Nike Announces Temporary Store Closures to Fight Spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Effective until March 27, for now
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Yesterday, Nike officially announced the temporary closure of stores in select countries around the world to fight the spread of Coronoavirus (COVID-19).

Countries include the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand as well as all countries in Western Europe. The quarantine closure is effective starting today and will last until March 27. Stores in South Korea, Japan and most of China are still open.

Nike also made the following statement on their website:

"We are taking additional steps in other Nike-managed facilities, including the option to work from home, staggered work schedules, social distancing and additional safety and cleaning steps to help protect and support our teammates."

We will continue to monitor this situation. Please stay safe everyone.