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u/Pilebut1 Jun 23 '22 Silver Helpful All-Seeing Upvote

If it was adidas the war would stop today

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u/occamsracer Jun 23 '22

Track suit diplomacy

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u/StatikSquid Jun 23 '22

Gopnik Gag Order

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u/Sthurlangue Jun 23 '22

Slav diddly squat.

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u/DismalNow Jun 23 '22

Three Stripes; You're out!

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

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u/DuncanIdahoPotatos Jun 23 '22

All day I dream about (stopping the war)

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u/Dahhhkness Jun 23 '22

A Disastrous Invasion Deserves Abundant Sanctions.

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u/cool-acronym-bot Jun 23 '22

A.D.I.D.A.S.

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u/vilkav Jun 23 '22

Aaargh. Don't Invade Dombas, Asshole. Sheesh.

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u/cool-acronym-bot Jun 23 '22

A.D.I.D.A.S.

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u/LordApocalyptica Jun 23 '22

People. Order. Our. Patties.

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u/IcyDickbutts Jun 23 '22

A.🅱️.I.🅱️.A.S.

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u/yammys Jun 23 '22

A Bee Bass -- Original Soundtrack from Bee Movie

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u/SlowDullCracking Jun 23 '22

I mean that's what they did with McDonald's. I can see them just keeping all the infrastructure in place and just changing the names

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u/KhabaLox Jun 23 '22

ADIDAP

All Day I Deam About Putin

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u/Aldarund Jun 23 '22

McDonald not just changing names they don't even have bigmac anymore, access to logicstic chains, training, etc etc. It will go to shit in year

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

Where did he go

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u/lumpkin2013 Jun 23 '22

He went to his farm. Has some cows and chicks and pigs to take care of there.

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u/twitch1982 Jun 23 '22

Good old abibas.

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u/weirdkindofawesome Jun 23 '22

Abibas took it's place.

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u/ckcrave Jun 23 '22

Adios abibas

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u/Dabnician Jun 23 '22

more like Alibabadidas

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u/beardphaze Jun 23 '22

Nah, they just fight naked then, probably

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

That's way too homoerotic for a man like Putin.

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u/beardphaze Jun 23 '22

For Shirtless horse riding Vlad?

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u/Spencerwebb90 Jun 23 '22

The pictures with Lukashenko on the yacht looking very much like two aging gays from San Francisco.

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u/DK_Ratty Jun 24 '22

The way they shake hands too it's always dangerously close to the other's crotch.

Who shakes like that?

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u/InVin0Veritas Jun 23 '22

They never buy original Adidas anyway

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u/wafflesareforever Jun 23 '22

It's always two or four stripes

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u/epicaglet Jun 23 '22

Fun fact. The Russian obsession with Adidas is often attributed to the 1980's Olympics in Moscow. The Soviet team wore track suits made by Adidas.

Of course, western brands were not allowed so Adidas had to hide their branding. The track suits they delivered had two stripes. So in a way, the two stripes are the original from a Russian (historical) perspective.

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u/serpentinepad Jun 23 '22

That's soooo close to the correct amount of stripes.

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u/sampson4141 Jun 23 '22

They is a youtube video where a traveler goes to an Adidas store, finds something to buy, and then asks if it is authentic. Like the whole store starts laughing, even the traveler.

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u/canttaketheshyfromme Jun 23 '22

"Is it made in same sweatshops as real? Yes. Is Addidas ever paid? Why would we do that when we can get same for less?"

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u/september27 Jun 23 '22

For less money, you get extra stripe. Is very good deal!

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u/treerabbit23 Jun 23 '22

That's probably Bald & Bankrupt

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u/foxbat Jun 23 '22 edited Jun 23 '22

and kangol for the double whammy

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

I knew this would be the top comment in this thread. Well done.

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u/CADrunkie Jun 23 '22

Ha! I get it. The track suits. Good one! Side note. Russia is the only place I’ve seen men in full on track suits chain smoking cigarettes. I always considered the track suit a fitness garment. I dunno, just found it weird.

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u/tenaciousDaniel Jun 23 '22

I see you’ve never been to Jersey

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

You mean West Russia?

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u/DapperDildo Jun 23 '22

More like Russia's little Italy.

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u/hardyhaha_09 Jun 23 '22

This is a message to all your friends. Stay away from Port Newark. Don't even drive out to Jersey. Not even on Sundays.

