Nike, Inc. is one of the most popular companies in America. Its popularity and products spread across the globe, making it one of the largest multinational companies in the United States.
The company is engaged in the manufacturing, development and design of various products that are widely accepted and marketed across the globe. Some of the products designed, manufactured and sold by this company are:
The company has its headquarters in Oregon, the Portland Metropolitan area near Beaverton.
The company stands out as the largest supplier of apparels and athletic shoes in the world. It is also one of the major manufactures of sports equipment in the United States. At the end of the 2012 fiscal year, Nike boasts of revenue in excess of $24.1 billion.
The company hired over 44,000 people from across the globe in 2012 and it reached a total value of $19 billion in 2014, which made the company the most valuable of the brands involved in the sports business. the value of the brand, however, increased to $29.6 billion in 2017 with the company occupying the 89th position in the 2018 edition of Fortune 500 list, which is a list consisting of the largest corporations in the united states by total revenue.
The former name of the company was Blue Ribbon Sports. And it bored this name from 1964 to 1971. The company is a Public Liability company on the New York Stock Exchange. The trade is:
- NYSE: NKE (Class B)
- S&P 500 component
- S&P 100 component
- DJIA component
The company focuses on the manufacturing of sports equipment, accessories and apparel. It started operation in 1964, January 25th to be precise and the company also serves the needs of millions of people across the globe, providing sports equipment, Athletic & recreational products and athletic footwear & apparel to meet the needs of different categories of people.
Nike boasts of revenue of $36.39 billion as of 2018 and an opening income of $4.44 billion in 2018. The company also recorded a net income of $1.93 billion in 2018 and total assets of $22.53 billion, as well as, total equity of $9.81 billion as of 2018. In 2018, Nike recorded a total of 73,100 employees.
Nike official site information
Nike official site is https://www.nike.com. The website is your first point of call if you want to order any of the products sold by the company.
The website is very easy to navigate; the products and services provided here are classified according to your location. Once you are on the website, you will be required to choose your location from a list provided; the list includes the following:
- Middle east
- Asia pacific
The location you choose will determine the kind of service you can get from this website. There are a list of products in different categories on the website. You can shop for men's products, women's products and products for kids on the website.
You can equally request for a customisation of the apparel or sports equipment just for you. The items you order on the website will also have a fast delivery.
There are many different shoes in the website. You can shop online all of them.