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Nike Announces U.S. Manufacturing Initiative Ahead Of Obama's Planned Visit To HQ

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 08 / 15

President Obama's decision to "make his stand in the current fight for trade negotiating power" on Friday at Nike's Oregon HQ "came as a shock to labor activists, and a surprise even to some in his own administration," according to Baker & Hirschfield Davis of the N.Y. TIMES. While Nike was "onc...

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