top menu

Tag Archives | Nike

Premier League’s most viable players – Robin Van Persie leads the commercial show

As a natural follow-up on my perspective on Neymar’s commercial potential on this blog, it is interesting to look at the new English Premier season and its star players. In that regard, ‘REPUCOM’s Celebrity DBI tracker’ found that Robin Van Persie from Manchester United was the star player of the Premier League, who offers sponsors […]

Continue Reading 0

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% […]

Continue Reading 0

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 […]

Continue Reading 0

The ‘Jordan Impact’

“There are many examples of personal sports brands on a global scale, e.g. US basketball star Michael Jordan, who ‘made clear how closely athletic success is associated with the sales of sports products, especially the brand of Nike. So saying, Michael Jordan became a brand himself ‘ (Adjouri and Stastny, 2006, p. 48).” The citation […]

Continue Reading 0