Skip to comments.Nike sets new rules to beef up store, customer safety: WSJ
Posted on 08/21/2012 5:06:11 AM PDT by Morgana
(Reuters) - Nike Inc has come up with new rules for retailers, prompted by unruly crowds outside stores selling its shoes, the Wall Street Journal reported.
According to a company memo reviewed by the paper, the world's largest sportswear maker told sporting-goods stores that they will not be allowed to pre-sell or take reservations for new shoes.
The retailers, which include Foot Locker Inc and Dick's Sporting Goods Inc , will also have to give up midnight releases of shoes that had prompted customers to camp outside and stampede stores, the paper reported.
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I don’t think its going to work. Disallowing pre-orders just means there will be more fights between worthless thugs clamoring to be at the front of the line.
It isn’t the shoes, it isn’t the rules ... its the people.
How about start shooting some of the rotten bastards that always screw it up for everyone else?
One of the latest angles of these thugs is to wait for someone who has already bought the shoes to return to the parking lot and jack them there. That way all the hard work of fighting for these stupid shoes has already been done.
Wouldn’t it be great if no one showed up for Nike’s new $300. shoes.
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