How Much Does It Really Cost To Make An Air Jordan 1 Retro Sneaker?


Read more to find out the cost of making an AJ1.

We all know that Nike reigns supreme in the footwear industry. With so many shoes sold, how much profit do you think Nike makes?

Let’s just break it down with the Air Jordan 1 shall we? It’s said that the total cost to make an Air Jordan 1 sneaker is $16.25!!

It costs $10.75 for materials, $2.43 for labor, overhead is $2.10, and factory profit is at $0.97. Today’s retail price for the Air Jordan 1 is around $125-$140, so that leaves a profit margin around $108.75 to $123.75!

After looking at these numbers, does it change your perspective on buying expensive sneakers? Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comment section below.

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Comments (2)
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Are we really talking about "Premium Materials"???? All of this just sounds like a big mount of sh!t, f*ck Michael Jordan and the whole Jordan business, I am not buying more from those brands


What the hell, those nigga just talk about "legit shoes=good quality, fake shoes=bad quality" and now I see sh!t like this. Dann man this makes no sense, what's the difference between fake and legit jordan then???