarks “Just Do It” and the Swoosh emblem, Nike sponsors a number of well-known athletes and sports teams.
The 50th anniversary of Nike is a time for the company to reflect on its long-standing commitment to sustainability and innovation. Nike has become synonymous with innovation, and the company’s first five decades have seen the company redefine the standards for athletes and performance gear. The company is committed to innovation, and a recent campaign to highlight its commitment to sustainability and equity features several examples. This year’s anniversary celebrations will feature Nike’s newest sustainable performance footwear, Pegasus Turbo Next Nature.
To mark its 50th year in business, Nike is hosting an exhibition in Hong Kong that honors the company’s past and future. The exhibition “Nike at 50: Genealogy of Progress” highlights Nike’s history and inspires athletes locally. A highlight of the exhibition is a video featuring local athletes. The video reflects the brand’s mission to empower athletes in the region and beyond. If you’re lucky enough to visit the exhibition, it will make your day.
The movie pays tribute to the greats in sports while celebrating the upcoming generation. The film features Michael Jordan, Serena Williams, Kobe Bryant, Mia Hamm, Megan Rapinoe, Naomi Osaka, Saba Ionescu, and Joe Burrow. The video also pays homage to the brand’s culture and history. The story is inspired by the lives and dreams of athletes and their teams.
Air Max Day will feature three exclusive designs. The Air Max 1 ‘Blueprint’ will be released in North America, Europe, and Latin America/Asia. ‘Blueprint’ is a nod to Tinker Hatfield’s original designs. Nike hired him as its cooper architect and was inspired by the iconic Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. The ‘Wabi-Sabi’ design is also a nod to the brand’s philosophy of’sustainable innovation’.
Air Max Day marks the anniversary of the original Air Max 1, a revolutionary sneaker that introduced the air cushion into the shoe. This day is also a time when Nike releases new colourways of the classic model. The original Air Max was released in 1987. Since then, Nike has continued to release the Air Max sneakers and celebrates the brand’s anniversary with big releases. This is the day when you can get a sneaker that represents your style and heritage, and the Nike Air Max has become an icon of sports.
Creating a legacy of sports innovation has been one of Nike’s core values for nearly 50 years. The brand is dedicated to empowering athletes of every level to achieve their full potential. Whether it is basketball, running, or any other sport, Nike is bringing new inspiration to the world through innovative technology. The company continues to innovate to improve the lives of athletes and communities. Nike’s mission is to better the world through its innovative products, innovations, and collaboration.