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Gone are the days that being a top 10 pick in the NBA Draft meant signing a three-year shoe deal worth at least $750,000 a year. Although projected top pick John Wall’s Reebok contract is said to be in the $3.5 to $4 million range, every player below him won’t even approach those annual numbers.
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Banking reform will likely overshadow the Fed in the coming week, as Congress edges closer to a new financial regulatory reform bill whose effect on the financial sector remains murky.
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In an age when people obsessively track and share the most minute details of their personal lives, more individuals are relying on digital devices to record and monitor their health data.
This shoe stock is ready for its next leg up, Cramer says.
The idea of a toning shoe softly came into the American marketplace in 2008. A year later, it had blossomed into a $300 million business. This year, projections have the business at an astounding $1.5 billion.
When it comes to choosing sides for the World Cup, sporting goods companies might do well to have their own favorites.
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Today, Nike announced that it is bringing the world's best basketball teams to New York City for something called the World Basketball Festival. I spoke to Nike Brand president Charlie Denson about the event and about other topics.
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U.S. retailers are increasingly looking outside U.S. borders for growth. Merchants such as Macy’s Bloomingdale’s chain are entering international markets for the first time. Others are accelerating expansion overseas, as in the Gap’s case, or testing the international waters via e-commerce sites, which is Nordstrom and J.C. Crew’s preferred route.
We don’t usually do art here at “SportsBiz” but we couldn’t help notice the attention that was being given to a particular artist who used Nike shoes as his canvas. After seeing a couple of his “works,” we wanted to find out more about this man. His name is Daniel Reese and he’s a 22-year-old from Merseyside, a county in northwest England.
Michael Jordan might be retired, but he’s still the most powerful force in the basketball marketing world. He has proved that in the shoe business and now he’ll get his chance on a video game cover. Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports, confirmed to CNBC.com that the Charlotte Bobcats owner will appear on the cover of NBA 2K11, which will hit stores on Oct. 5.
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Vitaminwater has Kobe Bryant and Gatorade has Kevin Garnett, but neither of the sports drink forces owned by Coca-Cola and Pepsi, respectively, was able to sign one of the hottest names coming into the Finals. That man is Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo.
When executives at Akeena Solar wanted to give their solar panels some mainstream appeal, they looked for a way to bring brand name recognition to their little-known Andalay solar panels. Enter Westinghouse, just one brand that is getting a second life because of its appeal to Baby Boomers.
In the late 90s, a company called Broadband Sports was signing athletes to Web site deals, with the idea being to empower the athlete to take control of their own brands by disseminating their own news and selling their own merchandise. But, in the end, athletes weren’t really on board with writing about themselves frequently enough for fans to make their sites worthwhile destinations and the retail space never was fully developed.