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  • Expanding the Playing Field: Nike’s World Shoe Project

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    World Resources Institute Sustainable Enterprise Program A program of the World Resources Institute Expanding the Playing Field: Nike’s World Shoe Project Teaching Note For more than a decade, WRI's Sustainable Enterprise Program (SEP) has harnessed the power of business to create profitable solutions to environment and development challenges. BELL, a project of SEP, is focused on working with managers and academics to make companies more competitive by approaching social and environmental challenges

  • Nike.S World Shoe Project

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    CASE STUDY - EXPANDING THE PLAYING FIELD: NIKE.S WORLD SHOE PROJECT “To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world” ………..Company Mission Statement “We want to be able to shoe and clothe young athletes of the world regardless of where they live. To do it for really difficult socioeconomic situations is both challenging and rewarding” …………...Tom Hartge, Footwear Director for Emerging Markets The words “Just make me the shoe!” echoed down the boardroom table to Tom Hartge

  • Tinker Hatfield

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    Tinker Hatfield was born on April 30, 1952 in Hillsboro, Oregon. Hatfield is an American designer of numerous Nike athletic shoe designs, including Air Jordan 3 through the Air Jordan 30 the twentieth anniversary Air Jordan XX, the Air Jordan XXIII, the 2010 (XXV), the 2015 Air Jordan XX9 (XXIX) and other athletic shoes. Tinker Hatfield is the Vice President for design and special projects. For his many innovative designs and numerous creations over more than three decades, Hatfield is considered

  • Nike Background

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    Background information: Iconography Explanation Nike Heritage NIKE, pronounced NI-KEY, is the winged goddess of victory according to Greek mythology. He sat next to Zeus, king of the Olympian pantheon, in Olympus. A mystical presence, symbolizing victorious encounters, NIKE presided first battle in history. A Greek saying: "When we go to battle and win, we say it is NIKE." Synonymous with honored conquest, NIKE is the twentieth century footwear that lifts the world 's greatest athletes to new levels of mastery

  • Nike Inc. : The Powerhouse Of The Sporting Goods And Apparel Industry Essay

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    Nike Inc. has been the powerhouse of the sporting goods and apparel industry for years. Headquartering its powerful brand from Beaverton, Oregon, the company was founded on September 8, 1969 by Phil Knight, with a mission that emphasizes “design, development, marketing and selling of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories and services.” The rapid growth of the brand has led to heightened sales and endorsements in the United States, as well as incredible market performance in Europe and

  • Nike: The Goddess Of Speed, Strength, And Victory

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    say Nike, most people would think of the shoe Nike, but did you know that Nike is a Goddess? Yes Nike is a goddess! She is the goddess of speed, strength, and victory. Many Greeks prayed to Nike for strength and victory. They also prayed for them not to die and for superhuman powers. Today there are so many things like the shoe brand that you didn't know had something to do with Nike, the goddess of victory. Did you know that Zeus, basically the king of the gods said that he would protect Nike forever

  • Nike vs Adidas

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    ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECT CASE STUDY INTRODUCTION CONTENTS 1. | ACKNOWLGEMENT | 2. | AIM | 3. | INTODUCTION OF THE COMPANIES | 4. | COMPARISION OF MARKETING STRATEGY | 5. | DATA ANALYSIS | 6. | DATA REPORT | 7. | CONCLUSION | ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I would like to thank my teacher Mrs. Grace for her extensive support in the completion of this entrepreneurship project and also providing me with help full tips. This project has

  • Nike Marketing Plan Essay

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    Nike Marketing Plan By: Marketing Management – MM522 March 2004 Outline I. Executive Summary II. Table of Contents III. Company History IV. Marcoenvironment a. Demographic b. Economic c. Social d. Political e. Technological f. Ecological V. Competitive Advantage a. Industry Environment b. Operating Environment VI. Four P's of Marketing a. Product b. Place c. Promotion d. Price VII. Core Competencies a. Strengths b. Weaknesses c. Opportunities d. Threats VIII. Business

  • Identifying the Business Requirements: New Balance Shoes

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    Identifying the Business Requirements New Balance had a problem. Nike owned the lion’s share of the athletic shoe market and no one could touch them. New Balance was also behind Adidas and Reebok, but something happened in the last two years that changed everything. Nike also had a problem. They had gotten so big that customer relations became a low priority. Nike controlled the market and dictated supply and demand to even their biggest customers. Consumer input was ignored and requests

  • Nike's Sneakerhead World

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    Method Section: To conduct this study on Nike I used a mix of primary sources, books, and websites that are all dedicated to Nike Brand’s past and present history. All of the sources I used have proven to be credible in the sneakerhead world and are sources that Nike will leak information to so they can publish it and make it known to everyone it may interest. Additionally, I used a connection I have with the District Loss Prevention Manager at Nike, Inc for the greater New York City Area to obtain