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National Geographic: From Reverence To Relevance

Recently I spoke with Tammy Abraham, Vice President, Corporate Partnerships for National Geographic, who provided extensive insight into the National Geographic Brand. Tammy reveals NatGeo took an enormous leap from reverence to relevance over the last ten years, evolving from a magazine to a multi-channel publisher. Historically, readers cherished National Geographic, saving and protecting their magazine collection as a prized possession. While our parents and grandparents had this extreme r...
Tags: Youtube, Nike, Tammy, National Geographic, Branding, NatGeo, Tammy Abraham, Brand Management, Workshop Branding Strategy Insider

Nike Mercurial Dream Speed #002 Released

Nike has introduced the second installment of the boots designed for the needs of the fastest football players on earth. Again, everything about the Mercurial Dream Speed 2 is built around its namesake. From the transition of colors (Lemon Venom to Aurora Green) representing the various frequencies of light and their corresponding speed, to the numbers highlighted on the outlined Nike Swoosh (299,792,458 meters per second — or the speed of light), speed is the name of the game for the Mercurial...
Tags: Nike, Sport, Soccer, Cristiano Ronaldo, Latest, All Conditions Control ACC, Aurora Green, Nike Mercurial Superfly VII, Sam Kerr Kylian Mbappé, Nike Dream Speed

The City of Nashville Built a Full-Scale Replica of the Parthenon in 1897, and It’s Still Standing Today

Photo by Mayur Phadtare, via Wikimedia Commons A recent executive order stating that “the classical architectural style shall be the preferred and default style” for federal buildings in the U.S. has reminded some of other executives who enforced neoclassicicism as the state’s official aesthetic dogma. In the case of the U.S., however, neoclassical building does not draw from ancient sources, but from “a 19th century interpretation of what people were doing in Rome and Athens millennia ago,” as...
Tags: Google, Texas, Greece, Congress, College, America, Nike, History, Rome, Architecture, Athens, Parthenon, Nashville, Las Vegas, Venice, Memphis

Nike's new CEO shuffles execs with new CFO, COO

Nike Inc.'s new chief executive, John Donahoe, is shuffling the sportswear giant's leadership ranks, a shakeup that will result in the departure of two longtime executives.
Tags: Finance, Nike, Article, Nike Inc, FBN, John Donahoe, Fbn/markets, Dow Jones Newswires, Fox-business/industries/retail, Fox-business/organization/nike, C80620ac-0eab-5945-86b8-97778adb6c2c

Nike Announces 3 Internal Senior Leadership Changes

Today, Nike announced a series of new internal leadership appointments, naming Heidi O'Neill as president of consumer and marketplace, Andy Campion as COO and Matthew Friend as CFO. These changes to Nike's executive leadership are happening under the multinational athletic accessories and apparel retailer's new president and CEO, John Donahoe, who recently stepped into the...
Tags: General, Advertising, Nike, John Donahoe, Matthew Friend, Andy Campion, Leadership & Talent, Heidi O Neill

Clippers’ JaMychal Green takes pride in providing a spark off bench

PLAYA VISTA — Kawhi Leonard and Paul George clicked the heels of their New Balance and Nike sneakers, no-place-like-homed their way back to Southern California and – poof! – turned the Clippers into title contenders. The superstars wished to be near family and friends, to be able to inspire and give back in the Moreno Valley and Palmdale communities where they grew up, to deliver with backpacks and basketball courts and just by being around – and to try to lead the Clippers to their first NBA ti...
Tags: France, Sports, Memphis Grizzlies, Alabama, Nike, Sport, Green, Soccer, Nba, Anthony Davis, Kobe Bryant, Memphis, Montgomery, Southern California, Ruth, Moreno Valley

