Nike's online sales jumped 31% following Kaepernick announcement
08 September, 2018, 10:22 | Author: Austin Daniel
Former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick appears as a face of Nike Inc advertisement marking the 30th anniversary of its "Just Do It" slogan in this image released by Nike in Beaverton, Oregon, U.S., September 4, 2018. The news, which was announced on September 3, led to an initial dip in Nike stock, but MarketWatch reports that the brand has rebounded with a 31% growth in online sales from September 2-4.
After Beto O'Rourke, the US representative challenging Cruz, drew national attention for his defense of NFL players right to demonstrate, Cruz and the Texas Republican party pounced, blasting O'Rourke for being out of step with Texas and tying him, remarkably, to former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who tweeted in support of Kaepernick earlier this week.
The sports apparel giant has unveiled its first TV ad in the campaign, narrated by Kaepernick and scheduled to air during major sporting events. "Because what nonbelievers fail to understand is that calling a dream insane is not an insult; it's a compliment".
"Student athletes will no longer wear the brand in response to the company's new ad campaign", the private, Christian college said in a statement Wednesday.
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"I'm really encouraged by it, " Stills said Thursday. "That shows you just have no respect for the anthem or the flag". "Having a huge company back him. could be a controversial reason for this company, but they're not afraid". He has also called Kaepernick a "son of a bitch". The social-media echo chamber of fury and snarky Nike memes.
Stills began kneeling during the anthem in 2016 and has been vocal discussing racial inequality and other issues.
Several Eagles players have staged demonstrations during the anthem over the past two seasons, and after some members of the team said they would skip the traditional champions' visit to the White House, Trump made a point of disinviting the entire organization in June. And a store in Colorado has said it will be removing all Nike merchandise following the move. But they're going to have to convince us that they're not proactively attacking law enforcement officers and our military.
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