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It started with a handshake between two visionary
Oregonians - Bowerman and his University of Oregon runner Phil
Knight. They and the people they hired evolved and grew the
company that became Nike from a U.S.-based footwear distributor
to a global marketer of athletic footwear, apparel and equipment
that is unrivaled in the world.
When Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman made this observation many
years ago, he was defining how he viewed the endless
possibilities for human potential in sports. He set the tone and
direction for a young company created in 1972, called Nike, and
today those same words inspire a new generation of Nike
Along the way, Nike has established a strong Brand Portfolio
with several wholly-owned subsidiaries including
Converse Inc., Hurley
International LLC, NIKE Golf, and Umbro Ltd.
Their world headquarters is located near Beaverton, Oregon, a
suburb of Portland. So while the Pacific Northwest is the
birthplace to Nike, today they operate in more than 160
countries around the globe. Through their suppliers, shippers,
retailers and other service providers, they directly or
indirectly employ nearly one million people.
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