Nike was founded in the spring of 1972, when Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman launched the first Nike sneakers with the iconic Swoosh logo.
"If you have a body, you are an athlete” a phrase by Bowerman where Nike’s ideal is encapsulated. The brand manufactures a wide range of sportswear and equipment to aid professional athletes and propel everyday athletes set new records. The brand also wants to encourage everybody ‘with a body’ and that is why it manufactures sportswear and footwear for everyday use.
What started out as a small US-based distributor of shoes, has grown into a world global producer of sportswear and sports competition equipment, with unparalleled groundbreaking sport innovations. Nike’s mission is to bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world.
In the latest decades, Nike has become the world leader in sportswear, footwear and competition equipment. Nike is more than just a brand, it is a mindset shared by billions of athletes worldwide. The brand is present in more than 170 countries and has more than 850 own brand stores open to the public. The Nike outlet store of Vila do Conde is a place where you will find the brand’s products at truly affordable prices.
Nike invests in marketing and advertising and some of its campaigns are famous worldwide. Over the years, Nike has sponsored several professional athletes such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Ronaldinho Gaúcho, Michael Jordan and many others – which made it a world leader in sportswear.
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