Nike

Nike’s multi-billion-dollar empire is built on air

One of the main pillars propping up the nearly $100 billion business of Nike—the world’s largest sneaker company and arguably its most valuable footwear and apparel brand—is air.<p>Encapsulated, pressurized, and housed in the sole of a shoe, Nike’s Air—which is really nitrogen, to be specific—creates …

Sneakers

Highsnobiety Editors Choose Their Favorite Air Max Releases

Not many sneakers can claim a heritage and tug at so many heart strings as much as Nike’s Air Max dynasty can. Part of that longevity is built on the …

Sneakers

Under Armour reveals new ArchiTech Futurist with 3D-printed midsole

Photo: Under Armour<p>Under Armour will release its latest line of footwear on March 30 featuring the sportswear brand’s 3D-printed technology.<p>The Under …

Shoes

Ace Tee Shows Us Why Nike VaporMax Is the Future

“I think it’s safe to say that in many ways the future is the manifestation of a dream,” explained Marc Newson when discussing Nike’s VaporMax …

Sneakers

Shoes, Shirts, You Name It, College Basketball Players Get It. For Free.

MEMPHIS — One of the perks of playing college basketball for a powerhouse program like North Carolina is all the team-issued gear. Every year, the Tar Heels are outfitted with more shirts, sweats and sneakers than they can possibly wear in a season.<p>The only problem is that their friends and …

College Basketball

How Your Vote Will Help Decide Which of These Nike Sneakers Gets Released

With Nike’s Vote Forward contest ending tomorrow, there’s still a chance to place your vote and help decide which designer’s Air Max sneakers get …

Sneakers

Stock-up: Five best sportswear and sneaker sales this weekend

Even though the weather may not be cooperating, spring is just around the corner, which means it’s time to ditch the heavy sweatpants, fleece hoodies …

Clothing

Under Armour Stock Upgraded: What You Need to Know

Two new buy ratings in two weeks.<p><i>Every day, Wall Street analysts upgrade some stocks, downgrade others, and "initiate coverage" on a few more. But do</i> …

Investing

Nike's Flyknit Racer Gets An Update and It Has Leaked

Nike’s Flyknit Racer has enjoyed popular rotation since its first release in 2013, and now it looks like it finally has a successor. According to …

Lifestyle

Under Armour: Price Is No Longer The Problem

Under Armour's split-adjusted share price has seen a significant decline in the past 18 months, yet its P/E ratio still hasn't come down enough for …

Investing

Finish Line: ‘Still Undercutting Nike And adidas On Price’ - Stocks to Watch

By Ben Levisohn<p><b>Finish Line</b> (FINL) is getting spanked today after it released disappointing earnings that demonstrated just how bad business is right …

Markets

This series of fake Nike ads holds a mirror up to society

Since her coveted high-fashion iterations of everyday items first began appearing on Instagram last year, Ava Nirui’s work has continually, and often brilliantly, dealt with the interplay between fashion, art and commerce. From inhalers emblazoned with the iconic Louis Vuitton monogram to Prada …

Fashion

Forward View weighs in on Nike

Forward View sizes up Nike (NYSE:NKE) after the company's FQ3 report sent shares lower earlier this week.<p>The firm calls Nike one of the few …

Fortune 500

This Shoe Is About to Revolutionise the Way You Run

When it comes to running shoes a lot goes in to making them comfortable and supportive (and all the other things). There's no brand that excels at …

Shoes

Nike Air VaporMax Oreo Release Date

While we wait for the first launch of the Nike Air VaporMax which will take place on Air Max Day, we have a look at a new colorway that will be …

Sneakers

Kyrie Irving Has the Best-Selling Basketball Sneaker on the Market Right Now

The Nike Kyrie 3 is the best-selling basketball sneaker on the market right now.

Sneakers

Under Armour’s New DSW Deal Worries Investors

Athletic apparel and footwear manufacturer Under Armour Inc. (UAA) saw its stock fall more than 3% on Tuesday, nearing a 52-week low, after discount …

Markets

Nike and Adidas just rolled out ultra-fast marathon shoes. But do they make sense for the average runner?

Over the past four months, the running world has been enraptured by two competing efforts to break the storied two-hour barrier in the marathon.<p>Nike …

Shoes

Under Armour shares perk up on Jefferies upgrade

Under Armour shares jogged higher on Friday after analysts at Jefferies upgraded the stock citing data from a survey that shows the brand has …

S&P 500

Out of Thin Air: The Making of Nike VaporMax

Lighter than air<p>In 1978, Nike’s Air technology made its debut in the soles of the Nike Tailwind. Nine years later, the Air Max 1 showed the world …

Sneakers

These Fake Nike Ads Contain Some Insane Custom Sneakers

Ava Nirui, perhaps the best sneaker customizer in the world right now, has teamed up with fellow artist Alex Lee and Nike to create a series of fake …

Lifestyle

Here’s what happens to the athletic wear industry when China starts going to the gym

If the world’s big sportswear brands could invent a country with just the right mix of ingredients to fuel their businesses for years to come, it would look a lot like present-day China.<p>To athletic wear companies including Nike, Adidas, New Balance, and Under Armour, as well as activewear brands …

China

Nike Lacks Dazzle, Frazzles The Market

by , Featured Columnist @tforbes, 3 hours ago<p>Nike shares dropped like an air ball yesterday — more than 7% — after a fiscal Q3 2017 and conference …

Advertising Industry

As Sales Disappoint, Nike Tells Investors to Think Long-Term

In the face of rising competition, an ongoing slowdown in North America and consumer shifts, Nike Inc. is asking shareholders to focus on its …

Markets

6 Things We Learned From Nike's Fiscal Report

What we learned from Nike's Q3 2017 fiscal report.

Space Jam

Bloomberg Billionaires Index - Phil Knight

Born in Portland, Oregon, to a lawyer-turned-newspaper publisher, Knight enrolled at the University of Oregon in 1955, where he was a member of the …

Wealth

The Biggest Loser: Nike Tumbles 7.1% - Stocks to Watch

By Ben Levisohn<p><b>Nike</b> (NKE) tumbled to the bottom of the <b>S&P 500</b> today after it beat earnings but missed on sales.<p>Getty Images<p>Nike dropped 7.1% to …

Markets

Looking Into Nike Results (NKE)

Shares of Nike (NKE) are falling by over 6% today, to approximately $54.50. Nike reported its third-quarter financial results after the close on …

Personal Finance

Lebron, Nike Design Sneakers for Disabled Athletes

Nike Inc. (NKE) has teamed up with NBA superstar LeBron James to launch a new sneaker designed particularly for athletes with disabilities. The …

Sneakers

This Was the Most Successful Shoe Launch in Nike History

Nike Inc.’s third-quarter earnings were announced Tuesday and included softer overall sales growth and a weaker-than-expected Q4 forecast — but it …

Sneakers