n recent quarters, Nike has struggled to gain a stronger footing on its home turf, where shoppers are increasingly flooded with options from rivals Adidas and Under Armour. Still, the company has seen success overseas, which continues to boost the business.
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The company said Thursday it would begin testing mobile checkout in two stores ahead of a wider rollout. It also announced its acquisition of New York-based Zodiac, which helps retailers identify the customers who will be the most valuable to their businesses.
Nike meanwhile has found itself caught in the middle of growing complaints from female employees about its workplace culture, prompting multiple executive departures.
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"I'm committed to ensure we have an environment where every Nike employee can have a positive experience ... and reach their full potential," Parker said Thursday. He will continue to serve as CEO beyond 2020.
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