When was the company Nike formed?

Answer Nike was formed by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight in 1964 and was originally called the Blue Ribbon Sports company. Nike is now a public company that is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and tra... Read More »

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Who was the chairman when Nike was formed?

Nike was founded in 1972 in Beaverton, Oregon, by Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman; the company went public in 1980. Phil Knight has been chairman of the board since its beginnings. Once also the pres... Read More »

How long has Nike been a company?

Nike began as Blue Ribbon Sports in 1964 when founders Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman wanted to distribute high-quality imported running shoes in the United States. As the company gradually began to... Read More »

Is Nike a multinational company?

Nike is a multinational company and is known as the world's largest marketer of athletic apparel and footwear. The company owns retail outlets both domestically and internationally, with products s... Read More »

Is Nike an American company?

Nike is an American company based in Oregon, with worldwide offices. It was founded in 1972. In 2009 it was ranked by Fortune Magazine as the 136th largest American corporation, up from 153rd in 2... Read More »