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Nike’s storytelling approach to ‘football branding’

The recent development in the ‘experience economy’ marks an era where ‘reality television’ sets some of the standards for what people perceive to be appealing. Sport brands has thus come to a point where they apply ‘aspects’ of this development to link up with future stars and based on that they find a way to […]

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Manchester United Soccer Schools – Scandinavia

This video (see below) contains a deeper picture of how ‘Manchester United Soccer Schools’ (MUSS) – Scandinavia – works to enhance Manchester United’s brand in Scandinavia. Rasmus Sørensen, manager of MUSS in Scandinavia, tells us about the ‘MUSS experience’. MUSS aims at realizing the following visionary thoughts: * To strengthen Manchester United’s image and to help […]

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Blending ‘football economy’ & ‘football marketing’

On a global scale, professional football clubs are struggling to find a ‘sound’ balance between revenues and expenses. Aiming to find a better sense of ‘economic responsibility’, an important working tool for football clubs is ‘strategic segmentation’. Beech & Chadwick (2007, p. 35) states that “the range of interest and motivation of people for sport […]

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Taking a look at big spenders in ‘sports sponsorship’ – part 2 – Heineken & UEFA Champions League

The global beer brand Heineken is one of the sponsors of UEFA Champions League. According to Sport Marketing Frontiers, this sponsorship is a massive investment for the Dutch company. Reportedly, Heineken paid $365 mio. in May, 2011 to renew its sponsorship deal with UEFA Champions League for a 3-year period, cf. figure 1 below. In this post, […]

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