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5 edition of The story of Nike found in the catalog.

The story of Nike

by Aaron Frisch

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Published by Creative Education in Mankato, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nike (Firm) -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Sporting goods industry -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Footwear industry -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Athletic shoes -- History -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Aaron Frisch.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesBuilt for success
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9992.U54 F74 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16313365M
    ISBN 109781583416082
    LC Control Number2007019994

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    Shoe dog-A Memoir by the Creator of Nike. By Phil Knight In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands/5(K). It spawned the “Nike Waffle Trainer,” patented in (at the expense of his wife Barbara's waffle iron), Nike explains on its press site. 5. The Nike swoosh was designed by Portland State Author: Lara O'reilly.

      Today, Nike’s annual sales top $30 billion. In this age of start-ups, Knight’s Nike is the gold standard, and its swoosh is one of the few icons instantly recognized in every corner of the world. But Knight, the man behind the swoosh, has always been a mystery. In Shoe Dog, he tells his story at last.   Knight shares the inside story of the company's early days as a start-up and how it evolved into one of the world's most iconic brands.' * Sports Illustrated * 'Nike founder Phil Knight's book, Shoe Dog, is the ultimate story of entrepreneurship - and the grit, passion and perseverance required to succeed.'/5(K).


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The story of Nike by Aaron Frisch Download PDF EPUB FB2

Great book, written in a very informal/easy to read style detailing the stories of the beginning and history of Nike, starting with who Phil Knight is and his connection to Bill Bowerman (the coach with the waffle iron) and the people who became magnetised to the steam by: The Story of Nike (Built for Success) Library Binding – J by Aaron Frisch (Author)/5(4).

The The story of Nike book tells a brilliant, absolutely amazing, story of the Nike company (Blue Ribbon Sports), its founder Phil Knight, and its Execom members who were also called butt-faces.

Anyway, the book describes Phils struggles and how he started out the company/5. In this instant and tenacious New York Times bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight “offers a rare and revealing look at the notoriously media-shy man behind the swoosh” (Booklist, starred review), illuminating his company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands/5(29).

The Story of Nike, the Greek Goddess of Victory If you're attracted to the Greek goddess Nike, you're onto a winner: Nike is the goddess of victory. Throughout her history, she has been allied with the most powerful gods in the Greek : Detraci Regula. Nike is the world leader in athletic shoes.

The company rose quickly from small-time sales at track meets to a major publicly-traded Fortune company. Throughout its history and background, Nike has utilized strong advertising campaigns to separate itself from its competition.

Two of the most memorable marketing campaigns, "Just Do It" and. Samothrace, a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, is the original location of the most famous statue of  the Goddess Nike that partially inspired Carolyn Davidson: The Winged Victory Nike of Samothrace.

This magnificent statue is now in the Paris’s Louvre Museum. It was founded in as Blue Ribbon Sports by Bill Bowerman, a track-and-field coach at the University of Oregon, and his former student Phil Knight.

They opened their first retail outlet in and launched the Nike brand shoe in The company was renamed Nike, Inc., in and went public two years later. In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands/5(K).

The story of Nike is simply fascinating and Phil 'Buck' Knight has a superb way of recalling events from 50+ years ago. He is ruthlessly honest, often self critical and self deprecating. I was hooked to this book, and given the brand is so popular (I myself have many Nike products), it made reading it even more special and relevant/5(K).

Nike, founded inwas a company run like a fraternity where the key players ate and breathed Nike. The only downside of the book is its copious detail running over pages.

But then, this gives the reader plenty of time to get to know the company through its numerous growing pains.4/5. When Nike’s leaders tell the story of how Coach Bowerman, after deciding that his team needed better running shoes, went out to his workshop and poured rubber into the.

Today, Nike’s annual sales top $30 billion. In this age of start-ups, Knight’s Nike is the gold standard, and its swoosh is one of the few icons instantly recognized in every corner of the world. But Knight, the man behind the swoosh, has always been a mystery.

In Shoe Dog, he tells his story at last.4/5(). The Story of Nike. A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and products of Nike, the athletic shoe company that was founded in and is today the worlds largest supplier of athletic apparel.5/5(1). 📒 ABOUT THE BOOK- In the Book “Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike” Phil Knight the founder of Nike shares the story of how.

The Nike Tech Book — Nike Sportswear’s first interactive, shoppable style guide — allows any athlete to be first to know and first to buy the latest sport-style innovations.

I don’t think I’ll ever look at a pair of Nikes the same way again. I just finished listening to the audiobook of Shoe Dog, the personal memoir of Phil Knight, the creator of Nike.I don’t know why this book hit me with the force that it : Luke Ball.

The story of Nike. [Aaron Frisch] -- Describes the founding and development of the Nike company, makers of athletic shoes with the famous "swoosh" logo.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Shoe dog-A Memoir by the Creator of Nike By Phil Knight In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands/5(K).

Nike aligning Kaepernick with “Just Do It” is the latest chapter in the company’s history of responding to issues resonating with the public at Author: Timothy Bella. Nike was previously known as Blue Ribbon Sports (RBS) founded in by Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman.

Phil Knight was a middle distance runner hailing from Portland who trained under track and field coach Bill Bowerman. Bill Bowerman was looking for ways to enhance his student’s performance and tried improving their shoes in his free time.

This is the story of Nike Co-founder Phil Knight, who turned his crazy idea into reality. The year-old is telling the story behind Nike for .Many Bolo stories are told from the point of view of the Bolo itself, with its internal thoughts printed in italics throughout the text.

One theme in Bolo works is the portrayal of valiant, tragic, self-sacrificing heroes, such as Bolo "Nike" in the story "Miles to Go" (Weberin Bolos Book .