June 26 Sports wear maker Nike Inc
reported a rise in quarterly profit, helped by strong sales of
its apparel and footwear in North America and Western Europe.
The company's net income from continuing operations rose to
$698 million, or 78 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended
May 31 from $690 million, or 76 cents per share, a year earlier.
Revenue from continuing operations rose 13 percent to $7.43
billion, excluding the impact of currency fluctuations.
(Reporting by Devika Krishna Kumar in Bangalore; Editing by