Nike Release Premier League “Tunnel Vision” Merlin Ball

As the Premier League transitions to the final stages of the 2019-20 season, Nike will debut its latest match ball: the Premier League “Tunnel Vision” Merlin. Incorporating Nike Aerowtrac technology, the ball is engineered to provide an accurate and stable flight by helping ensure a steady flow of air across the ball no matter what speed it is moving at. The “Tunnel Vision” design highlights the balance of clarity and disorder with bright orange circles amid a flurry of graphics. This underscor...
Tags: Nike, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Soccer Ball, Nike Merlin, Nike Release Premier League, Merlin Ball, Premier League Tunnel Vision Merlin

The stars align for AR to go mainstream

“I do think that a significant portion of the population of developed countries, and eventually all countries, will have AR experiences every day, almost like eating three meals a day. It will become that much a part of you.” —Tim Cook, Apple CEO One of the top reasons startups fail is timing. No matter how brilliant the team, idea and technology are, get the timing wrong and the chances of success are slim. With Augmented and Virtual Reality, it feels like the right timing is always two ye...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft, Trends, Nike, Tim Cook, Google Glass, HoloLens, Benedict Evans, Niantic, Luxotica, Disney Amazon, Remagine Ventures, State of Technology

Morning Docket: 02.17.20

* In case you have been living under a rock since Friday, Michael Avenatti has been found guilty on all charges related to his extortion of Nike. [Washington Post] * A California man has plead guilty to a string of crimes for posing as an attorney and stealing from purported clients. [ ] * A black college swimmer has filed a false arrest lawsuit alleging that he was wrongfully detained at gunpoint during an incident that took place in front of his team. [New York Times] * The New York Attor...
Tags: New York Post, New York, Law, California, Washington Post, Nike, Sprint, New York Times, Black, Seattle Times, Morning Docket, New York Attorney General, Michael Avenatti, Coronavirus

Before the doors opened: The 2020 One Motorcycle Show

The grassroots custom moto show is big business now. The big events pull in hundreds of display bikes and thousands of punters, whether it’s Wheels & Waves in France, the Bike Shed in London, or the Handbuilt and One Moto shows in the US. The stats from last weekend’s One Moto Show in Portland are impressive: over 200 bikes on display, ten thousand beers sold, five bands performing and around 80 vendors selling everything from hard parts to soft leather jackets. The show is run by Thor Dr...
Tags: London, Abc, France, US, Nike, Nasa, Motorcycles, Portland, Louisiana, Honda, Verona, Harley, Yamaha, KTM, Eccles, Benelli

Jemma Reekie: British athlete dismisses link between her Nike shoes and recent record-breaking form

Britain's Jemma Reekie dismisses speculation her recent improvement is linked to her Nike prototype shoes.
Tags: Nike, Sport, Britain, Jemma Reekie

Reekie dismisses link between Nike prototype shoes and improved form

Britain's Jemma Reekie dismisses speculation her recent improvement is linked to her Nike prototype shoes.
Tags: News, Nike, Britain, Jemma Reekie, Reekie

Jury finds Avenatti guilty in $20 million Nike extortion attempt

A jury has found celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti guilty of two counts of extortion and one of honest services fraud related to his hold-up of apparel company Nike [earlier here, see also] “And it’s worth more in exposure to me to just blow the lid on this thing. A few million dollars doesn’t move the needle for me. I’m just being really frank with you … I’ll go take $10 billion off your client’s market cap. But I’m not f—ing around.” Avenatti demanded more than $20 million from Nike while keep...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Nike, New York Daily News, Stephen Rex Brown, Michael Avenatti, Avenatti, Legal Extortion, Franklin Mark Geragos


Splendour in the Grass is thrilled to welcome Berlin-based Australian artist, animator and award-winning music-video director Lucy Dyson as the festivals 2020 Artist in Residence. Lucy’s residency with Splendour will include creation of the festival’s 2020 artwork, poster and official lineup announce video and you’ll also be able to see some of her work onsite at the event. Lucy’s “beautifully detailed, unique and off-beat” (Gotye) collages have been commissioned for album covers and exhib...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Beyonce, News, Berlin, Nike, Culture, Paris, Sydney, Lucy, Festivals & Events, Bey, Paul Smith, Byron Bay, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Gotye

"Donald Trump is terrified of Michael Avenatti..."