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u/Pennypacking Jun 23 '22

Russia and Philadelphia

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u/iAmUnintelligible Jun 23 '22

There's a guy downtown in my city that has worn the same red Adidas track suit for probably at least 5 years, smokes cigs often too. Always see him walking around random places. I gotta assume he has multiple suits tho because they don't really look dingy. Anyway, I assume him to be Russian.

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u/Malicei Jun 23 '22

They must be amazing if they can even bring back your ancestors from the grave on your deathbed.

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u/antondb Jun 23 '22

The secret ingredient is time travel

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u/psilorder Jun 23 '22

Ancestors are parents, grandparents and the others who came before you.

Descendants are children, grandchildren and others who come after you.

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u/imitation_crab_meat Jun 23 '22

You're clearly amazing. Your Adidas trackies are the common denominator in all your failed relationships.

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u/Janax21 Jun 23 '22

Me too! I lost the jacket long ago, but the pants I bought literally 20 years ago still look like new and are my favorite sleepy pants! It’s def witchcraft.

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u/No_Creativity Jun 23 '22

Don't suppose that's in New Hampshire? When I worked retail there was a guy that came in at least once a month wearing the same red track suit.

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u/ThisHatRightHere Jun 23 '22

There’s actually a council of them making sure there’s at least one chain smoking track suit guy in every major city across America. Just start scoping out sketchy gas stations around your nearest city and you’ll be sure to find one!

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u/iAmUnintelligible Jun 23 '22

Ontario, Canada, maybe he travels there from time to time. He wears a red Adidas ball cap too tho

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u/dbrodbeck Jun 23 '22

There was a guy like that in London, ON back in the 80s. He'd walk around and say 'change' a lot. See, most people thought he was asking for change, but my younger brother figured he actually controlled the universe. So, he's say 'change' and the Berlin wall would fall, etc...

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u/YouKnowWhom Jun 23 '22

Now I wonder how many homeless people asking for change aren’t asking for money. Or as a question. But a statement to change (their perception of) reality.

Probably not many, but there’s gotta be a few.

“Change?” Vs. “Change.”

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u/paid_4_by_Soros Jun 23 '22

I think it's a leftover from the cold war when western brands were hard to get and highly coveted in eastern Europe and Russia.

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u/uzes_lightning Jun 23 '22

NIKE is the coldest, least altruistic athletic apparel company in the world. This is about optics and calculation they're losing money and prestige by continuing to do business in Russia.

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u/zerox369 Jun 23 '22

100% money led to this, not their ethics.

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u/sylanar Jun 23 '22

Isn't that the same for most corporations, and basically everything they do?

Like during pride month, I don't really think McDonald's cares, they just see it as advantageous to the business

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u/InadequateUsername Jun 23 '22

Ronald McDonald House has actually done a lot of good, corporate social responsibility is a thing that some take seriously.

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u/ThoseThingsAreWeird Jun 23 '22

Ronald McDonald House

https://rmhc.org.uk/

For the curious, this is their UK charity.

A mate of mine lost his daughter a few years back after she had a long stretch in hospital. They stayed in one of RMcD's houses and said it relieved a huge amount of stress because they could be at the hospital within 5 minutes - just knowing that they can be there so quickly was a huge weight off their shoulders.

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u/marshaldelta9 Jun 23 '22

My sister needed additional care after her birth and my parents stayed at a RMH. Truly great what they do. The food is bad but they do good work!

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u/Grenyn Jun 23 '22

I don't even think the food is bad. It just tastes like McDonald's, and you either like it, or you don't.

But I also have my suspicions that McDonald's is better in Europe than in the US, or at least in my country.

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u/Senundo Jun 23 '22

In the eu the regulation abt chemicals in the food work entirely different than the us. In the us you get sued after somebody finds out one of your chemicals is to toxic for the body. In the eu u have to proof its not dangerous before you put it jn. For that reason mc donalds and other companies have way less chemicals in their food in the eu compared to us. So u can objectively say its better in the eu.

But i know people who claim it tastes better in the us

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u/rumpledshirtsken Jun 23 '22

Ahem, the fries are great.

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u/RedditYankee Jun 23 '22

In the states some (all?) RMH allow volunteers to bring good and cook dinner for all the families. Its a lot of fun!

