Nike

Nike is the major American sportswear and footwear company, based in Portland, Oregon. The Nike legacy began in 1964 when track athlete Philip Knight and his coach Bill Bowerman set up a small business importing Japanese running shoes under the name Blue Ribbon Sports (BRS). Nike sponsors and collaborates with a diverse range of high-profile athletes and sports teams on a global level, with the highly recognized trademarks of “Just Do It” and the Swoosh logo. In addition, Nike is the world’s biggest supplier of sportswear and footwear.

Founded: January 25, 1964
Industries: Sportswear
HQ: Portland, OR, United States
Website: nike.com