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Golf business and sponsorship – case: what brands control major golf tournaments?

When analyzing sponsorship representation in the finest tournaments in golf, categories like financial services, apparel, consumer technology, and transport come to mind as dominant forces, cf. figure 1 below. Digging deeper, it becomes evident that this pattern is associated with car manufacturers Mercedes-Benz and Lexus, IT corporation IBM, telecommunications provider AT&T, watchmakers Rolex and Omega, […]

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Fan Engagement, data management, profitability and strategic branding in sports

As part of the rapid commercialization process linked to professional sports environments, data management operations are purposively added with integrated fan engagement and branding considerations. New and comprehensive fan communications platforms are present in sports leagues and clubs worldwide. Whether focus is on the English Premier League (football/soccer), the German Bundesliga (football/soccer), universities in the […]

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Fan Engagement – a comparative look at the Danish Super League and the German Bundesliga

Football has a strong history and is by far sport number one in Germany. The Bundesliga made a healthy development in terms of early investments in new and modern stadiums. Some nations have forgotten that. Italy is a clear example of that. It may have been too easy to attract people previously but some nations […]

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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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