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Earning it a spot at #18, Nike’s mobile app boosts direct-to-consumer sales while in-store traffic is down, and also keeps its members active while gyms are closed.


Nike takes individuality seriously by offering custom shoe creation through its ‘Nike By You’ program along with a unique customer experience strategy for every shopper. Members of this brand’s site receive tailored product recommendations from Nike, along with multichannel communications and exclusive deals to reflect how they have previously engaged with the brand. The retailer collects this information through a robust preference center and user onboarding experience to capture individual interests, sizes, and styles.


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It’s easy to be a VIP with Nike—after all, it’s free. The brand offers exclusive products and info that’s only available to members, like when and where the next new sneaker will drop. It’s the perfect place for shoppers looking to stay on top of the hottest trends. Members can chat with Nike stylists for real-time advice, access special rewards throughout the year, and get the latest content delivered to their inbox daily.

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Personalization across channels

User preferences and interests are considered across every Nike platform. Product recommendations online and on the Nike app reflect shopper profiles as well as previous purchases and on-site browsing history. The brand shows customers exactly what they want to seeeven customizing email communications to fit the sport that their apparel works with.

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Services beyond purchase

The Nike experience is so much more than commerce, and the brand shows that across all its channels. Services like Nike Run Club, Nike Training Club, and coaching sessions through the Athlete Mindset portal offer users a way to experience the brand outside of their purchases. Nike understands the mindsets of the fitness lover, first-time runner, and training athlete to give them each unique ways to engage with services that fit their personal needs.

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