nike company statistics

Nike Company Statistics

Nike Company Statistics Data
Nike’s sales revenue in 2015 $30.601 Billion
Nike’s sales revenue in 1996 $6.4 Billion
Total number of employees 44,000
Percent share of global athletic footwear market 31 %
Average number of Nike shoes sold each year 120,000,000
Number of Nike stores globally 700
Number of countries with a Nike office 45

Nike is one of the most recognized brands globally and the leader in athletic shoes and apparel. Founded by Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman in 1964 as Blue Ribbon Sports and then Nike in 1978. The name Nike is derived from the Greek goddess of Victory. The Nike "swoosh" logo was designed by Carolyn Davidson, a graphic design student at Portland Oregon. Phil Knight's original comment on the logo was "I don't love it, but it will grow on me."

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Source: Nike, Inc.
Research Date: December 1st, 2015

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