NIKE is an American multinational corporation which was named after the Greek word, pronounced as Nike, meaning “goddess of victory“.
The company is headquartered in Washington County, Oregon, United States (Near Beaverton, Oregon). It was founded on January 25, 1964 as “Blue Ribbon Sports” by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight. Later on, the name has been changed to Nike Inc. on May 30, 1978.
NIKE is one of the largest manufacturer and seller of sports footwear, apparel and accessories in the world. The company has its sponsorship in National & International teams of Basketball, American football, Cricket and Football.
NIKE manufactures and sells wide range of sports equipment, including :-
- Sports Shoes
- Track Suits
- Apparel for sports