Nike is closing U.S. stores until March 27th. The shoe retailer is closing all of its North American locations starting today until March 27th to help curb the Coronavirus outbreak. Nike has 384 stores in the United States alone. Nike shops in Australia, New Zealand and Western Europe will also close. The company will keep its locations in Japan, South Korea and China open on a day-to-day basis based on the latest assessments of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nike will also step up and fully pay their hourly employees during the closing period.