Sometimes the sports marketing universe aligns in perfect ways. For Skechers and Meb Keflezighi, August 2011 was one of those times.
Weeks after criticizing Nasdaq for the handling of the Facebook IPO, Knight Capital has its own troubles; Green Mountain Coffee "hyper" growth is over; Yelp surges after revenues; the Fed hints the economy may be slowing and traders are watching the ECB meetings tomorrow.
Seventeen year old Missy Franklin, who won Olympic Gold in the 100m backstroke and also captured a Bronze in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay, is now swimming in the fast lane toward endorsement riches.
Basketball star LeBron James is swapping French Fries for pizza.
The extra-large sized McKinley Mac available at Alaska McDonald's restaurants will now be marketed as the Denali Mac.
Cosi stock is down sharply Wednesday after a bad case of divine intervention.
Chuck E. Cheese's is attempting to change the way a generation of Millennials think about the chain.