Essays Tagged: "Blue ribbon"

Describes marketing scheme of Nike and Michael Jordan

name and logo tandems ever.Nike, which is the Greek Goddess of Victory, was born in 1972 when BRS, Blue Ribbon Sports, launched its first branded shoe at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials. A fo ... Olympic track and field trials. A former University of Oregon track team member Phil Knight created Blue Ribbon Sports. At Oregon, Knight was coached by the legendary Bill Bowerman and then went on to ...

(10 pages) 691 1 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Communications Decency Act

addition to Internet users turning their homepage backgrounds black, there was the adoption of the Blue Ribbon, which was also used to symbolize their disapproval of the CDA. The Blue Ribbons are sim ... val of the CDA. The Blue Ribbons are similar to the Red Ribbons that Aids supports are wearing. The Blue Ribbon spawned the creation of 'The Blue Ribbon Campaign.' The Blue Ribbon's Homepage is the fo ...

(5 pages) 80 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Creative writing about a swim meet(dialogues)

uld have melted waiting in that plastic chair because of the heat beating down on me. I wanted that blue ribbon so bad I would have inhaled water to get it."Time!""Got it!""Finished!""Good job!" shout ... d in 1st place Sophia Campisi!" finished the announcer.I jumped up with my towel in one hand and my blue ribbon in the other! Hugs and congrats given to me by family, friends, team mates, and coaches. ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner by Allan Sillitoe How does Smith face conformity?

ile in the borstal. The borstal governor keeps on top of Smith to keep running and win the "Borstal Blue Ribbon Prize Cup for Long Distance Cross-Country Running (All England)."Throughout the story, S ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

About Nike

become part of American life and is recognized throughout the country. Nike, was first known as the Blue Ribbon Sports, was founded in 1962 by Philip H. Knight, a current owner, Chief Executive Office ... r Company. He introduced himself as the representative of an American sporting goods distributor of Blue Ribbon Sports, interested in selling Tiger shoes to American runners. This was the start of a c ...

(7 pages) 293 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Success of Nike.

an met at the University of Oregon and had the vision to start a shoe company. They first called it Blue Ribbon Sports. At first, they designed the shoe and a Japanese company called Tiger manufacture ... ts. At first, they designed the shoe and a Japanese company called Tiger manufactured them. In 1972 Blue Ribbon and Tiger have a dispute, so Blue Ribbon decides to go on their own, despite the huge ri ...

(8 pages) 533 2 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Nick- case study

7. The frist product was named tiger which is manufactured in japan and then shipped to USA company Blue Ribbon Sport to distribution in 1962, because knight believes his marketing strategy which is h ... is marketing strategy which is high quality and low cost. After $1 million successful sales in 1972 Blue Ribbon Sport was ended and a new design company was developed, NIKE. According to Greek mytholo ...

(5 pages) 196 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Strategic Analysis of the Firm, Nike INC

tionNike Inc. was founded in 1962 by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight as a partnership under the name, Blue Ribbon Sports. Our modest goal then was to distribute low-cost, high-quality Japanese athletic ... tariff rates.FIRM ANALYSISHistory and Background Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight founded Nike Inc. as Blue Ribbon Sports in 1962. The partners began their relationship at the University of Oregon where ...

(24 pages) 416 0 4.4 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Teenage Employmeny

gers work? The virtues of work have been rather uncritically espoused over the years by a number of blue-ribbon commissions which assumed that integrating youngsters into the work force at an earlier ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Epitome of disgusting

he drain. This is all quite horrible, messy and downright disgusting, but the toilet takes home the blue ribbon. The toilet seat is always up and is NEVER flushed whether nature called number 1 or it ...

(2 pages) 373 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Leap Or Not

words at the time, since everyone was wearing a parachute but me. However, I would have gotten the blue ribbon for being the first one to hit the finish line.Showing no visual signs of fear, I was as ...

(3 pages) 364 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Nike Case Study

Originally known as Blue Ribbon Sport, Nike was founded on a $500 investment by University of Oregon track athlete Phili ... nt by University of Oregon track athlete Philip Knight and his coach Bill Bowerman in January 1964. Blue ribbon sport began to sub-contract its own shoe line in 1971 and launched the Nike brand soon a ...

(4 pages) 174 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Culture and Cultural Mistakes in the Foreign Market

he attention of the government that may prompt an investigation. Most companies do not put together blue-ribbon investigative committees to find causes of failures and recommend improvements. In busin ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers