How Does Nike Make Their Shoes?


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By: Shaun Nguyen, Journalist

Nike is one of the biggest shoes company in the world but lets move on and see how they make their shoes. Most of their shoes are made in different country like China and Vietnam. It is made in a factory were a lot of people work at. They have very important jobs to make sure the shoes go to plan. The original name of Nike was Blue Ribbon Sports.

Founded in 1964 by Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman, Nike emerged as a small business until the 1980s, they started shipping over seas.

Some of the steps in making a shoe is preparing, stitching and assembling. People also have machines that do the work for them so it makes it easier for them to do the work. The biggest Nike store in the world is located in London. Dubbed “Niketown”, it is 42,000 square feet and was built in 2010.