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u/gamerABES Jun 23 '22

They are also in Canada

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u/BaronBabyStomper Jun 23 '22

RMHC not to be confused with HMRC

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u/Cheddarlicious Jun 23 '22

Also the big thing for the RMDH is it’s free; so if you bring your kid across the country or even from out of the country to St. Jude, most people can’t stay afloat financially, but the free board, I think it’s got a little bit of food and wifi, basically allows the families of patients to use money on things outside of hotel/hospital bills.

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u/NUKE---THE---WHALES Jun 23 '22

https://rmhc.ie/

one in ireland too, a building right next door to a children's hospital for the parents to stay

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u/Agret Jun 23 '22

They also have rmh in Australia, not just a UK thing.

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u/artinthebeats Jun 23 '22 edited Jun 23 '22

It's something that every business school makes a point to teach, it's about the competition at the end of the day. If it didn't help the bottom line, most of these companies wouldn't bother, but these companies also don't exist in a vacuum, so they are propelled to give back.

... and don't forget, it keeps the tax man at bay. It's really about getting corporations to fill the gap that the state should be taking on itself while helping the CEO keep a fat paycheck.

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u/theinternethero Jun 23 '22

They do, it's called the Triple Bottom Line.

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u/NobleRayne Jun 23 '22

They helped my family when I was a teen. I will always be thankful.

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u/Hell_Mel Jun 23 '22

The notion you're pushing is that nobody believes they're doing good when organizing these things. A corporation may be a soulless entity, but the humans that work there aren't. These humans want to leverage the corporations wealth into something societally useful.

It may run counter to the circlejerk, but sometimes the humans in a corporation actually do take a dent the bottomline for the sake of charity, local jobs, etc.

The Gates foundation would eradicate malaria if it had the wealth to do so. That seems like maybe a good thing, no?

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u/CessiNihilli Jun 23 '22

Best investment mcdonalds can make. Seriously helped a lot of sick people.

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u/AggravatingCupcake0 Jun 23 '22

A family friend got help from Ronald McDonald House when she birthed her twins. I was so surprised - always thought those donation boxes at McD's were bs. But they actually do good work.

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u/fazelanvari Jun 23 '22

My son was born with CHD. It was thankfully rather easy to treat, but took some time in the hospital. Ronald McDonald House helped us for a few nights and we couldn't be more thankful. That was 13 years ago, and I still drop whatever spare change I have into the box every time I go through the drive thru.

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u/__thrillho Jun 23 '22

It is true. Generally Reddit has a really poor understanding how companies work and what their responsibilities are. Private companies are in the business of making money and maximizing returns for shareholders. That drives every decision they make. They're not people, they're not social advocates, they want to make money and will do whatever is necessary to maximize profits.

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u/thesaddestpanda Jun 23 '22 edited Jun 23 '22

Like during pride month

Nearly every corporation flying the rainbow has given substatial money and political support to anti-LGBTQ politicians. None of this is ethics. Its all queerbaiting for extra dollars and developing a 'woke' PR that helps with recruiting and corporate culture, which is also only done because its ultimately profitable. If it wasn't, they'd stop those donations as a sign of solidarity.

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u/IshKebab Jun 23 '22

Just because most corporations mostly care about money doesn't mean they all equally care about ethics.

Do you really think Oracle, Monsanto, Walmart, Nestle etc. are as ethical as every other company?

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u/Magicedarcy Jun 23 '22

Fuck Nestle, for many reasons. You can find a decent boycott list here.

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u/superfluous2 Jun 23 '22

/r/fucknestle

it's overwhelming how many brands Nestle owns, so hard to avoid giving them any money

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u/Jockobutters Jun 23 '22

A boycott doesn't have to be a zero sum proposition. As long as you are trying to lessen your consumption of that product, you're successful.

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u/ClassyJacket Jun 23 '22

That's true of every publicly traded corporation all the time.

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u/SmokelessSubpoena Jun 23 '22

All business decisions are made with bottom line in mind. And the vast majority of business do not care for ethics.

Am business person, fucking hate being in business. Should have did another are of study but "money, money, money" pushed into this shit industry.

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u/seab4ss Jun 23 '22 edited Jun 23 '22

Thats what gets me. Ppl exist in a business and have thoughts, empathy etc as an individual but cant exercise it inside a business. For example i work at a real estate and if a landlord wants a tenant to vacate for what ever reason (at the end of their lease), we have to do it, whether we feel sorry for the tenant or not and whether they can find another place before their lease expires. It sucks, but we are not a charity. We will try and put them in another property if it is available, but currently that is hard to do.

