Articles by tag: Nike

Crime-Related Retail Closures Soared in 2022. Is Closing Shop the Right Solution?

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There are rising concerns about increasing crime rates the past couple of years in the U.S., and the retail industry is no stranger to this. In fact, the 2022 National Retail Security Survey revealed a 26.5 percent increase in organized retail crime (ORC), according to the National Retail Foundation. How are retailers reacting? Some, like […]

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High Turnover in Diversity Roles is a Reflection of Unrealistic Expectations

Diversity roles, specifically diversity and inclusion managers, have been the second fastest growing job title in the last five years according to LinkedIn. Yet, these positions are also experiencing a high turnover as many small- and high-profile businesses can attest to. Nike, one of the most visible in this trend of diversity roles jumping ship, […]

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Why Hiring a Diversity Manager is Just Half the Battle in Today’s Market

With 11 million open jobs in the US today, companies are scrambling to fill positions. After investing time and financial resources, it should be seen as a success when a firm makes a hire, considering the competition there is for talent. This is especially true in the exploding market of the diversity manager, or more […]

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Bridging the Investment Gap and Inefficiencies of Youth Sports

Seeing his own kids grow up playing school sports, Chuck Thompson, Nike Dallas FC president, noticed a gap in youth sports — it is inefficient and doesn’t set players up for success. He joined Host Katie Steinberg of Game Changers to discuss the Nike Dallas Football Club and its impact on the community. Thompson’s vision […]

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Nike Dallas FC Was Created to Help Solve the Inefficiencies of Youth Sports

Key Points: As new NIL rules trickle down to the highschool level in certain states, it poses an interesting conflict for coaches to manage players that are obtaining deals and if it will cause rifts on the team. Division 1 athletics recruits athletes from across the socioeconomic spectrum and as college athletics changes the […]

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Ohtani’s Baseball Skills Help His Sponsors Outperform the Market

(Bloomberg) — Shohei Ohtani is a baseball phenomenon. Before his move to the Major Leagues, the Los Angeles Angels star was known as the “dual wielder” in his native Japan for his rare ability to hit home runs about as well as he pitches. Now, as the U.S. takes note of his prodigious ability, some […]

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The Importance of Strategic Brand Collaborators and Opportunities for Future Generations

On this episode of the ThenWhat 3×5 Podcast, host Grant Barth talked with D’Wayne Edwards, Founder of PENSOLE Academy, a design academy specializing in footwear, functional apparel and accessories, color theory, materials, prototyping, concept making, and much more. The duo talked about strategic brand collaborations and why they’re essential. First, though, they dug into Edwards’ […]

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The Future of Security: Discovering the Next Generation of Security Solutions at ISC West
April 23, 2024

The recently concluded International Security Conference & Exposition West 2024 (ISC West) proved to be an indispensable platform for discovering the next generation of security solutions, providing attendees with invaluable insights into the future of the industry. At a recent episode of MarketScale’s roundtable show Experts Talk, Cathal Walsh, Vice President and Chief Security […]

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Cyber Resilience: To Protect Corporate Assets, Businesses Must Invest in Cybersecurity Training
April 23, 2024

As cyberattacks occur at increasing frequency, cybersecurity has become a cornerstone of corporate security strategies across all sectors. With businesses increasingly reliant on digital infrastructures, the quality of a company’s cybersecurity training is no longer just an operational requirement — it is a strategic asset. The stakes are high, as a breach can lead […]

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Forming Relationships with Industry Insiders Can Quell Sales Cycles and their Length of Time
April 23, 2024

New companies are facing more and more challenges in the security industry as sales cycles are experiencing lengthier times. One of those reasons is due to the complexity of the security industry itself, along with the unique and special business models every new company will come in with. But there is a solution to […]

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From Bollards to Bytes: Why Security Firms Need to Adopt a Cyber-First Approach
April 23, 2024

How can the security industry effectively navigate the shift from traditional physical security measures to adopting a cyber-first approach in its sales and integration strategies? The transition from physical to digital security solutions was a major theme at the International Security Conference & Exposition West 2024 held earlier this month. On a recent episode of […]

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Nike Donates $5 Million in Products to Frontline Workers
May 12, 2020

As part of their ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nike has announced another significant donation, $5 million. The donation will be made in the form of more than 140,000 pieces of footwear, apparel and equipment. The products will be distributed to frontline healthcare workers in the United States and Europe. According to Nike, […]

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This Week’s 3 Big Things in B2B: A Big Day for Space Travel and CEOs
October 24, 2019

These are the biggest stories in the B2B world this week! In fact, one is out of this world! Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos’ company focused on bringing people to the moon, announced three new business partners. Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Draper will all have a hand in the process of making commercial space flight […]

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What Robots are up to in the Nike House of Innovation in Shanghai
May 16, 2019

Nike stores are known for their interactivity and innovative sportswear, and now robots are even getting in on the action. This video comes from Stephen Hekman, Vice President of Retail Services at Kingsmen Projects U.S. The two robotic legs simulate the running motion and give prospective buyers a look at the sneakers in their […]

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Instagram Dives Into E-Commerce With New ‘Checkout’ Feature
March 20, 2019

The online shopping experience is about to get even easier. Social media giant Instagram has developed a service that will allow users to complete purchases from different brands while using its mobile app. Retailers like Nike and Michael Kors are among dozens of companies partnering with Instagram to use the new feature, called ‘Checkout.’ Instagram […]

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