What did Phil knight do for a living before started nike?
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In the beginning where did Phil knight sell his shoes?
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In the beginning, where did Phil Knight sell his shoes?
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Who was Phil Knight's Co-founder?
Bill Bowerman was Phil Knight's coach at the University of Oregon. Phil Knight started importing Tiger running shoes from Japan and send some to Bowerman to see if he would buy them. Bowerman had already been experimenting with shoes, drinks and anything that would help his runners, and offered to become partners with Phil Knight. They put in $500 each and started Blue Ribbon Sports and their first order was for 300 pairs of running shoes in January 1964.
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What kind of jobs did Phil knight have growing up?
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How did Nike start?
Nike started with Phil knight and bill bowerman, they met at the University of Oregon. Knight was a track athlete, and bowerman was his coach. Bowerman wanted to make a great running shoe, and Knight was a good marketer. knight sold shoes out of his car to start, and soon the nike reveloution hit the bigtime.