As the news comes in today that "Michael Avenatti guilty on all counts in Nike extortion case," there's a lot tweeting of this montage from the days when the media inflated Avenatti into a Trump destroying folk hero:Media + Michael Avenatti = ❤️#ValentinesDay #Avenatti #basta— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) February 14, 2020 [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Nike, Donald Trump, Trump, Ann Althouse, Trump derangement syndrome, Trump and the press, Michael Avenatti, Avenatti

Michael Avenatti found guilty on all counts in Nike extortion trial

A jury in federal court in New York reached a verdict Friday in the trial of Michael Avenatti.
Tags: New York, News, Nike, Stories, Michael Avenatti

Rite Aid Shoppers – Save Up To $16 on Nike or Macy’s Gift Cards!

Through 2/15, Rite Aid is offering $8 wellness+BonusCash when you Spend $50 on Nike or Macy’s Gift Cards. The limit on this offer is 2! Here are your deals at Rite Aid: More Rite Aid Deals You’ll Love: Read more about Rite Aid Shoppers – Save Up To $16 on Nike or Macy’s Gift Cards!
Tags: Deals, Nike, Rite Aid, Top Deals, Macy 's Gift Cards

This Nike Air Jordans Inspired limited-edition Xbox wins the NBA All-Star weekend!

The two giant worlds of tech and sports are colliding or rather collaborating, and I can already hear the NBA fans, sneakerheads and gamers fist-bumping in unison! Microsoft and Nike have teamed up to make a limited-edition custom Xbox One that is rightfully going to paint the town red this Valentine’s day. Here’s the catch – only one lucky Twitter user can win this exclusive console and all you have to do is retweet THIS tweet from Xbox. And if you are looking for Nike’s latest pair of Jordans,...
Tags: Games, Design, Technology, Microsoft, Lifestyle, Nike, Chicago, Xbox, Nba, Jordan, Chicago Bulls, Giveaway, Valentine, Valentines Day, NBA All Star, Air Jordan

Michael Avenatti Is Convicted in Nike Extortion Trial

The lawyer, who represented Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against President Trump, was found guilty of charges including attempted extortion and honest services fraud.
Tags: News, Nike, Michael, Trump, Stormy Daniels, Nike Inc, Extortion and Blackmail, Michael Avenatti, Avenatti

Michael Avenatti is Convicted of Trying to Extort Nike

The cable news fixture threatened to use his media access to hurt Nike’s reputation and stock price unless the company paid him up to $25 million.
Tags: News, Nike, Michael Avenatti, Extort Nike

Newport Beach lawyer Michael Avenatti is convicted of trying to extort Nike

By LARRY NEUMEISTER NEW YORK  — Michael Avenatti, the combative lawyer who gained fame by representing a porn star in lawsuits involving President Donald Trump, was convicted Friday of trying to extort sportswear giant Nike. The verdict was returned Friday by a federal jury in Manhattan following a three-week trial in which prosecutors said Avenatti threatened to use his media access to hurt Nike’s reputation and stock price unless the company paid him up to $25 million. The convictions for atte...
Tags: Business, New York, News, Uncategorized, California News, Los Angeles, Nike, Sport, Soccer, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Trump, Stormy Daniels, Beaverton Oregon, Franklin, Daniels

Michael Avenatti has been found guilty on all counts in Nike extortion trial

Michael Avenatti is guilty on all three counts he was facing, according to a decision by a jury in federal court in New York on Friday.
Tags: New York, Nike, Cnn, Michael Avenatti

Michael Avenatti Convicted of Trying to Extort Nike

(NEW YORK) — Michael Avenatti, a lawyer who gained fame by representing a porn star in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was convicted Friday of trying to extort sportswear giant Nike. The verdict was returned Friday by a Manhattan federal jury after it deliberated charges of attempted extortion and honest services fraud in what prosecutors say was an attempt by Avenatti to extort up to $25 million from Nike with threats to otherwise harm it. The charges carry a combined potential pe...
Tags: New York, News, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Nike, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Trump, Stormy Daniels, Beaverton Oregon, Franklin, Daniels, Onetime, Michael Avenatti, Gary Franklin, Avenatti

