Chuck Taylor Sales in 2009.
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Livestrong and Nike announced a new strategy for its product collection that will increase the partnership's innovatinve efforts to raise awareness for the cancer fight globally and expand international sales.
Tiger Woods' biggest corporate backer reduced the role of him in their marketing at the annual PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, further lowering Tiger's role in advertisements this year
Nike, who has stuck with Tiger Woods during his scandal despite numerous other companies cutting ties with him, has stated that it expects to see the impact of his absence on their business soon
61-year-old streetball legend Joe Hammond, better known as "The Destroyer," has sued Nike and Foot Locker for unauthorized use of his face on T-shirts
Nike chairman Philip Knight placed 20 million shares (worth approximately $1.32 billion) into three trusts, according to a regulatory filing with the SEC
Following the Tiger Woods sex scandal, AT&T has severed all ties with the professional golfer. Nike continues to support Woods, but the latest in a string of dropped sponsorships brings added pressure on their decision
The European Union extended tariffs on Chinese and Vietnamese shoes for 15 months in a bid to help southern EU producers compete against lower-cost footwear imported by companies such as Nike and Adidas
Nike reported its financial results for the 2nd quarter of 2010, announcing a revenue of $4.4 billion (4% lower than the year before) and a net income of $375 million, also down 4% from the year before
As a result of Tiger Woods' recent marital scandal, companies like Nike, CBS, Golf Inc and the PGA Tour will lose an estimated $220 million in revenue in lost ads
Nike continued to show resiliency in a difficult consumer market as its shares rose by 1.9% after it posted better-than-expected second-quarter profits
As part of the fallout from Tiger Woods' now infamous crash in his residential area, the golfer announced his plans to take an indefinite leave from golf to focus on his family. This will have a huge impact on Nike, who has an $800 million Tiger brand that will surely take a hit.
In light of the recent controversy surrounding Tiger Woods' car accident and questions of adultery, Nike has announced it will keep its sponsorship with Woods
For the second year in a row, Nike topped the Climate Counts rankings of well-known consumer companies and their practices to reduce climate change
The University of Wisconsin accused Nike of treating workers unfairly, violating the university code of confuct, and therefore gave Nike an ultimatum: if they don't clean up their act they will lose their license to do business with the university
Nike introduced a new line of footwear, called the N7 collection, that is designed with the environment and the future of Native American communities in mind. The line uses Considered Design, which attempts to create a line of high performance footwear while minimizing the environmental impact
Since August, Nike has been reorganizing itself in China. It has been so successful that Nike has been forced into labeling China as its own operating unit, as opposed to before, when it was part of the Asia Pacific segment.
Phil Knight, co-founder and chairman of Nike, sold 5 million shares of Nike for $332 million in the past two weeks
Although Nike experienced a 12% drop in Q1 revenues, its change in net income remained relatively flat, painting a promising future for the sports apparel giant
Nike is trying to reorganize its businesses in China to better take advantage of its business opportunities there
Nike announced its Q1 2010 results, announcing that its 1st quarter revenues decreased by 12% to $4.8 billion, down from $5.4 billion the year before.
Goldman Sachs raised its price target and earnings estimates for Nike, predicting that the athletic footwear and apparel giant will see its shares reach $61 (it's shares as of 9/23 were at $58.30
Nike announced its plans to release its first quarter fiscal 2010 financial results on September 29
Dow Jones Indexes will be adding Nike Inc. is being added to the Summer/Winter Games Index because the company is a new official supplier of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
Nike announced it sold its majority ownership stake in the United Soccer Leagues to Atlanta-based NuRock Soccer Holdings LLC. Nike had acquired a 98% stake in the pro soccer league when it bought Umbro for $582 million in 2008.
Nike's 4Q 2009 net income fell to $341.4 million down from $490.5 million from a year earlier. The decline is largely attributed to a $200 million pre-tax charge associated with restructuring costs as the company slashed costs across the board- cutting 5% of its global workforce in May and restructuring its supplier contracts. Because of these cost cutting moves, Nike beat Wall Street's Q4 and full-year estimates although its sales and net income both dropped during the year.
Nike announced it would cut 1750 jobs worldwide, or 5% of its total workforce. 500 of the jobs to be cut will be at Nike's world headquarters. The company is seeing demand slow as the global downturn hurts consumer spending.
Nike is suing two Chinese companies for allegedly copying its logo. Nike is seeking a newspaper apology and $44,000 in compensation.
Nike was the major purchaser at the plants, 3 of which were in China and 1 of which was in Vietnam. The company is facing a worldwide slowdown in consumer demand.
Nike announced details of a restructuring plan that could involve cutting up to 1400 jobs.
Excluding the company's investment decline in Umbro, Nike's net income would have risen 4% to $484.5 million.
Nike said that it could potentially cut 1400 of its 35000 employees after the current quarter's review, which ends May 31.
Nike's Q2 Profit Rose to $391 million, an increase of $31.6 million from its year-earlier period. Revenue was up 6% from the year-ago period.
Nike's Q2 revenue increased by 6%, driven primarily by a 6% and 22% growth in the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions, respectively. However, U.S. sales dropped by 1% during the quarter because of slumping consumer spending. Furthermore, the company's net income increased by 9% from a year earlier driven by higher gross margins and the aforementioned revenue growth. However, some concern remains about the decrease in U.S. sales as well as the slowing growth in the Asia Pacific region- in Q1 2009 Nike's sales in the Asia Pacific region grew by 36%, compared to the 22% growth in Q2.
Nike increased its quarterly dividend by 9%, to 25 cents per share. This increase follows CEO Mark Parker sentiments that the increase "reflects our ongoing confidence in Nikes long-term growth prospects, expanding cash flows and strong balance sheet."
Nike's revenue in Q1 2009 reached $5.4 billion, a 17% increase from a year earlier. This growth was primarily driven by a 20% and 36% increase in the EMEA and Asia regions, respectively
Nike Sponsors the Beijing Olympics. Revenues increase 50% in August
Nike shares, in addition to many other retail companies, fall on executive guidance citing warnings about uncertianty in sales across the retail industry as a result of the current credit crisis.
Ticker Mine surveyed three individual retailers at several locations (Dicks Sports Goods, Foot Locker, and The Finish Line) and all three retailers responded Nike shoes and apparel were top sellers at the largest number of locations.
Sales in China surged 50%, ahead of the 2008 Beijing summer Olympics. Net income surged 32 percent to $463.8 million, or 92 cents a share. Revenue rose 16 percent to $4.54 billion, ahead of the $4.35 billion estimated by analysts.
Nike Begins Plans on Marketing Eco-Friendly Footwear and Sports Apparel
Michael Jordan said, "My shoes giveth, my shoes taketh"
Nike's share price fell from $54.02 to $51.99 as Nike and Payless announced plans to collaborate on a new, low-cost shoe. Investors worried that the shoe represents a departure from Nike's traditional niche and does not promise high profit margins.