Marketing Tactics: When Business & Politics MixNike’s online sales are up 31 percent despite backlash from some consumers on its latest “Just Do It” campaign featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Nike’s Kaepernick Ad Prompts Swift, Divisive ReactionNike's new "Just Do It" ad is sparking praise and outrage.
Colin Kaepernick 'Just Do It' Ad Sparks Nike BoycottThe company announced that the unsigned free agent, who is known for kneeling during the national anthem to bring attention to racial injustices, would join the company’s signature campaign.
Protests Greet Nike Including Kaepernick In 'Just Do It' CampaignNike's decision has been heavily criticized by some customers who posted videos of them burning and cutting up their Nike attire.
Nike Unveils 3 New General Mills Cereal-Inspired ShoesAll three shoes will be available starting Saturday on Nike's Snkr app for $120 a pair. There's no word on if they stay crunchy in milk.
After Sports Hijab Was Developed In Minn., Nike Unveils Its OwnThe Nike Pro Hijab has been in development for a year, the company said. Athletes contributed input into the product, and figure skater Zahra Lari was among those who tested it.
4 Things To Know: Fidel Castro's Death, Cyber Monday & Morerom the latest on Fidel Castro's death to Cyber Monday deals, here are the four stories to know for Monday, Nov. 28.
4 Things To Know: Southern Wildfires, Trump Transition Continues & moreFrom Donald Trump's continuing transition to wildfires to the south, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, Nov. 16.
Twin Cities Man Wins Pair Of 'Back To The Future' NikesA Twin Cities man is among the lucky few who won a rare and sought after shoe in a raffle.
Rookie of the Year Karl-Anthony Towns 'Euro Stepping' Through ChinaKarl-Anthony Towns is euro stepping his way through China's most famous tourist attractions.
Nike To Offer Refunds On FuelBand Fitness TrackersAnyone who has bought a Nike FuelBand recently could be getting a refund. The athletic company said it will give partial refunds or gift cards to people who bought its fitness trackers over the past three years.
Missing Roseville Boy Found SafePolice in Roseville are thanking those who helped locate a missing 11-year-old boy. According to police, Ismail Ibraahim Abokor was missing since late Tuesday afternoon. He was located in Minneapolis and is now home safe with his mother.
Public Opinion Varied On Vikings, PetersonFrom the cover of the New York Daily News on Monday that featured a smiling Vikings fan carrying a switch, to the dozens of reporters and photographers who descended on Winter Park Wednesday for a news conference, criticism of the team has been harsh. As the Vikings owners explained yet another about face, the analysis from ESPN's analysts was tough.
Nike Suspends Contract With AP, Target Pulls MerchandiseNike announced Wednesday that it would be suspending its contract with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in light of his recent child abuse charges. "Nike in no way condones child abuse or domestic violence of any kind and has shared our concerns with the NFL," a press representative for the company said.
Criticism Mounting For Vikings, Adrian Peterson For as long as he's been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and most marketable stars in the league, an approachable superstar with the kind of inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser's dream.