Retailers now know more about us than ever before thanks to AI, but experts insist it 'can improve lives'

Artificial intelligence is becoming more advanced than ever, and retail experts say it will become increasingly essential in making stores more efficient and convenient for shoppers.  The artificial intelligence market in retail is expected to surpass $8 billion by 2024, according to the business management company Global Market Insights. "The speed at which AI can work through issues and create solutions — and just the sheer volume of data that it can collect, but more importantly, analyze in...
Tags: Trends, Nike, New York Times, American Apparel, Times, Gucci, Sephora, Macy, Lowe, Electronic Privacy Information Center, Grayson, Alon, Remesh, Global Market Insights, Chelsea Grayson, Christine Bannan

Matt Kuchar putts his way to 3-shot Genesis Invitational lead

Tiger Woods walks off the eighth green next to a flag commemorating Kobe Bryant during the Genesis Invitational pro-am golf event at Riviera Country Club, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang) Brooks Koepka’s bag is seen with headcovers honoring Kobe Bryant on the practice range during the first round of the Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles....
Tags: Australia, Singapore, Sports, Los Angeles, Nike, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Middle East, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Northern Ireland, Brooks Koepka, Kobe Bryant, Riviera, Lakers

Microsoft and Nike team up to create Jordan-inspired Xbox One

One winner will get the new custom Xbox One and a pair of controllers, all branded with the Jumpman logo.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Xbox One, Trends, Nike, Jordan

A buzzy digital agency that handles Apple and Nike just snapped up a data firm and says it has a plan to go up against consultancies like Accenture

Design firm Work & Co, which counts Apple and Nike as clients, just snapped up data analytics agency Acknowledge as they try to compete with bigger agencies and consulting firms like R/GA and Accenture. The companies say they can offer more specialized services than the bigger players. Competition for digital ad budgets is heating up as consultancies buy specialty firms, though. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Celebrated design and tech company Work & Co just acquired data and analytics...
Tags: Apple, US, Trends, Nike, Brazil, Harry, Accenture, US Europe, Silvio, Evers, Virgin Americas, R GA, Work Co, Mohan Ramaswamy, Acknowledge, Tendigi

What it's like to work at Wieden and Kennedy, the offbeat ad agency behind some of the most iconic ads of the past decade

Wieden and Kennedy, the agency behind Nike and McDonald's ads, has made some of the most iconic ads of the past decade and is also known for having a quirky work culture. It's not big on titles, likes to hire industry outsiders, and has a nontraditional organizational approach.  Insiders shared what it's like to work at the agency and the thinking behind its unconventional style. Click here for more BI Prime stories. For people in advertising, Wieden and Kennedy, the agency behind award-winni...
Tags: New York, China, NFL, Trends, Nike, Shanghai, Portland Oregon, Adweek, Kennedy, Uniqlo, Delta Air Lines, McDonald, Bloomingdale, Myers, Lieberman, John Jay

What It’s Like to Run the Walt Disney World Marathon

I ran the Walt Disney World Marathon on Sunday, January 12, 2020. Before delving into the magic of the runDisney weekend and event, the five-park course (Epcot, Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and one of the water parks), the Disney characters and exhibits set up for picture-taking every few miles, classic Disney clips and tunes played on screens and speakers throughout the course, and exclusive memorabilia, many readers may be wondering why anyone not named Pheidippides, car...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Disney, America, San Francisco, Nike, Features, House, Theme Parks, Resistance, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Epcot, Steve, Orlando, Mickey Mouse

Jury begins deliberating in Michael Avenatti's Nike extortion trial

Deliberations in Michael Avenatti's federal extortion trial began late Wednesday morning after more than an hour of jury instructions.
Tags: Nike, Cnn, Michael Avenatti