Nike SNKRS app arrives for Android sneakerheads

Nike SNKRS app arrives for Android sneakerheads

A few yr after launching its SNKRS app on iOS, Nike is lastly dropping a model for Android. Designed as a streamlined shoe-shopping for expertise, its intent is to chop out a number of the cruft of the web site expertise, and ensure individuals can get entry to new releases earlier than resellers with bots snap up each pair. Identical to final yr, the brand new app is dropping round NBA All-Star Weekend, so Nike additionally has a number of SNKRS Categorical places popping up briefly in Toronto, LA, Chicago and NYC.

Nike SNKRS app arrives for Android sneakerheads
It is unclear how a lot of an impact this system has had to date — there are already bots claiming entry to any shoe launched by way of the app — however I used it to seize a pair of Flyknit Air Drive 1s a few weeks in the past, whereas the web site was utterly crushed. As Adidas capitalizes on the demand for Yeezy Boosts and Underneath Armour has signed the reigning MVP in each main sport, Nike should do extra to stay atop the shoe recreation. Utilizing apps to make buying much less of a headache might be a superb begin.

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