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Basketball in Denmark – commercialization challenges

Compared to other and more commercialized sports, Danish basketball clubs are facing different challenges. Basketball is a relative small sport in Denmark and that adds some complexity to commercialization efforts of the clubs. First of all, the sport does not have the same lucrative broadcasting deals and thus media exposure as the ‘no. 1’ commercialized […]

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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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In reference to ‘taking a look at big spenders in ‘sports sponsorship’ – part 1’

On May 2nd, I wrote about the involvement of Barclays in sports sponsorship. In that regard, I commented on Barclays’ football sponsorship of the English Premier League. Football and especially the English Premier League is an entity, which is attractive for sponsors. According to Brandwatch, the Premier League offers sponsors the following benefits: 4.7 billion […]

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High brand value in the football economy

Global reach and management of brand assets are important parameters for football brands striving to maximize their brand value. Manchester United is a great example of a football brand, which has succeeded in terms of ‘going global’ and maximizing its revenue streams and brand value. According to BBC News, Manchester United recently reported a record […]

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