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Source: Nike Changes Course, Agrees To Sell Some Products Directly Through Amazon

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 22 / 17

Nike has "agreed to sell some of its products directly" through Amazon, a "concession by the sneaker giant that it can no longer afford to ignore the online retailing behemoth," according to a source cited by Germano & Stevens of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. While Nike sells its shoes and sport...

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