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Nike Inc., the world’s largest sporting-goods maker, posted first-quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates after the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament boosted sales.
BERLIN, Germany — U.S. sportswear maker Nike Inc, battling Adidas AG to be the world's biggest soccer brand, expects kit sales to keep growing fast after the World Cup, its chief executive was quoted as saying in a German newspaper.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Sao Paulo-based Alpargatas SA, the maker of the Havaianas brand, joins companies including Nike Inc. and Fiat SpA that are forgoing FIFA sponsorships to focus on clever ads to generate World Cup buzz.
BERLIN, Germany — U.S. sportswear group Nike is banking on its sponsorship of more of the world's best-known soccer stars than Adidas in its battle to overtake the German firm as the sport's top-selling brand at its World Cup this summer.
BEAVERTON, United States — Nike Inc. wants to be to fitness apps what Apple is to digital music and Amazon is to online books.
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DONGGUAN, China — Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd., a maker of shoes for clients including Adidas AG and Nike Inc., said production at its Dongguan factory has resumed fully after being disrupted by a strike that began April 14.
PORTLAND, United States — Nike Inc. stepped up preparations for June’s soccer World Cup by introducing a lightweight cleat and a new television spot at an event in Madrid with FIFA world player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo.
HONG KONG, China — China’s human resources ministry ordered a contractor for Nike Inc. and Adidas AG to rectify benefit payments to workers striking for a 10th day to demand more pay and employer contributions to social security accounts.