Jordan Brand has confirmed its venture into a series of Jordan-only retailers.
Announced late last week on the official Nike.Inc website:
“We’re excited to launch North America's first Jordan Brand exclusive retail experience for athletes at the top of their game who demand the absolute best in both performance and style,” said Larry Miller, President, Jordan Brand. "We will work with Footaction to bring Flight 23 to markets across North America, and can't imagine a better place to start than one of the best basketball cities in the world, New York."
Construction on the first Flight 23 store – located in New York City, one block from Madison Square Garden at West 34th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues – is already underway, with a large 18-foot classic Jordan shoebox serving as a construction barrier. Flight 23, a partnership between the Jordan Brand and Footaction, is set to stock a collection of Jordan footwear, apparel and accessories. Although no official opening dates have been released, visit Jordan.com for updates.