Tag Archives: nike

Ambitious AKQA expands into Japan

AKQA is opening its 11th office, in Tokyo, hard on the heels of its tenth, in key client Nike’s home base of Portland. AKQA has opened four new offices so far this year. The digital agency, which was bought by ...

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AKQA heads for Portland, home of Nike and W+K

You can imagine the conversation can’t you – Ajaz Ahmed of AKQA (left) and Sir Martin Sorrell (not for the first time). “Look Ajaz, come in with us and we’ll back AKQA to be the biggest and best digital network ...

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Adidas and 180LA tread Nike’s turf for new D Rose 3

Derrick Rose is the D in Adidas’s new basketball-inpired shoe D Rose 3 but unfortunately the star point guard for the Chicago Bulls was struck down by a serious knee injury at the age of 23 (he’s recovering it seems). ...

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Nike scores with puppet master Andres Iniesta

Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta is a remarkably cultivated footballer, neat little passes, a deadly eye for goal and none of that getting your retaliation in first stuff beloved of other (mostly bigger) midfielders. So Wieden+Kennedy London’s new film portraying him as ...

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Are Nike really a force for the good?

Are Nike the world’s most sociopathic marketer? No, this is not another polemic on sweated labour in underdeveloped economies. The charge-sheet for that would be almost endless, and Nike are in no way a distinctive offender, just a prominent one. ...

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