Examines the career paths, business achievements, leadership styles, business strategies and industry impact of Fortune 500 and Global 500 corporate leaders, as well as entrepreneurs and other notable businesspeople through in-depth biographical narratives. For business and trade audiences.The first model of shoe, the Cortez, debuted at the 1972 Olympic trials, and in that first year Nike had revenues of more than $3 million. ... By 1980 Nike had captured one-half of the athletic shoe market and carried out its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange. ... WEATHERING CRITICISM As Nikea#39;s market share grew throughout the 1980s and 1990s, so did public criticism of the companya#39;s ... exceeded its U.S. revenues for the first time in the companya#39;s history. See alsoanbsp;...
|Title||:||International directory of business biographies|
|Author||:||Vanessa Torrado-Caputo, Margaret Mazurkiewicz, Schlager Group|
|Publisher||:||Saint James Press - 2005|