Nike Apologizes For Carolina Mix-Up

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Nike put out a new T-shirt for fans of North Carolina's pro-football team, the Carolina Panthers. The design featured the Panthers logo with the letters NC — all framed by the outline of that other Carolina, South Carolina. Nike has apologized for the error and pulled the remaining shirts.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

OK. Let's stick with the sports theme. Nike put out a new T-shirt for fans of North Carolina's pro football team, the Carolina Panthers.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

But there was a bit of a problem, which brings us to our last word in business: A map mishap.

MONTAGNE: The shirt design featured the Panthers logo with the letters NC - all framed by the outline of the other Carolina, South Carolina.

GREENE: Nike has apologized for this error and pulled the remaining shirts.

MONTAGNE: So, aspiring graphic designers might want to consider adding geography to their coursework.

That's the business news on MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.

GREENE: And I'm David Greene.

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