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Nike History

The brand that needs no introduction, Nike, has been at the top since their debut in 1964 (originally named Blue Ribbon Sports, changing to Nike in 1971). Founded by University of Oregon track star Philip Knight and his coach Bill Bowerman, Nike was originally a distributor for a Japanese shoe company (who is currently known as Asics) making the majority of their sales at track meets out of Knight's car.

As the brand grew and dropped the Blue Ribbon name, they patented the globally recognized "swoosh" and history was made. You can now find Nike conquering every corner of the sporting world. Nike shoes can be found at most sportswear and sporting department stores, as well as their numerous locations worldwide, and of course, on Nike.com.

Nike Review

Reviewed by Life, Tailored on .

From Jordan's to Fuel Bands, Nike does it right. Unparalleled in the basketball world, and sought after in every neighborhood since the 70's, Nike may be the most recognizable brand on the planet. Whether you're 5 years old or 95 years old, you know what that trademark swoosh represents without question.

Store Rating: 4.5

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