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NIKE, Inc. is engaged in the design, development, marketing and selling of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories and services. The Company's operating segments include North America, Western Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, Greater China, Japan and Emerging Markets. Its portfolio brands include the NIKE Brand, Jordan Brand, Hurley and Converse. As of May 31, 2016, the Company focused its NIKE brand product offerings in nine categories: Running, NIKE Basketball, the Jordan Brand, Football (Soccer), Men's Training, Women's Training, Action Sports, Sportswear (its sports-inspired lifestyle products) and Golf. Men's Training includes its baseball and American football product offerings. It also markets products designed for kids, as well as for other athletic and recreational uses, such as cricket, lacrosse, tennis, volleyball, wrestling, walking and outdoor activities. The Company sells a range of performance equipment and accessories under the NIKE Brand name.


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Alibaba sees growth of its business-to-business platform accelerate amid COVID-19

4:33 pm ET May 20, 2020 (MarketWatch)

By Emily Bary

Transactions on involving U.S. businesses grew more than 100% in April from a year earlier

The COVID-19 crisis is prompting more businesses to buy and source products online as the pandemic casts a cloud over the traditional trade-show landscape, according to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

The company (9988.HK) has been seeing heightened usage and adoption of its commercial platform, which allows businesses to connect with suppliers and buyers in an online marketplace setting. The number of transactions on the platform involving U.S. businesses grew more than 100% from a year earlier in April as the number of active buyers in the U.S. jumped 76%, Alibaba said Wednesday.

These growth trends mark an acceleration from pre-pandemic levels, according to John Caplan,'s president for North America and Europe.

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"The big thing about COVID-19 is, everyone is home, working from home, and on the computer, so being digital is the only way to operate," he told MarketWatch. "You can't go on physical sales calls or get on a plane and go to a trade show." has seen demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) on the platform grow seven times from January to April, with a more dramatic boost from March to April. Demand for products in the health and medical category grew between two and three times from January to April.

The company also saw wholesale demand climb for some "possibly less obvious" categories from February to March, including yoga wear, up 120%, casual shoes and educational toys, both up 49%, and outdoor furniture, up 37%. The U.S. is growing faster than the rest of the world on the platform, Caplan said.

"People talk about small businesses as being on Main Street, but it's also true for wholesalers that are two miles away from Main Street and employing 25 people," he said. "What we're seeing is small businesses using the platform to source and also to sell to businesses around the world."

Alibaba began allowing U.S. companies to sell through last summer ( after previously using the platform mainly as a way to connect Chinese suppliers with buyers across the world. The company cites U.S. government statistics that say the global business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce market could be six times larger than the worldwide business-to-consumer market, at $23.9 trillion.

The company is due to report March-quarter earnings Friday morning ( Alibaba shares have fallen 1.5% over the past three months, as the KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF (KWEB) has added 0.8% and as the S&P 500 has lost 12%.

-Emily Bary; 415-439-6400;

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May 20, 2020 16:33 ET (20:33 GMT)

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