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Nike Sells Cole Haan To Apax Partners For $570 Million

First reported earlier this month, Nike announced this morning the sale of its Cole Haan division to private equality firm Apax Partners for US$ 570 million dollars. In his statement to the press, Mark Parker, President & CEO of Nike, said “The decision to divest of Cole … READ MORE

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Nike HTM Flyknit Chukka

Those who “hunted” for them know just how scarce they are and the reasons are quite obvious. For one, they’re extremely comfortable and lightweight. Two, in the short time Nike Flyknit been out in the marketplace, the collection as a whole has become a fashionable must-have. To … READ MORE

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Nice Kicks – #NIKELETTER Campaign to Nike CEO Mark Parker | For Matthew Walzer

Say what you will about the culture of sneakerheads, but beyond the launch event riots, hype, and outrageous price tags, the culture’s core has a heart and a sense of camaraderie. One such occasion is the ongoing #NIKELETTER campaign by Nice Kicks. It all started with letter … READ MORE

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Nike FlyKnit Trainer+ – US Track & Field Trial Editions #First2Fly

Until recently, the details surrounding release dates for Nike’s Flyknit Trainer+ have been as sparse as this shoe is innovative. Representing both the natural evolution of Nike’s 40 years in the running footwear business and, in more recent years, cutting edge designs that include the Sock Racer, … READ MORE

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Nike HTM Flyknit – Collection III

In honor of the start of the 2012 London Olympics, which is now just days away, Nike is set to release the third installment of the groundbreaking HTM Flyknit collection (HTM, of course, referring to the ongoing collaboration between fragment design founder Hiroshi Fujiwara, Nike design legend … READ MORE

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Nike HTM Flyknit – Featuring Mark Parker & Hiroshi Fujiwara | Video

“Collectively, I’d say we are 5 to 10 years ahead of everyone else” – Hiroshi Fujiwara Design is actually just one of many unique attributes to the Nike HTM Collection. Innovation is one part of that equation too. But the most significant element to the collection’s success … READ MORE

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Nike HTM Flyknit Collection II HTM Racer & HTM Trainer+

Working closely with Milan retailer 10 Corso Como, Nike and Nike Sportswear just launched the second installment to the popular HTM Flyknit Collection. Dubber as Nike HTM Flyknit Collection II, this newest iteration features one pair of HTM Racer in Total Orange, a pair of HTM Trainer+ … READ MORE

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Nike 1948 London – Nike HTM Flyknit Collection Launch | Event Recap

London will soon play host to a much more widespread sports-centric frenzy once the Summer Games arrive there in a couple of months, but Nike has showed up early to give trainer fanatics a taste of a piece of footwear that you don’t have to be an … READ MORE

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Nike HTM Flyknit Presentation With Hiroshi Fujiwara & Mark Parker

In the words of Mark Parker, think of “HTM as the AMG of sneakers”, performance tuned and highly stylized. HTM which is now just over 10 years old is the collaborative efforts of Japanese style icon Hiroshi Fujiwara, then designers Tinker Hatfield and Mark Parker. The three … READ MORE

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Nike HTM Flyknit Collection – HTM Racer & HTM Trainer+ | Release Info

Today’s worldwide debut of Nike’s new Flyknit technology indicates that in many ways, Nike sets the tone for sports performance innovation. The Nike HTM Fly Knit Collection, also unveiled today during a special showcase at 21 Mercer, highlights Nike’s unique ability to merge function and design. Nike … READ MORE

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The Story Behind Nike Flyknit Technology | Video

A magnified Nike Flyknit Racer to serve as the backdrop, Mark Parker, President & CEO of Nike, unveiled the company’s new technology initiatives ahead of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London later this year. Among the many announced during today’s presentation at New York City, none … READ MORE