Business

Business

Nike? Don’t think about it, just buy it — Malcolm Berko

Nike, the Greek goddess of victory, was born in January 1964 as Blue Ribbon Sports. BRS initially operated as a distributor for the Japanese shoemaker Onitsuka Tiger. Its parents were University of Oregon track star Phil Knight and his coach, Bill Bowerman. They changed the company's name to Nike Inc. in 1971.

Latest News

Citrix confirms Raleigh layoffs

A Citrix spokesman would not say now many people would lose their jobs. Less than a year ago Citrix announced plans to hire 400 people in Raleigh, making it eligible for a $5.7 million state job development grant.

Videos

More Videos

Chairman of Prescient explains why his company chose downtown Durham for its headquarters 2:04

Chairman of Prescient explains why his company chose downtown Durham for its headquarters

NC Gov. Roy Cooper to new company: 'We know why you came' to North Carolina 1:59

NC Gov. Roy Cooper to new company: 'We know why you came' to North Carolina

Watch the demolition of a 140-year downtown Durham fixture 0:41

Watch the demolition of a 140-year downtown Durham fixture

American Underground unveils its new downtown Durham co-working space 1:41

American Underground unveils its new downtown Durham co-working space

The new superintendent of Durham Public Schools didn’t travel far 2:15

The new superintendent of Durham Public Schools didn’t travel far

Floyd McKissisck Jr. remembers his boyhood paper route during the civil rights era 1:30

Floyd McKissisck Jr. remembers his boyhood paper route during the civil rights era

On anniversary of firebombing, Orange County GOP renews plea for a confession 1:26

On anniversary of firebombing, Orange County GOP renews plea for a confession

Durham police respond to hostage threat hoax 0:30

Durham police respond to hostage threat hoax

Orange, Hillside share powerful moment during a player's scary injury 4:06

Orange, Hillside share powerful moment during a player's scary injury

UNC students express relief in NCAA ruling on academic scandal 1:21

UNC students express relief in NCAA ruling on academic scandal

Fighting for $15 an hour in Durham

Nearly 175 people rallied in Durham on Labor Day for higher wages and union representation for fast-food and other service workers.
Mark Schultz mschultz@newsobserver.com
Fighting for $15 an hour in Durham 0:50

Fighting for $15 an hour in Durham

Chairman of Prescient explains why his company chose downtown Durham for its headquarters 2:04

Chairman of Prescient explains why his company chose downtown Durham for its headquarters

NC Gov. Roy Cooper to new company: 'We know why you came' to North Carolina 1:59

NC Gov. Roy Cooper to new company: 'We know why you came' to North Carolina

Watch the demolition of a 140-year downtown Durham fixture 0:41

Watch the demolition of a 140-year downtown Durham fixture