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It -- do it at a rally night he did the National Urban League slamming idea for charging 315.
-- Brian James sneakers so Nike announcing it's gonna cut the price of 270.
Boxes and that's by the way a bargain based result and anyway.
The guy got this rolling National Urban League president Marc Arnold says that is not nearly enough but I do wanna a bookmark to be my agent because.
And this guy can to get results there's I want the number to go well I don't wanna go down on how did you get to the didn't come down that aren't -- -- and.
You know the point here is this is the most -- -- -- most expensive sneaker in American history and I think.
The sticker shock of the idea of -- 315 dollars sneaker got.
Parents and the people who buy things for their kids -- all riled up I think -- very big way and the you know we.
I think very importantly made the point that not now the economy.
The unemployment rate people stretched to pay their bills.
And here is a company.
We all love.
Saying you need to buy 350 -- sneak.
But they -- doesn't -- what the market decide you know what and I'm saying let me play in the market encourage people on one hand.
Don't do it in on the other hand saying -- -- let me appeared to censor responsibility.
And Nike's ads about values it's not about their product.
And in this instance.
I encourage Nike.
Not to go down the road of having these sneaker release events.
That turn into circuses with violence -- people fighting -- -- everybody's a bad thing that is why does it.
Get targeted with the Michael journalist's is are modest they're assembled -- matter diversion like a pet rockets you've got to have some very expense and it's it's absolutely.
You -- as much looking at the potential for violence it's it's an engine's warning that off.
But let's say 207 the maybe you get it done at 252 to one -- I don't even -- it is it gonna be less.
-- is it any less of a big scene.
-- Nike is listening it is about how they do the release -- they do the release event.
Where there at ten pairs of these shoes.
But they suggest that there's an unlimited quantity people come in in -- angry at the on availability of it.
Maybe what they should do is only release.
Whatever issue this is on line at first so that people -- not -- storm these retail establishments.
-- gotta be.
More responsible in how with their retailers and how they orchestrate these releases so.
It's about that but it's also about -- -- -- this idea of values in a tough economy.
What we ought to be spending money on as well.
All right and it is no way -- -- I mean you -- explain to me why it is seekers -- price of America's apparently taken -- jump from whatever.
I mean unless they're gonna get me a cup of coffee and maybe book we dinner reservation -- last hundred years yeah right so bottom line we're do you see.
Disco if you succeed here there are a lot of capitalist out there watchers say you know love with this guy's trying to do but of apple gets a phone to price is he gonna go after apple -- You know that is easily let me say this this is this is unusual because this.
Is a product that's targeted at teenagers and young people this is not a product that's targeted primarily at adults and I think that.
Is where the line has to be drawn because you're talking about money coming out of the pockets of parents who -- -- Computers who could buy books who grew by other things that the children needs yes certainly young people may have their own money -- wanna spend enormous -- but even they.
-- being -- suspended differently and I think -- Should meet.
The parents of America -- moment but you get results on man.
Thank -- the National Urban League present CEO.
Getting some results.
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