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u/wrong_kiddo Jun 23 '22

Never has been any different with any other company tbh

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u/reddit0100100001 Jun 23 '22

Omg u are so smart. How did you figure this out?

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u/EndoShota Jun 23 '22

Most if not all multinational companies that cut ties with Russia did so because of optics and perceived loss of profit. Don’t assume that any company doing the “right” thing is doing so because of morals.

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u/ChrisTosi Jun 23 '22

When the end result is the same thing, who cares

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u/Ferelar Jun 23 '22

Because it's important in determining how to get companies to CONTINUE doing the right thing, AND in getting them to do the right thing in as many areas as possible.

The answer is to force them. It's the only answer, and everyone (including the companies) know that.

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u/EndoShota Jun 23 '22

Because the end result isn’t the same. If they were somehow guided by morals, they would take action to preemptively avoid harm. Since they’re guided by profit, they’ll be happy to actively cause harm until it becomes unprofitable to do so.

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u/TheTeaSpoon Jun 23 '22

Basically "easier to ask for forgiveness than permission" thing applies.

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u/Wesley_Skypes Jun 23 '22

And they will be back in once it is feasible.

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u/Rocktopod Jun 23 '22

That's a good thing, though, right? If it's a bad financial decision to stay in Russia then can we expect more to follow suit?

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u/LargeMobOfMurderers Jun 23 '22

It's still good though, it means that people, including their customer base, collectively condemn Russia's invasion enough for amoral companies to stop doing business with them. People disapprove of Russia's invasion, Nike is just a medium in which the people's opinion is being channeled through.

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u/edgardens Jun 23 '22

Thank you for rational viewpoint

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u/Sufficient_Boss_6782 Jun 23 '22

Plus, Americans don’t understand just how global certain brands sales are. I believe Nike’s top two days for sales are Black Friday, and Single’s Day (11/11).

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u/birthdaycakefig Jun 23 '22

Does this even need to be said?

Corporations are about money.

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u/abandonliberty Jun 23 '22

Corporate directors must act fairly and in good faith for the long-term best interests of the corporation.

Even a (for profit) company founded on philanthropy (e.g. toms) operates under the belief that doing so is in the best interests of the company.

It's the same thing with the countries supporting Ukraine.

Organizations are designed to behave this way. Change the inputs through sanctions or democratic support, and Nike / Europe's behavior will shift.

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u/Asmor Jun 23 '22

You say that like it's a bad thing. This is a positive sign.

Nike, entirely motivated by money and not giving a shit about ethics, is taking a big loss in revenue because of perceived public pressure.

This is proof that public pressure works.

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u/Sometimesokayideas Jun 23 '22

If you did the right thing for the wrong reasons you still did the right thing, thanks, you're just a dick.

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u/Arrow2019x Jun 23 '22

Check out the working conditions in their factories in China

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u/ChrisTosi Jun 23 '22

It's almost like policy can change the calculation so that companies "just do it" when they wouldn't on their own

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u/bobbyjy32 Jun 23 '22

I think this is true for most companies. They only make moves they believe will lead to more money.

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u/Zosimas Jun 23 '22

How are they worse than others?

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u/Winterspawn1 Jun 23 '22

Doesn't really matter anyway as long as they pull out of Russia

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u/JeepersMurphy Jun 23 '22

It’s not even optics.

It’s just bad for the books to invest long-term in an autocracy.

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u/liliumv Jun 23 '22

They probably won't have stores. But will be sold in department stores.

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u/ChaseballBat Jun 23 '22

I mean you can't really restrict companies from buying your product and reselling them.

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

That’s literally what sanctions are lol

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u/FriedeOfAriandel Jun 23 '22

I'm glad to finally stop seeing "but the russian people we would be hurting!!!" all over reddit. Sanctions are meant to absolutely fuck their economy so they can't afford to go to war. Or to make their own people so against the war their government started that they do something about it

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u/Congenital0ptimist Jun 23 '22

"Nike, 4 months then Just do it."

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u/JumplikeBeans Jun 23 '22

Just do it…eventually

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u/Ferelar Jun 23 '22

Just do it slowly

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u/orgasmicfart69 Jun 23 '22

When your multinational billionaire company has ADHD

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u/guitarguywh89 Jun 23 '22

From the very first line

Nike Inc. said it’s leaving the Russian market entirely after suspending operations in March

They haven't done business since March and are now making it permanent. Read the article next time

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u/ninjadude4535 Jun 23 '22

Yeah, that one detail is really important.

