Inside the booming collectible market for sneakers

Dec 15, 2016
It's a red hot market, with investors and collectors alike.

Limited edition sneakers are popular but they also have a troubled past. A close up of artist Gary Simmons's 1193 piece Lineup at the Whitney Museum of art where sneakers, dazzlingly presented in metallic gold, are placed against a police line up chart. 

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Nike's future concerns analysts

Sep 27, 2016
The shoe company may need to pivot away from basketball wear.
One analyst says that Nike's problem is its focus on basketball shoes.
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Nike to drop golf equipment business

Aug 3, 2016
The sporting goods brand said it will still sell footwear and apparel but clubs and bags are out.
Michelle Wie watches her tee shot on the 18th hole during the second round of the Marathon Classic in 2014 in Sylvania, Ohio. She is just one of the pro golfers who have a clothing line with Nike.
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Nike serves up a big fashion don't at Wimbledon

Jun 29, 2016
Female players paid to wear Nike weren't exactly game for its babydoll dresses.
Annika Beck of Great Britain plays a forehand during the Ladies Singles second round match against Heather Watson of Great Britain on June 29, 2016 in London, England. Beck is wearing the Nike tennis dress in question. 
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Phil Knight on how he got the iconic Nike swoosh for $35

Apr 26, 2016
Nike co-founder Phil Knight talks with Kai Ryssdal about his new memoir “Shoe Dog”
Phil Knight, co-founder and chairman of Nike 
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Glasses that could improve your eyesight and your health

Apr 12, 2016
The insurer VSP Global invests in smart eyewear.
Project Genesis frames, left, along with a pair of Nike running glasses, both from VSP Global.
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Hello, Chicken and Waffles Nikes

Mar 25, 2016
The syrup aesthetic

For public good, not for profit.

Can Steph Curry help Under Armour score against Nike?

Mar 22, 2016
Under Armour has seen a huge increase in basketball shoe sales.
Stephen Curry celebrates in a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers last year. 
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Nike and LeBron make a lifelong commitment

Dec 7, 2015
LeBron keeps making buckets — of cash.