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Could Jordan MTM Herald a New Sneaker Line for Jordan Brand?

When President Obama showed up today at Nike World Headquarters to deliver a speech promoting the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, he was gifted with a special sneaker bearing a unique design pedigree. Finished in a red, white and blue design, the shoe — dubbed the Jordan MTM —  was …

Mark Parker, Tinker Hatfield and Michael Jordan Designed a Sneaker for President Obama

President Obama made an appearance at Nike World Headquarters today in support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which promotes open commerce among the U.S. and eleven Pacific Rim nations. Like many visitors to Nike’s campus, the President will not be leaving empty handed, though his new kicks won’t be coming …

Nike Welcomes President Obama to Its World Headquarters

Today saw President Obama making an appearance at Nike‘s World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. Addressing hundreds of Nike workers assembled for the event, the President delivered a speech promoting the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a 12-nation trade pact potentially offering footwear tariff relief for the Swoosh. That would allow Nike to accelerate …

Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Mark Parker and More Take the #ALSicebucketchallenge

A viral phenomenon for a great cause, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has helped to raise $31.5 million in donations to the ALS Association, compared to $1.9 million during the same time period last year (July 29 to August 20). According to the organization, these donations have …

Nike Free Mercurial Superfly HTM “Volt”

Last month the Nike HTM design triumvirate dropped a refined black colorway of the Nike Free Mercurial Superfly HTM with little fanfare. Luckily we’re given a bit of advanced notice for this Volt follow-up. Once again, the shoe integrates Nike‘s current suite of performance technologies — made up of …

Nike CEO Mark Parker Talks NikeLab with 032c

Nike CEO Mark Parker recently sat down with 032c during a pivotal moment in the ongoing evolution of the Swoosh, in terms of both the brand’s forward-thinking retail strategy — evidenced by the launch of NikeLab — as well as its latest technical innovations in footwear. The …

Nike Free Mercurial Superfly HTM

Similar to the introduction of the Nike HTM Flyknit Collection back in 2012, the design collective of HTM – fragment design’s Hiroshi Fujiwara, Nike designer Tinker Hatfield and Mark Parker, CEO of Nike Inc., came together once again to introduce the new iteration of the Nike Sportswear, …

Obscura Magazine – Inside Look at Nike CEO Mark Parker’s Office

The latest issue of Obscura Magazine delves into the office Nike CEO Mark Parker, whose spacious corporate digs are located in Nike’s world headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. The following images reveal the expected Nike memorabilia, including Michael Jordan action figures and signed Air Jordans, as well as …

Nike Kobe 9 Elite – Officially Unveiled

Flanked by Nike CEO Mark Parker and designer Eric Avar, Kobe Bryant unveiled his ninth signature basketball shoe earlier this evening at The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles. Designated as the Nike Kobe 9 Elite, the new edition features the latest and best performance …