Nike on Monday announced it has agreed to buy Andreesen Horowitz-backed RTFKT (pronounced artifact), which creates and sells virtual goods, most prominently sneakers, for an undisclosed sum. The deal comes as the storied sneaker seller continues to ramp up its online business, which accounted for 20% of overall sales at the end of fiscal 2021 ending in May, up from about 15% the year prior....
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