Since launch of Colin Kaepernick campaign Nike has sold 61% more merchandise.

By | 2018-09-20T08:26:46+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |6 Comments

Courtesy of Reuters

Nike Inc (NKE.N) has sold out 61 percent more merchandise since the controversial ad campaign featuring former NFL player Colin Kaepernick appeared earlier this month, according to data on the company’s online sales from Thomson Reuters Proprietary Research.

Kaepernick, who sparked a national controversy by kneeling during the national anthem, first tweeted the ad on the Labor Day weekend, which immediately sparked demands for a boycott of the company’s products.

President Donald Trump also tweeted, without providing evidence, that “Nike is getting absolutely killed with anger and boycotts”.

But the research by Thomson Reuters, conducted in collaboration with StyleSage Co, showed here the world’s largest sportswear maker sold out far more items between Sept. 3 and Sept. 13 than in the 10-day period before the ad came out.

Nike discounted fewer products in the 10-day period after the ad and saw its Colin Kaepernick women’s jersey sell out on Sept. 17, the research also showed.

Look, those poor redneck dipshits burned their sneakers for no good reason. 


Well, I got to laugh about it, so I guess there was some good reason. 

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6 Comments

  1. $BM-JB$ September 21, 2018 at 7:37 am

    Read this to long to post here TRUTH tell posted by Jim Wright>

    https://www.facebook.com/Stonekettle/posts/1870574652977929

    OIL!
    FUCKUdickcheney

  2. #MOH my ass September 21, 2018 at 9:27 am

    Consume. Buy. More.

    hmmm.why is the planet heating up? Why is there violence and aggression and desire? I wonder.

    Man, nature, and God are all words for the same thing.

  3. ANON September 21, 2018 at 10:07 am

    https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06769-4?utm_source=briefing-wk&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=briefing&utm_content=20180921

    OT/ “Galileo’s letter to Castelli is one of the first secular manifestos about the freedom of science “In the letter’s seven pages, Galileo writes to his friend Benedetto Castelli, a mathematician at the University of Pisa, on Dec. 21, 1613, arguing that science should be free from the constraints of theology. He signs the letter “G.G.”
    Beneath its scratchings-out and amendments, the signed copy discovered by Ricciardo shows Galileo’s original wording — and it is the same as in the Lorini copy. The changes are telling. In one case, Galileo referred to certain propositions in the Bible as “false if one goes by the literal meaning of the words”. He crossed through the word “false”, and replaced it with “look different from the truth”. In another section, he changed his reference to the Scriptures “concealing” its most basic dogmas, to the weaker “veiling”.”

  4. 14/88 September 21, 2018 at 10:56 am
  5. anonymous September 21, 2018 at 11:34 am

    OT
    15. “I’m not thrilled, but after the election, they’re all telling me were getting our wall the way we want it, so let’s see what happens. Let’s see what happens. Let’s see if they produce.”

    18. “Today’s Democrat Party is held hostage by left-wing haters, angry mobs, socialist fanatics, ‘deep-state’ bureaucrats, and their fake news allies.”

    26. “And we won big, 306-223. Remember? There is no way, right? There is no way that Donald Trump gets to 270. No, we got to 306.”
    The 2016 presidential election ended 682 days ago.

    27. “Hispanic, any Hispanic here? I think so.”
    “Look at my African American over here.” — Donald Trump

    28. “Any Asians? Asian? Asian? Any Asian?”

    https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/border-issues/2018/08/21/report-reveals-deficiencies-trump-border-wall-prototypes-san-diego/992770002/

    ba$ura^

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