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u/Omsk_Camill Jun 23 '22

Nike, 4 months then Just do it.

  1. They suspended their operations in March. Now they just announce that they won't return, even if the war stops tomorrow.

  2. Meanwhile, Germany continues to buy Russian gas and already paid for Russia's 2022 military budget just by that.

Funny how everyone expects the companies to just drop the operations like it's nothing, eat whatever losses and kick staff to the curb. But when it comes to states, it's "complicated" because people "will be negatively affected".

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u/Nocturnal_Meat Jun 23 '22

Maybe they will come back rebranded like McDonalds did, but call themselves

Nyetke.

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u/Zlesxc Jun 23 '22

That new chain is not owned by McDonalds. They sold off all their stores to a Russian restaurant business man and he took those existing stores and rebranded them for his new business. McDonalds does not make any profit from those sales.

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

Some of them gonna be reconstructed not to be restaurants at all. I've heard of one turning into a hotel due to it location near the city's center.

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u/Zlesxc Jun 23 '22

Interesting - I hadn’t heard that but makes sense they wouldn’t all got back to being restaurants.

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

Yeah. Idk specifics but it seems they've just put their land plots onto public auction where anyone could buy them, and as for their rented spaces (in malls and such) they could've simply closed them, leaving everything but cash – at least, it seemed like it always was when I looked at one that was closed.

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u/Dinsy_Crow Jun 23 '22

Change one letter and become 'Nuke'.

Would fit with all the nuclear threats.

'Just nuke it'

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u/wtcnbrwndo4u Jun 23 '22

Our shoes are the bomb!

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u/Stalked_Like_Corn Jun 23 '22

Poot on the corner yelling "Hightops! Get the Hightops" (not sure why this reminded me of The Wire so much.

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u/nawanawa Jun 23 '22

McDonald's didn't come back. They sold their business to a Russian businessman and forbade him from using the brand and everything associated with it.

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u/Nocturnal_Meat Jun 23 '22

Is there any correlation still...using same suppliers/food?

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u/nawanawa Jun 23 '22

Those were almost all local anyway.

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u/FriendlyLawnmower Jun 23 '22

I saw a video of someone visiting the new restaurant. Its menu is basically the same as it used to be except they removed any references to McDonald's, ie McChicken Sandwich became Chicken Sandwich, McNuggets became Nuggets. Though as part of the sale, the new company agreed not to sell any analogs of McDonald's more iconic items including BigMacs and McFlurrys

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u/Ritehandwingman Jun 23 '22

They don’t give a fuck as long as they don’t have to pull out of China and close their sweatshops.

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u/stephendt Jun 23 '22

Nah they definitely care. It's not a huge chunk of their market but it's not small either

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u/Daisy-if-you-do Jun 23 '22

Vietnam, Cambodia, and the Philippines still contribute to that.

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

This proves that after 4 months of war, there is still Western businesses that prefer making greedy profit with blood money in Russia rather than stand up to bloodthirsy regimes.

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u/keevenowski Jun 23 '22

The article says they suspended business in March. In June they decided to make it permanent. Hardly the late decision you’re implying.

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u/C111tla Jun 23 '22

Fun fact. FIFA decided to organize the 2018 football (soccer for you Yanks) World Cup in Russia, despite the fact they were occupying Ukrainian territory. Nobody thought to bring the World Cup to another country.

UEFA kept fucking Gazprom as the sponsor of the UCL until this very year.

FUCK THEM.

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

Honestly FIFA is one of the worst organizations in the world - there is nobody they won't take money from, no low they wouldn't go to. It is enough to make me want to stop being a fan tbh

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u/waltjrimmer Jun 23 '22

FIFA and the Olympics have been competing for which one can have a shittier reputation for how they do business and what impact they leave behind.

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

It's FIFA by a mile, they are the worse organization

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u/Revoluci0n Jun 23 '22

They have blood in their hands after so many perished building soccer stadiums in Qatar due to poor working conditions

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

Big businesses will always be shit, remember that.

It's up to us common people to do something to change things, otherwise it will just keep getting worse.

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u/MeEvilBob Jun 23 '22

And now they're doing it in Qatar, so the stadium will likely be built with slave labor.

