Financing the Enterprise: Nike

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Introduction:
Financing and accounting is a major part of any business without proper financing it will kill your business having good accounting, is crucial to all businesses. Nike has financed their ideas from the beginning with almost nothing. Oregon natives Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman took an idea and five hundred dollars and an idea became the biggest shoemaker ever. They have athletic footwear, apparel, and accessories for a variety of sports and fitness activities. Nikes subsidiaries are Converse, which designs, markets, distributes athletic lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories also Hurley International LLC, which designs, markets, and distribute surf and youth lifestyle footwear, and apparel. The accounting used then were just them two and this idea today they bring in enough cash flow to finance all of their ideas and internally they have their own accounting department that controls and takes care of their financials.
Nikes Financial Position:
There is only one way to describe Nikes financial position, that is strong and grew from a five hundred dollar idea to a billion dollar industry. Nike is known everywhere and its products are distributed worldwide, its geographies include North America, Western Europe, and Japan, NIKE expects to generate average annual growth at a high single digit rate for the four-year period from fiscal 2014. The Company expects North America and Western Europe to reach over $14 billion and $6 billion, respectively, by fiscal year 2017. In its developing geographies in Greater China, Central & Eastern Europe, and Emerging Markets, the Company stated it expects to grow at a low double-digit average annual growth rate. For the Company’s Emerging Markets geography, it expects to grow at ...

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... other opportunities in this area. NIKE Golf – play a significant role in Nikes future growth plans. As of Q1 FY14, Converse is reported as separate segment while Hurley and Nike Golf are included in the overall financial results for the NIKE Brand (Nike 2013)
Conclusion:
Nike is a major power structure in the global economy, a financial land marketing powerhouse. On every level, they practice diversity, they are socially responsible, and Nike gives back to those who are less fortunate. Nike seems to keep improving on every level of business there innovative and never seem to stop looking for new ideas to keep the consumer excited waiting to see what next. Financially Nike has come from nothing five hundred dollars and an idea. This is what America is made of entrepreneurial-minded individual, which believes in an idea and make it come true with just a few dollars.

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