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Mindy Grossman's Non-Linear Path to Success

Angella Nazarian | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business
Angella Nazarian

For some of her fans, like me, who have been tracking Grossman's stellar career, it was a surprise decision to jump from global vice president at Nike to join forces with HSN.

Nike, NASA Seek The Most Amazing-Sounding Clothing Ever

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.09.2013 | Business

A powerful group of innovators is focusing its 2013 yearly innovation challenge on changing the global clothing industry for the better. Nike, NAS...

LOOK: Nike Releases Crazy Shoe After LeBron Wins MVP

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

Just days after the NBA named Lebron James the league's Most Valuable Player for the second straight year, Nike has released its incredibly eccentric ...

What I'll Never Forget About My '70s Gym Class

Tom Cramer | Posted 07.02.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

I believe the proper term is physical education, but in 1970s Chicago it was called gym class or simply gym.

Redefining Reality: Delivering High Growth in Uncertain Times, Part 2

Michael Zacka | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Michael Zacka

Speed. Age. Glocal. Uncertainty. Innovation. I hear business leaders actively talking about these trends as separate entities. But it is clear to me that they are interrelated and must be taken as a whole to sustain profitable growth in this new age.

Newly Out Basketball Player Signs Nike Endorsement Deal

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 04.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Chatter about the first openly gay male athlete snagging an endorsement deal has been making headlines for some time. In fact, Nike was reportedly amo...

eBay Pulls Controversial Shirt

AP | Posted 04.26.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- EBay has confirmed that it pulled a Nike T-shirt with the words "Boston Massacre" printed on it from its online marketplace. Nike Inc. ha...

Data Is The New Astrology

Maude Standish | Posted 06.25.2013 | Technology
Maude Standish

With wearable technology, data will become the new astrology. We will use it to divine our personal futures and deconstruct our present. It will alter the "human ideal" and change the meaning of what we think of as "success."

Redefining Reality and Delivering High Growth in Uncertain Times

Michael Zacka | Posted 06.17.2013 | Business
Michael Zacka

What's clear from the last year in business is that companies that achieve high, or even healthy growth, have the ability to focus, perceive all the options, choose one or several realities with great market appeal, innovate around them and continue to do so persistently.

The Finish Line Will Never Be The Same

Scott Shamberg | Posted 06.16.2013 | Sports
Scott Shamberg

So next week or next month, marathoners from London to New York will run for themselves, for each other, for the victims of this tragedy and for the human spirit. Why do people run marathons? Because they can. No matter what.

The Tiger Woods Nike Ad Controversy: Really?

Tony Potts | Posted 03.26.2013 | Sports
Tony Potts

All this "controversy" over Tiger Woods' new Nike ad is 98 percent a lot of nothin' and 2 percent a little somethin'. That's the ad above.

Huge Companies Take Stand In Support Of Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Some U.S. business interests intend to signal support for gay marriage by signing on...

Nike Sued By Rival

AP | Posted 04.24.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Under Armour Inc. wants to protect its "I will" catchphrase. The athletic clothing maker, based in Baltimore, has filed a trademark ...

SWOOSH ART: When History Meets Branding

ARTINFO | Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Beginning last month, for no readily apparent reason, the Tumblr Swoosh Art has been posting images juxtaposing famous artworks -- with a penchant for...

Is It the Shoes or the Soul? In Honor of Air Jordan on his 50th

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 04.17.2013 | Sports
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

As the congratulatory wishes come in to mark the 50th birthday of Michael Jordan, one the greatest basketball players of all time, I am struck by the iconic image of MJ in flight and what it represents for all of us.

Report: Nike Factory Used Military To Force Employees To Work For Less Than Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.16.2013 | Business

Some companies use incentives to get employees to do what they want: bonuses and free food, for example. But a Nike contractor in Indonesia allegedly ...

McIlroy Joins Tiger At Nike

AP | MICHAEL CASEY | Posted 03.16.2013 | Sports

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are on the same team now – at least when it comes to sponsorship. McIlroy ...

One Easy Way To Make Exercise Fun (And Stylish)

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 01.11.2013 | Style

Because your ratty old leggings just aren't cutting it.

Nike Wins Supreme Court Case

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business

* Nike accused smaller rival Already of trademark violation * Rival accused of copying elements of Air Force 1 sneakers ...

What You Need To Get Fit -- With Video Games

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 03.05.2013 | Technology

It's that time of the year when the line for an elliptical machine at your local gym stretches a bit longer thanks to freshly motivated folks who've r...

There Must Be Better Exercise Clothes Out There Than THIS?

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 01.07.2013 | Style

Kanye's face really says it all.

Farah Detained? We're As Shocked As Mo

Posted 12.31.2012 | Sports

Mo Farah, two-time Olympic gold medalist for Great Britain at the London 2012 summer games, was reportedly detained and questioned in Oregon by U.S. C...

Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2012

Andrew Winston | Posted 02.22.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

We may not be keeping pace with these pressures, but leading companies continue to evolve more sustainable strategies and tactics. Let's look at some top macro- and company-level stories.

Lawmakers' 'Rushed' Catering To Big Company Criticized

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics

SALEM, Ore. -- A deal proposed by Nike Inc. to create hundreds of jobs in Oregon in exchange for a guarantee that the state won't change a favorable c...

Nike: Why Are They "Men's Shoes"?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports
Soraya Chemaly

Question: If girls and women can "fit" into "men's shoes," if they are "game" doing so, if they like them, if they earn money to pay for them, if the...