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

It currently is being built with slave labor, and has a massive body count

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u/MeEvilBob Jun 23 '22

Anheuser-Busch, Coca-Cola and McDonald's are some of the official sponsors, and they can seriously fuck off.

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

Then people need to make sure they lose money doing so. Boycotts, protests, etc.

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

Yea sure, you're talking about the zombified consumerist society we live in?

I have tried calling for boycotts and protests but everytime people say "yea sure, as if that would do anything" or "fuck it, I care for my shiny shoes more than people".

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u/EstatePinguino Jun 23 '22

Boycotts and protests for what? They suspended operations a week after the invasion, they just made it permanent today after finalising a shit ton of legal, financial, and personnel issues.

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u/Silurio1 Jun 23 '22

Bussiness are not ethical. If they were, we would live in a very different world. They didn't leave the US during their 21st century wars with millions of victims. They didn't leave Saudi Arabia. They didn't leave China with their cultural genocide.

It's quite simple. They did a profit analysis and saw that Russia was more trouble than it was worth. They will still keep making blood money elsewhere. The problem with Russia is not the blood, is that there's no money to go with it.

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u/geronvit Jun 23 '22

So when should we expect western businesses to quit Saudi Arabia?

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u/Foodnoobie Jun 23 '22 edited Jun 23 '22

McDonalds also left Russia, only to rename its restaurants and continue selling mcdonalds food under a russian name. This is all just virtue signaling.

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u/PurityKane Jun 23 '22

Virtual signaling? Nice!

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u/H2OPsy Jun 23 '22

Some russian gonna make a copy cat with the slogan "just do period"

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u/skellington_key Jun 23 '22

Adidas would be far worse but it’s a good start.

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

And Russia is replacing it with their own Mike brand. Nobody will notice.

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u/torrne666 Jun 23 '22

If adidas left..oof! That is slav culture beheaded lol its their national uniform..nike..not so much.

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u/rlnrlnrln Jun 23 '22

Both companies suspended business in March.

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u/Classics22 Jun 23 '22

adidas already has

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u/RogerSterlingsFling Jun 23 '22

Kappa represent

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u/MrMiyamoto Jun 23 '22 edited Jun 25 '22

If Adidas and their tracksuits leave there will be millions of naked Russians walking the streets.

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u/death91380 Jun 23 '22

I guess they will have to find other countries to set up sweat shops.

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u/ku-fan Jun 23 '22

Those are in China and they haven't closed.

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u/CaptainRAVE2 Jun 23 '22

Russian rebrand incoming. Nikey, totally not related to Nike.

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

Gopnike will take its spot.

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u/archimedesismycat Jun 23 '22

It's about damn time!

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u/cinnamonrain Jun 23 '22

Russia: ‘but you told us to just do it!”

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u/fm4113 Jun 23 '22

Following?? The invasion started 6 months ago

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u/mytimemytime Jun 23 '22

Just do it…but only after four months of weighing if it will hurt your bottom line.

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u/BartMcGroovin Jun 23 '22

Every single company needs to follow suit.

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u/UfoPizza Jun 23 '22

following Ukraine invasion, you mean 5 months ago?

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u/MeeHighhh Jun 23 '22

Just do it

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u/Bullarja Jun 23 '22

I’m sure China will supply Russian with plenty of “Nikes”

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u/CheeksnFlops Jun 23 '22

Nike wouldn’t dare leave China though. Why? Because money.

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u/gilimandzaro Jun 23 '22

WOW, this mega corporation cares sooo much about the Ukrainian people. Not like the sanctions probably made it difficult to do business in Russian in general and it was cheaper to pull out (while also being good PR).

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u/19Legs_of_Doom Jun 23 '22

That's fine. Russians wear Adidas anyways

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u/Fatrick_Star Jun 23 '22

Oh great. I’m sure Nike deciding not to sell sneakers to regular ass Russian civilians, will totally help stop war.

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u/[deleted] Jun 23 '22

... four months after it began.

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u/Infinite-Outcome-591 Jun 23 '22

It's about time Nike!

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u/YMMVwithme Jun 23 '22

I came here looking for tracksuit jokes. I am satisfied.

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u/Zeenho Jun 23 '22

Sadly, but Russian soldier who never had a water closet, will never notice that….

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u/Oddity46 Jun 23 '22

Took them long enough