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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.
And there is speculation that it could happen. Plus get calls on Caterpillar, Weatherford International, EOG Resources and more.
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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.
Tomorrow marks the six-month anniversary of Tiger Woods’ car accident and the revelation of the affairs that followed. With the half-year mark upon us, we take a look at Brand Tiger and the companies that are and were affiliated with him.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the NFL was not a single entity and therefore judges in a lower court must now decide if the league has the right to sell the licensing rights to all 32 of its teams. And while much has been talked about the labor ramifications of this, which were actually never truly in play, fewer have talked about what happens if the NFL actually loses this case.
If you’re a New York Knicks fan, the Daily News is telling you to cheer for the Celtics. Their cover this morning? “Boston Lee Party: Why Knicks fan Spike is rooting for hated Celtics.” The story inside goes on to explain that the filmmaker believes that New York has a better chance of getting LeBron if the team, which was smoked by 32 points last night in Game 5, loses.
Every week, I get at least 10 announcements from companies telling me about what their latest product is or something about their latest endorser. The problem is, there’s more clutter than ever before and a lot of people in the industry have failed to change their ways.
As riots continue in Greece on Thursday, Cramer recommends you take shelter in these stocks.
When everyone else is freaking out about Europe, take shelter in these stocks instead.
Nike is holding its first investor conference in three years and they've announced some pretty startling numbers.
And they’ll protect you from a slew of other negatives the bears are throwing around, too.
This trend is driving the markets right now.
Cramer’s expecting a “hugely bullish affair” for investors.