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Article Date: July 2019
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Arizona Town Confirms Commitment to Nike on Factory

The Goodyear, AZ, city council approved a $2 million package as part of its assistance to the Eager Beavertons for building its new air sole factory there, despite the state pulling its financial aid package after the E.B.s’ pulled a Betsy Ross flag shoe prior to the Fourth of July. That decision was prompted by criticism from Colin Kaepernick, who was the face of a Nike ad earlier this year. Nike still has not confirmed that it will build the plant in Goodyear. It would employ more than 500 persons and add much needed capacity for its air sole, which ... Log in to view full article.


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