Holiday shoppers looking for the unique in sneaks will find it at Finish
Line stores (NASDAQ: FINL) and at finishline.com
this season. Through its Nike Track Club initiative with Finish Line,
Nike has selected the retailer to carry the Nike Total Blackout, a shoe
collection of limited edition colorways and materials designed
exclusively for Finish Line. The collection features seven men's styles
in Nike Air Max Correlate, Nike Air Max + 95, Nike Free Run + 2 EXT,
Nike Free Run + 3, Nike Free 4.0 V2, Nike Flight 89, and Nike Mach Force
and five women's styles of Nike Air Max +2012, Nike Air Max Correlate,
Nike Free 4.0 V2, Nike Free Run + 3 and Nike Hally Hoop.
"The only word that describes this collection is 'hot,'" said Vice
President-Footwear Jeff Morrell. "The color combinations--from
red/black/grey for men and hot pink/black/lime/grey for women--cannot be
found anywhere else and will look amazing under the tree. Finish Line is
proud to be the only retailer to offer this incredible collection."
During the upcoming Holiday season, Finish Line will launch both a
social media campaign and a contest around the exclusive Nike Total
About The Finish Line, Inc.
Line, Inc. is a premium retailer of athletic shoes, apparel and
accessories. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Finish Line has 645 stores
in malls across the U.S. and employs more than 11,000 sneakerologists
who help customers every day connect with their sport, their life and
their style. Online shopping is available at www.finishline.com
and mobile shopping is available at m.finishline.com. Follow Finish Line
on Twitter at Twitter.com/FinishLine
and "like" Finish Line on Facebook at Facebook.com/FinishLineUSA.
Finish Line also operates, through a venture with Gart Capital Partners,
the Running Specialty Group, including 24 specialty running shops in
seven states and the District of Columbia under The Running Company and
Run On! banners. More information is available at www.run.com.
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include, but are not limited to, the company's reliance on a few key
vendors for a majority of its merchandise purchases (including a
significant portion from one key vendor); the availability and timely
receipt of products; the ability to timely fulfill and ship products to
customers; fluctuations in oil prices causing changes in gasoline and
energy prices, resulting in changes in consumer spending as well as
increases in utility, freight and product costs; product demand and
market acceptance risks; deterioration of macro-economic and business
conditions; the inability to locate and obtain or retain acceptable
lease terms for the company's stores; the effect of competitive products
and pricing; loss of key employees; execution of strategic growth
initiatives (including actual and potential mergers and acquisitions and
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The Finish Line, Inc.
Dianna L. Boyce, Corporate Communications,