Ford Motor Company and Nike Shoes Essay

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]on sold the John Stith Pembertonfirst glass of his newly concocted drink in Atlanta's Jacobs Pharmacy in 1886, he was entering an already established but localized market for soda fountain tonics that promised health benefits of one kind or another along with refreshment." NIke "NKE" a very known an popular brand. "It began in 1964 with a casual agreement and a handshake between University of Oregon track coach Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight, a middle-distance runner. The pair formed Blue Ribbon Sports and began importing Japanese brand Onitsuka Tiger running shoes, known today as ASICs, for sale in the U.S." I have Nike shoes and they are a very popular brand and when i was about 6 years old i was wearing nike shoes, nike shoes are very stylish and great for athlets it was one of my favorite sneakers growing up and still is nike was probably alot of kids first name brand shoes growing up. As a stock investment nike was an alright investment i would rate it a 7 because i felt that it was more popular a few years back. it did drop for me around week my last week a few dollars. it wouldnt be a stock i would really invest my life savings on but it was pretty help ful on saving me a little money. Sprint "S" not really a good stock for me to invest in i thought it would bring me money but it didnt. dont get me wrong it brought me a little change but i wish i invested in something a little better sprint was a mutal stock it stayed pretty much around S7.50-6.20s if i could change my stock investment i wouldnt have choosen sprint if was a cheap stock to invest in but it kept my money steady. Sprint has gotten alot of bad reviewes thats why I feel a stock for them is so cheap. " Each embraced the same bold approach that Sprint's founder Cleyson Brown showed in 1899, when the Brown Telephone Company successfully went toe-to-toe with the Bell monopoly in Abilene, Kansas. By the mid-1970s, the company's aggressive growth strategies had firmly established it as the nation's largest independent local telephone provider." Ford "F" Henry Ford gave up control of the Ford Motor Company to his son Edsel in 1918. That year he tried to become a Michigan senator but lost the election. Instead, he stayed involved with his company." What my uncle always said about my grandfathers Ford is, its not the best car but it gets you were you need to go Ford has been around for so many years and it isnt the most popular car