The new track and field uniforms for this year’s Olympic games were recently unveiled by Nike.
The big selling point? After wind tunnel testing and more, they are expected to shave up to 0.023 seconds off 100-meter sprint times compared to the suits in Beijing.
Is all that investment really worth getting a hair faster? And what’s in it for Nike?
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.