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Sporting success, ticket prices, merchandise sales – and looking into the case of college football

Yesterday, I read an interesting post by Jesse Lawrence (more information about Jesse Lawrence, click here) about the emotional capital tied to collegiate athletics and how that corresponds with the balance between ticket prices, merchandise sales and sporting success. Simplistic and frequent (and often honest) simplifications and considerations in reference to business models in elite […]

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IMG’s capitalization on sport stars and other assets – IMG College is meant for success

“While IMG’s client roster looks like the red carpet for the hottest party in St. Tropez, what has potential buyers in love is IMG College.”  So says Bloomberg in this brief video you’ll want to view, pulling the curtain on IMG’s engine of growth! As you can see in the picture below, the market of […]

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The role of female sports fans in the business of sports

“Scarborough Sports Marketing Research noted the number of female sports fans has increased tremendously over the years (“The women are sports fans,” 2002; Vogt, 2002). In fact, the percentage of women who claimed to be very, or somewhat, avid sports fans doubled between 1998 (29%) and 2002 (58%; Gaffney, 2002). In 2008, women comprised 45% […]

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The significance of a ‘multimedia’ approach to build a sports brand – NFL case….

“The effective and seamless blending of image, music, and voice may also account for the National Football League’s rise to prominence in the television era. By the 1960s, most Americans understood football as a sport.” (Hardy et al., 2012, p. 497). This citation marks that media and especially the evolution of new media (moving from photographs […]

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