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Growth of e-sports

The growing business of e-sports does not seem to slow down

While everybody is commenting and elaborating on the new £5.136 billion television rights deal of the Premier League in England, there is a new trend in the sports market, which has the potential to change the ways in which we experience and consume sports. Newzoo conducted the Global Esports Report, which strives to illustrate a […]

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Football economy – ‘living’ the brand of Real Madrid

The preaching vision of Real Madrid’s commercial partnership with the ‘Microsoft Cloud’ brand is to open the stadium to 450 million fans. The vision tells the story of technology being a great facilitator of fan engagement and sponsorship activation.   One of the biggest challenges for sports properties in the postmodern era is to establish […]

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Sports, strategic CSR and compelling storytelling

Today, the intersection between sports and business is a powerful way for corporations and other sports-related entities to place their resources while combining this investment with efforts of strategic CSR. Dick’s Sporting Goods presents a recent case example within this context in a new TV commercial, see video below. Through heartfelt storytelling, the sports brand […]

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The impact of technology and other WINNING investments on the business of sports

As a result of the rapid growth of commercialization and globalization in the business of sports, it has been stressed that sport is about WINNING. Although, this statement may seem cynical for some people it is clear that the business of sports in our contemporary society is about making a positive difference on and off […]

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