Sunday, 25 August, 2019

Nike Launches Sneaker Subscription Service for Children

Nike rolls out a subscription service for kids’ sneakers Nike Launches Sneaker Subscription Service for Children
Jean Garcia | 13 August, 2019, 21:34

"It's a simple, convenient shoe subscription service that keeps fast-growing kids in the right-sized Nike and Converse sneakers", said Dave Cobban, GM of the program.

For better or for worse, the subscription model has forever changed retail.

This is the first of its kind, and it serves kids through sizes 4C to 7Y. Now Nike has announced it's getting in on the subscription frenzy, but what it's offering isn't as insane as it sounds at first blush.

With three tiers of subscription - $20, $30 or $50 a month - Nike Adventure Club is aimed at 2-year to 10-year olds and effectively gives subscribers a new pair of Nike sneakers that cost about $50 or more once a month, once every two months or once every three.

If you like the shoe, you can keep the pair. Kids are also though on kicks, typically wearing them out far sooner than an adult might.

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As of Monday, the service already has a waitlist, which "ensures we can meet that goal every time a new member joins", the company said. It'll donate or recycle the returned pair.

CNBC suggested Nike could be developing a subscription service for runners, as well as sneaker junkies clamoring for the latest from Nike.

Nike is also hoping to make returns a cinch, as you'll be able to order a different size and have it sent out before you return the pair that just arrived. Forty staffers are working on the concept. "It provides a wide range of options for kids, while at the same time, it removes a friction point for parents who are shopping on their behalf". Other online styling services and subscription companies such as Stitch Fix, Kidbox and Rockets of Awesome are also fighting to win parents and children in the $69 billion USA children's clothing and footwear market.

Cobban noted that avid runners need to replace their shoes frequently and he mentioned the possibility of a marathon membership program. "This is the beginning of something pretty exciting for Nike".

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