Nike, Inc. is an American multinational association that’s involved within the look, development, manufacturing and worldwide marketing and sales of apparel, footwear, accessories, equipment and services.
The company’s world headquarters are situated near Beaverton, Oregon, within the Portland metropolitan area (USA). it is a serious producer of sports equipment and one of the world’s largest suppliers of athletic shoes and apparel.
It employs quite 44,000 people worldwide and in 2014 the brand alone was valued as $19 billion (€17,5 billion), making it the foremost valuable brand between sports businesses.
Founded by Bill Bower man and Phil Knight on January 25 1964, as cooks Sports, the company became officially Nike, Inc. on May 30 1971.