Just don’t do it: 5 times US sportswear giant Nike came under fire

US sportswear giant Nike recently made the headlines for refusing to supply the Iran football team with boots – an issue which has reemerged ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup. The issue is the result of long-standing US sanctions against Iran, but has resurfaced at the worst possible time for the sportswear company, on the […]

Things You May Not Have Known About Nike [INFOGRAPHIC]

You may be surprised to learn that the running shoes that are so common and fashionable today, haven’t been always this comfortable and stylish. Back in the day, the running shoes were actually mostly made by tire companies. They were also very clunky, cumbersome, and could even make your feet bleed after running for a […]

Nike teams up with Headspace for ‘mindful’ guided runs

Nike has joined forces with meditation app Headspace to provide you with a different kind of audio-guided runs: one that works your body and calms your mind. Starting today, you’ll find the first three Headspace audio-guided “mindful” runs on Nike’s Run Club (NRC) app. Like the other guides on NRC, they feature coaches and athletes […]

The Ionic Adidas Edition is Fitbit’s answer to the Apple Watch Nike+

Enlarge (credit: Fitbit) Those previously on the fence about getting a Fitbit Ionic smartwatch now have a new model to consider. Fitbit revealed its device collaboration with Adidas today—the Ionic Adidas Edition is a spiced-up Ionic smartwatch featuring an Adidas-made watch face, special wristbands, and the Adidas Train app for runners. Similar to the Apple […]

Nike pops after billionaire activist Bill Ackman reportedly buys a passive stake (NKE)

Markets Insider Shares of Nike popped as much as 2% in pre-market trading Friday after Pershing Square Capital, the $ 12+ billion dollar hedge fund run by activist Bill Ackman, reportedly told investors it had acquired a passive stake in the company. The size of the investment is unclear, as is timing, but Ackman reportedly […]

PlayStation shoes for DualShock generation: Nike reveal PG-2 PlayStation Colorway sneakers

A new Sony PlayStation collaboration has been announced with Nike and NBA star Paul George, which will have PS4 fans very interested. New PlayStation Nike shoes will be launching in February, which boast a design based off the PS4’s famous DualShock controller. The new signature sneakers from Paul George – the G-2 PlayStation Colorway – […]

There’s a simple formula that explains how Nike lost its sneaker mojo (NKE)

Getty/Maja Hitij Nike has had a problem with its Jordan brand recently. There is a simple formula that explains how Nike came to this problem, and how it can fix it. The problem probably can be traced back to decisions made years ago.   In 1987, Nike partnered with then-rookie Michael Jordan and released the first […]

'Philippe Coutinho SIGNS for Barcelona': Confirmation of Liverpool transfer leaked by Nike

Nike are the current kit suppliers for Barca and they are already advertising official Coutinho shirts for sale. That’s despite no confirmation yet coming from either Liverpool or Barcelona that a deal has been done. An official release on their shop’s online page yesterday read: “Philippe Coutinho is ready to light up the Camp Nou. […]

Nike is having a huge Black Friday sale — these are the deals that are worth your time

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.  Nike is having a huge Black Friday sale on sneakers and clothes for men, women, and kids. Use the offer code “EPIC25” at checkout to save an extra 20%. This sale is only […]

The NBA’s new Nike jerseys seem to have a major flaw — they rip easily

NBA on TNT As the 2017-18 NBA season tips off this week, many players will make their debut with new teams after one of the wildest offseasons in the history of the league. But one of the biggest changes in the league has not just one player switching jerseys, but every player, as the NBA ended their […]