Echo Global being acquired by private equity firm Jordan Co.

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In a deal announced Friday morning, the private equity firm Jordan Co., Jordan describes itself as a “middle-market private equity firm” with $17 billion under management. It looks like Wall Street was undervaluing Echo Global Logistics.

How Air Jordans Became the Greatest Shoes of All Time!

Supply Chain Game Changer

When Michael Jordan first signed with Nike in 1984, the star-endorsed shoes were expected to produce $4 million in sales annually – they did $100 million in the first 9 months. Backed by an up-and-coming all-star and a rock-solid marketing strategy, Nike’s Air Jordans quickly became the most sought-after shoe in the world. After more than 20 years, Air Jordans are still the Greatest Sneaker of All Time. The post How Air Jordans Became the Greatest Shoes of All Time!

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How Air Jordans became the GSOAT

Vanguard Software

Nike president and co-founder Phil Knight said it was "the perfect combination of quality product, marketing and athlete endorsement.". News Retail Supply Chain footwear

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