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Renewable Businesses Bring The Green To Portland

The Wall Street Journal | Maura Webber Sadovi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Oregon's bid to cash in on its green appeal has given Portland's weakening commercial-real-estate market an early holiday gift. Denmark-based Vestas ...

Leading the New Political Evolution in Advertising

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

Both the media and President-elect Obama's strategists have worked -- hopefully independently -- to transform the man into a brand

Air Obamas

Alec Brownstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alec Brownstein

Barack Obama has already inspired high fashion on the runways of Milan. Now, New York City artist Jayson Atienza is bringing Obama style to the worl...

Nike Sues Wal-Mart

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PORTLAND, Ore. — Nike Inc. has sued Wal-Mart Stores Inc., alleging the giant retailer is selling shoes that infringe on Nike's patented designs....

Top 10 Reasons to Become A New Radical

Julia Moulden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Julia Moulden

With all the turmoil in the markets, it seems time to write again about people who are doing good works in the financial sector.

Infecting Nike, Initiating Obama: An Interview With Saul Williams

Scott Thill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Thill

Williams:"At the end of the day, I think its a dangerous decision for Nike to popularize a song like "List of Demands." My belief in the power of music tells me that it could possibly work against them."

Olympic Sponsors: For the Chinese, Winners and Losers

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

As the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing has come to a close, all eyes are on return on investment. Were the millions of dollars forked out by both international and local brands worth it?

The Power of Nau

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Remember Apple's "Think Different" advertising campaign? "Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the...

Life Cycle: Green Shoe Fetish

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

In terms of Mama Earth, your walking shoes definitely walk all over her. They have plastic components that produce emissions when manufactured AND during their decomposing process.

The Commercial Games: How Commercialism is Overrunning the Olympics and Why It Matters

Robert Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Weissman

Sports, of course, remain centerstage, but commercialism has overwhelmed whatever other values the Olympics hope to embody.

Nike Founder Phil Knight Pockets Over $1 Billion In Less Than A Month

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's good to be Phil Knight. Today the NY Post reports: Nike sneaker billionaire Philip Knight is leading the pack in the tycoon cash-out sweepstakes...

Corporations' Plea for Climate Legislation Ignored

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

The need for the United States to lead by example through legislation has never been greater. Unfortunately, the need for change in Washington may have superseded that consideration.

Workers Strike at Nike Contract Factory

AP | VU TIEN HONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HANOI, Vietnam — More than 20,000 Vietnamese workers have walked off the job at a Taiwanese-owned plant that makes shoes for Nike Inc., demandin...

Nike, Adidas Woo Chinese Shoppers With Customized Gear

Wall Street Journal | Sky Canaves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The latest battle in the global sneaker wars is figuring out what a "Chinese" style looks like. In efforts to woo China's consumers, Nike Inc., the c...

NIke Releases 23rd Edition Of Air Jordans

AP | Sarah Skidmore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

No other basketball shoe has changed the face of business, athletics and marketing like the Air Jordan. This month, Nike releases the 23rd edition, an...

Shoe Industry Wants To Stomp Out Import Tax

AP | Dibya Sarkar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Footwear makers and retailers are trying to stomp out a Depression-era U.S. government shoe tax, a move they say could save American consumers hundred...

Ex-Nike CEO Knight Goes Back To School. Literally.

Wall Street Journal | Nicholas Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Late one spring afternoon last year, a mystery man sat in the back of a creative-writing seminar at Stanford. Evidently a student, he was much older t...

Nike Scores Soccer-Shirt Maker Umbro For $580 Mil

Bloomberg | Loveday Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nike Inc., the world's biggest maker of athletic shoes, will pay 285 million pounds ($580 million) for Umbro Plc, the maker of England's national socc...

Facebook Courts Nike, Apple, Sony, And Others For New Ad Platform

Radar | Neel Shah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

With the November 6 D-Day of Facebook's new advertising platform approaching, speculation is mounting as to what, exactly, the Palo Alto-based company...

Nike Designs Shoe Specifically For Native Americans

AP | SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nike on Tuesday unveiled what it said is the first shoe designed specifically for American Indians, an effort aiming at promoting physical fitness in ...

PHOTOS: New Nike Air Yeezy II Sneakers Were Tailored To Kanye's Feet

Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Because God forbid a week goes by without Kanye making headlines, we are delighted to bring you the rapper's newest project: the Nike Air Yeezy II. ...