Nike, Inc. is a major publicly traded clothing, footwear, sportswear, and equipment supplier based in the United States. The company is headquartered near Beaverton, Oregon, in the Portland metropolitan area. It is the world's leading supplier of athletic shoes and apparel and a major manufacturer of sports equipment, with revenue in excess of US$18.6 billion in its fiscal year 2008 . As of 2008, it employed more than 30,000 people worldwide. The brand alone is valued at $10.7 Billion making it the most valuable brand among sports businesses. Nike and Precision Castparts are the only Fortune...
|Founded:||January 25, 1964|
|Founders:||Phil Knight, Bill Bowerman|
|Industries:||Athletic Shoes & Apparel, Manufacturing, Clothing, Sports equipment, Footwear Manufacturing, Fashion accessory|