Nike Apologizes For Carolina Mix-Up

Jul 18, 2013
Originally published on July 18, 2013 5:45 am
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OK. Let's stick with the sports theme. Nike put out a new T-shirt for fans of North Carolina's pro football team, the Carolina Panthers.


But there was a bit of a problem, which brings us to our last word in business: A map mishap.

MONTAGNE: The shirt design featured the Panthers logo with the letters NC - all framed by the outline of the other Carolina, South Carolina.

GREENE: Nike has apologized for this error and pulled the remaining shirts.

MONTAGNE: So, aspiring graphic designers might want to consider adding geography to their coursework.

That's the business news on MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.

GREENE: And I'm David Greene. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.