Websites Are Shunning the Facebook Button Over Privacy

Once almost ubiquitous across the internet, websites are increasingly shunning the Facebook button over privacy concerns.

DTC Brands Doing Incredible Numbers on Shopify, Says COO

Direct to consumer brands are doing incredible numbers on Shopify, says Shopify COO Harley Finkelstein. He says that Kylie Jenner has generated almost a billion dollars in sales on the platform and many other influencers such as Kanye West, Drake, and most recently Tom Brady and also doing very well.

Seth Godin on The Difference Between a Logo and a Brand

Enterprise marketing legend Seth Godin Godin says that the value of a brand is measured by how much extra you will pay above the substitute. He says that if Nike opened a hotel everybody would know what it would be like because they have a distinct brand.

Nike Makes the Integration of Digital and Physical Retail a Reality

Nike has created an amazing store in New York City that truly integrates the digital experience with physical retail. The worlds of physical and digital are not really separated for consumers the way we may have thought says Heidi O’Neil, the President Nike Direct.

Apple Watch Is the Only Thing Apple Wants You Wearing on Your Wrist

Apple is clearing the way for the Apple Watch. According to Re/code, Apple stores across the country have begun to pull items from their shelves that could possibly compete with the Apple Watch, which is set to launch next month.…

Michael J Fox: Nike Set to Sell Back to the Future Power Shoelaces This Year

Michael J. Fox, we’re counting on you. It’s 2015. This is the year it was all supposed to happen. We were supposed to have hoverboards. Not concept hoverboards; mass-produced, affordable, the real deal. Marty McFly went forward in time to…

YouTube Names The Top Ads Of 2014

It’s that time of year. Everybody’s putting out their best of 2014 lists. This time it’s YouTube with the top ads of the year. These are ads that debuted on YouTube. They evaluated them based on things like watch time,…

Adrian Peterson Loses Nike Sponsorship Following Plea

Nike has ditched Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. “Adrian Peterson is no longer a Nike athlete,” said a Nike spokesperson in a very brief statement. Peterson’s Nike deal was already suspended, following the star’s indictment. In September, a grand…

Drawing Dicks with the Nike+ App Is the Only Way to Make Running Fun

The Nike+ running app tracks pace, distance, time, calories burned, and allows you to upload all that data online for everyone to see. It’s also the perfect tool for making running, an inherently boring and awful practice, moderately enjoyable. Because…

Kanye West Booed in London Concert Rant

When you manage to get the fans who paid to come see you to start booing you, then you have really accomplished something. Kanye West walked into a hall full of fans who had come to see Drake, but ended…

Soccer Cleats: Nike Unveils Mercurial Superfly Shoe Ahead Of World Cup

Soccer cleats are easily the most intimidating footwear in sports. Not only do the spikes on the bottom remind me never to get drop kicked by a professional footballer, but the overall design is slick to a dangerous degree. Nike…

Jordan XX9 Shoes Designed as “Best Performance Basketball Shoe Ever”

After two years and twenty people, the new Jordan XX9 shoes have been revealed. Although you can look at pictures of the shoe and hear about the design online, Nike will not release it until September, right at the start…

Oscar Pistorius’ Mansion to be Auctioned Off

Paralympian “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius, accused of the premeditated murder of of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has put his Pretoria, South Africa mansion up for sale to help pay for his mounting legal fees. The house would nominally sell for up…

Michael Jordan Earns $90M, Highest-Grossing Retired Athlete

Michael Jordan hasn’t been on the court in over ten years, but that doesn’t mean the former athlete has stopped making money. According to Forbes, the famous Chicago Bulls player made $90 million last year, making him the highest paid…

Gabriele Grunewald Reinstated as 3000m Champion

Gabriele Grunewald has been reinstated to represent Team USA at the upcoming track and field world championships in Poland. She’d been disqualified late Sunday after a competitor, Jordan Hasay, filed a protest alleging that Grunewald made more than incidental contact…

Marty McFly’s Power-Lacing Shoes Soon To Be Reality

If you have seen Back To The Future II, I am sure you are aware that by now, flying cars are not standard, hoverboards have not replaced skateboards, and we do not yet have a “Scenery Channel”; however, there is…

Marty McFly’s Power Laces Scheduled for a 2015 Release

A factor that unites many Back to the Future fans is their desire to own some of the futuristic gadgets from the second movie. How many times have you heard people discuss how cool it would be to ride a…

Nike Air Yeezy 2 “Red October” Prices Soar On eBay After Selling Out In Minutes

Nike Air Yeezy 2’s are officially here! Or at least they were for a brief moment. It appears “Red October” has come in February this year, with the impromptu release of Kanye West‘s Nike Air Yeezy 2’s. The highly anticipated…

Nike Air Yeezy 2 Sells Out In 11 Minutes Thanks To Twitter

Nike announced a surprise shoe launch on Sunday via Twitter, and lucky followers were able to jump to their official site to snatch up the latest in footwear from Kanye West. So many followers, in fact, that the shoe sold…

Air Jordan Brawls: Fights Breakout Across The U.S.

From the East coast to the West coast, fights ensued at various store locations throughout the U.S. over the new Air Jordan 11 Gamma Blue sneakers, as crowds wrestled and punched each other in corner-bending lines. One of the brawls…