October 23, 2012

Nike Announces Plans to Expand the Northridge Distribution Footprint in Memphis

The expansion will create a centralized, multi-product engine for wholesale and retail distribution, supporting Nike’s long-term business growth in North America.

Nike today announced plans to expand its Northridge distribution footprint in Memphis, TN.

The expansion will create a centralized, multi-product engine for wholesale and retail distribution, supporting Nike’s long-term business growth in North America.

“We continue to invest in the potential of our business to generate long-term sustainable, profitable growth as we stay laser focus on creating the best product, building close connections with consumers and bringing excitement to the marketplace with compelling retail experiences ” said Elliott Hill, Vice President and General Manager of Nike North America. “The Northridge investment is a commitment that will help enable Nike’s future growth and bring new opportunities into Memphis.”

The multi-product engine allows Nike to invest in systems capabilities for future capacity and build a more responsive supply chain that will enable future growth. The new facility is expected to come online in 2014.