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The role of ‘innovation’ in brandbuilding in the business of sports.

The influx of new technologies marks an essential change in the ways in which people can interact with sport brands. The Internet and social media play central roles in this development for what reason new trends in consumer behavior in reference to sport brands have evolved. Such development is linked to innovation and entrepreneurship, which […]

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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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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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