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Foot Locker and Nike: friends, but also enemies. Foot Locker is Nike’s customer, yet Foot Locker’s customers are also Nike’s customers. Nike’s customers are Foot Locker’s customers.

As you can see, there’s only one way to describe the relationship status here: complicated.

Foot Locker has been the love-to-hate stock that value investors sometimes dip into. Nike has been a growth investor favourite, yet the stock really hasn’t done well either.

Is the balance of power in this industry shifting back in favour of wholesalers? If so, what could it mean for these companies?

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