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Insights into the ‘hybrid’ nature of sports branding – extracts from a research process

Sports branding presents the essence of commercial meaning and passion that surround the business of sports. It is a complex and dynamic concept. However, it is an interesting phenomenon that can show sports entities a new profitable breeding ground. If these entities delve into the deeper elements of sports branding’s multifaceted texture, they will find […]

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Corporate brands taking advantage of the passionate texture of football – Nike vs. Adidas

On top of being a premium football event, the FIFA World Cup is also a social party for corporate brands. Despite not being one of the official FIFA sponsors, other brands still invests highly in football’s most notorious party. For Nike, its football (soccer) business unit has already created buzz around the #RiskEverything campaign, which […]

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Messi, football, Adidas, FIFA World Cup 2014 and ‘hybrid sportsbranding’

“Personal sports branding apply fundamentals from classic branding theory. Consistency is important but given the personal feelings and thoughts of athletes, a personal sports brand is subject to instinct positive or negative changes caused by personal actions. Additionally, in personal sports branding the athlete’s performances on the field are changing over time from the athletic […]

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Football & Sports Economy: The commercial stakes are high when sports properties fail to deliver

Economic indicators point to the fact that there are much money at stake for sports properties and their commercial stakeholders when betting on the ‘certainty’ that a specific sports property will succeed on the playing field. Overall, football is the most popular and commercially developed sport in Denmark and in many other countries worldwide. Thus, […]

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