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Nike Scraps Air Manufacturing Innovation Investment, Citing Pandemic Woes

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A year after forging ahead with plans to build a Nike Air Manufacturing Innovation facility in Goodyear, Ariz., despite political headwinds, the Oregon sportswear giant has scrapped that investment. “We are experiencing unprecedented times and due to the COVID-19 impact we will no longer be investing in our Goodyear facility,” the company said on Tuesday….

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