Nike Total Blackout Drops Exclusively at Finish Line Just in Time for Holiday Shopping

  Nike Total Blackout Drops Exclusively at Finish Line Just in Time for
  Holiday Shopping

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- November 01, 2012

Holiday shoppers looking for the unique in sneaks will find it at Finish Line
stores (NASDAQ: FINL) and at this season. Through its Nike
Track Club initiative with Finish Line, Nike has selected the retailer to
carry the Nike Total Blackout, a shoe collection of limited edition colorways
and materials designed exclusively for Finish Line. The collection features
seven men’s styles in Nike Air Max Correlate, Nike Air Max + 95, Nike Free Run
+ 2 EXT, Nike Free Run + 3, Nike Free 4.0 V2, Nike Flight 89, and Nike Mach
Force and five women’s styles of Nike Air Max +2012, Nike Air Max Correlate,
Nike Free 4.0 V2, Nike Free Run + 3 and Nike Hally Hoop.

“The only word that describes this collection is ‘hot,’” said Vice
President-Footwear Jeff Morrell. “The color combinations—from red/black/grey
for men and hot pink/black/lime/grey for women—cannot be found anywhere else
and will look amazing under the tree. Finish Line is proud to be the only
retailer to offer this incredible collection.”

During the upcoming Holiday season, Finish Line will launch both a social
media campaign and a contest around the exclusive Nike Total Blackout

About The Finish Line, Inc.
The Finish Line, Inc. is a premium retailer of athletic shoes, apparel and
accessories. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Finish Line has 645 stores in
malls across the U.S. and employs more than 11,000 sneakerologists who help
customers every day connect with their sport, their life and their style.
Online shopping is available at and mobile shopping is
available at Follow Finish Line on Twitter at and “like” Finish Line on Facebook at

Finish Line also operates, through a venture with Gart Capital Partners, the
Running Specialty Group, including 24 specialty running shops in seven states
and the District of Columbia under The Running Company and Run On! banners.
More information is available at

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could cause actual performance and future actions to differ materially from
the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, the company’s
reliance on a few key vendors for a majority of its merchandise purchases
(including a significant portion from one key vendor); the availability and
timely receipt of products; the ability to timely fulfill and ship products to
customers; fluctuations in oil prices causing changes in gasoline and energy
prices, resulting in changes in consumer spending as well as increases in
utility, freight and product costs; product demand and market acceptance
risks; deterioration of macro-economic and business conditions; the inability
to locate and obtain or retain acceptable lease terms for the company’s
stores; the effect of competitive products and pricing; loss of key employees;
execution of strategic growth initiatives (including actual and potential
mergers and acquisitions and other components of the company’s capital
allocation strategy); and the other risks detailed in the company’s Securities
and Exchange Commission filings. Readers are urged to consider these factors
carefully in evaluating the forward-looking statements. The forward-looking
statements included herein are made only as of the date of this report and
Finish Line undertakes no obligation to publicly update these forward-looking
statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.


The Finish Line, Inc.
Dianna L. Boyce, Corporate Communications, 317-613-6577
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