How Did Nike Get Its Name?

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Nike, Inc was first known as Blue Ribbon Sports when it opened in 1964. It wasn't until 1978 that Nike actually changed its name to Nike, Inc. Nike got its name from the Greek mythology goddess of victory also known as Nike.
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