A sports store in Colorado is out of business after its owner decided to boycott NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick the Nike 1/2 Price hanging from the windows of his Prime Time Sports store in Colorado Springs, he said he would not be able to stay open.
In early September, Nike starring Kaepernick, who, in 2016, spearheaded kneeling during the National Anthem before playing football.
The ad hones on the former San Francisco 49ers player, who has remained a free NFL games a national and political issue, with the quote "Believe in something Even if it means sacrificing everything."
The same day Nike launches its cam paign, Martin decided to stop selling the brand, arguing that, unlike heroes, Kaepernick does not "know sacrifice."
"We have a choice. We have a voice. And I am not looking for a NIKE dealer anymore. Everything NIKE 1
On Sept. 5, Martin told Fox 21 news that Nike was a big chunk of his business and would not be able to to open the doors open. "
" Nike, "he said.
Now, new posters are plastered across Prime Times' windows, stating, in bold letters: "Store Closing" and "40% Off Everything."
"Thank you for 21 mostly good years," Martin wrote on Facebook on Sunday, asking for help liquidate. "
" Nike's Kaepernick campaign roiled stores, local governments, and helped of. "
The mayor of one Louisiana town even tried to ba n his recreation department and booster clubs from buying or accepting the any Nike products.
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About two weeks after the ad hit,
"As much as Brandon Marshall and Colin Kaepernick supporters out there I realized, "Martin told KOAA News.
The sports store owner estimated that his store will shut down in a few weeks and find other jobs.