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Nike Inc   (NKE)
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Nike Inc

Business Description


Our principal business activity is the design, development and worldwide marketing of high quality footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessory products. NIKE is the largest seller of athletic footwear and athletic apparel in the world. We sell our products to retail accounts and through a mix of independent distributors, licensees and subsidiaries in over 120 countries around the world. Virtually all of our products are manufactured by independent contractors. Virtually all footwear and apparel products are produced outside the United States, while equipment products are produced both in the United States and abroad.

NIKE’s athletic footwear products are designed primarily for specific athletic use, although a large percentage of the products are worn for casual or leisure purposes. We place considerable emphasis on high quality construction and innovative design for men, women and children. Running, basketball, children’s, cross-training and women’s shoes are currently our top-selling product categories and we expect them to continue to lead in product sales in the near future. However, we also market shoes designed for outdoor activities, tennis, golf, soccer, baseball, football, bicycling, volleyball, wrestling, cheerleading, aquatic activities, hiking, and other athletic and recreational uses.

We sell active sports apparel covering most of the above categories, athletically inspired lifestyle apparel, as well as athletic bags and accessory items. NIKE apparel and accessories are designed to complement our athletic footwear products, feature the same trademarks and are sold through the same marketing and distribution channels. We often market footwear, apparel and accessories in “collections” of similar design or for specific purposes. We also market apparel with licensed college and professional team and league logos.

We sell a line of performance equipment under the NIKE® brand name, including sport balls, eyewear, skates, bats, gloves, and other equipment designed for sports activities. We also have agreements for licensees to produce and sell NIKE brand swimwear, women’s sports bras, cycling apparel, maternity exercise wear, children’s clothing, school supplies, timepieces, and electronic media devices. We also sell small amounts of various plastic products to other manufacturers through our wholly-owned subsidiary, NIKE IHM, Inc. and plastic injected and metal products to other manufacturers through our wholly-owned subsidiary, BAUER Italia S.p.A.

We sell a line of dress and casual footwear, apparel and accessories for men and women under the brand names Cole Haan®, g Series©, and Bragano© through our wholly-owned subsidiary, Cole Haan Holdings Incorporated, headquartered in Yarmouth, Maine.

Our wholly-owned subsidiary, Bauer NIKE Hockey Inc., headquartered in Greenland, New Hampshire, manufactures and distributes ice skates, skate blades, in-line roller skates, protective gear, hockey sticks, hockey jerseys, licensed apparel and accessories under the Bauer® and NIKE® brand names. Bauer also offers a full selection of products for street and roller hockey.

Our wholly-owned subsidiary Hurley International LLC, headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, designs and distributes a line of action sports apparel for surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding, and youth lifestyle apparel and footwear under the Hurley® brand name.

On September 4, 2003, the Company purchased Converse Inc., headquartered in North Andover, Massachusetts, which designs and distributes athletic and casual footwear, apparel, and accessories under the Converse®, Chuck Taylor®, All Star®, One Star®, and Jack Purcell® brand names.

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The athletic footwear, apparel and equipment industry is keenly competitive in the United States and on a worldwide basis. We compete internationally with an increasing number of athletic and leisure shoe companies, athletic and leisure apparel companies, sports equipment companies, and large companies having diversified lines of athletic and leisure shoes, apparel and equipment, including Reebok, Adidas and others. The intense competition and the rapid changes in technology and consumer preferences in the markets for athletic and leisure footwear and apparel, and athletic equipment, constitute significant risk factors in our operations.

NIKE is the largest seller of athletic footwear and athletic apparel in the world. Performance and reliability of shoes, apparel, and equipment, new product development, price, product identity through marketing and promotion, and customer support and service are important aspects of competition in the athletic footwear, apparel and equipment industry. To help market our products, we contract with prominent and influential athletes, coaches, teams, colleges, and sports leagues to endorse our brands and use our products, and we actively sponsor sporting events and clinics. We believe that we are competitive in all of these areas.




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