Archive for the 'Business' Category

September 25th, 2014

World Cup Gear Helps Nike Top Profit Estimates … By A Lot

NIKE, INC. announced their fiscal 2015 first quarter results today and they were good. And by good, I mean effing phenomenal. The financial talk is that their net income in the quarter ended Aug. 31 rose 23 percent to $962 million, or $1.09 a share, up from $779 million, or 86 cents, a year earlier, the Beaverton, Oregon-based company said today in a ...
September 21st, 2014

You Should check out “Dash Radio” and The FIFA 15 Channel – Commercial Free Music

Dash Radio was created by the world’s biggest DJ’s who became fed up with the limitations of regular FM radio (and hate internet playlists that pose as radio powered by soulless computers). Together, they formed Dash with one goal: to provide the best radio platform in the world. What this is, is streaming music, with incredible variety, ...
July 14th, 2014

AdWeek asks if USMNT Keeper TIM HOWARD is the Perfect Brand Partner

Is Tim Howard the Perfect Brand Partner? World Cup phenom already has deals with Nike, McDonald's—more on the way? Following his gutsy performance for Team USA in the FIFA World Cup, goalkeeper Tim Howard is preparing for a big score. The 35-year-old American, who also plays for Everton in England, became a media darling in the wake of ...
May 15th, 2014

Bloomberg Businessweek Weighs In On Nike Soccer v adidas Soccer

Brendan Geeley of Bloomberg Businessweek takes a look at the battle between nike and adidas when it comes to soccer. It's a good read that focuses in on how Nike and adidas both go about their soccer strategy in some similar ways but they each also have their own unique approaches and strategies. From the article: "Since 1970, Adidas has ...
May 12th, 2014

Watch :: Clint Dempsey’s “Little Voice In Your Stomach” Oberto Beef Jerky Commercial with Stephen A. Smith

Watch Clint Dempsey quiet the little voice in his stomach using Oberto's tasty all natural beef jerky with no preservatives or artificial ingredients. Interesting. Never thought I'd see a soccer commercial with Screamin' A. Smith. Its good though. I like this campaign. I like that Clint is getting some love on a national level and I like that ...
February 22nd, 2014

Fast Company Names Uncharted Play (Soccket) one of the top 10 most innovative companies in sports

from FASTCOMPANY 8. UNCHARTED PLAY For lighting it up. With their unique product, Soccket, Uncharted Play founders Jessica Matthews and Julia Silverman tapped into the global popularity of soccer in hopes of providing a clever and much-needed source of renewable energy for the estimated 1.4 billion people worldwide without access to ...
February 5th, 2014

MLS Announces David Beckham Has Exercised His Option For An MLS Club

It's official, David Beckham is taking his talents to Miami. In a press conference today, it was announced that Beckham has exercised his option for an MLS expansion team and that he will build his team in Miami. There wasn't a tremendous amount of details that were put forth in the press conference, mainly the exercising of the option for a franchise ...
January 27th, 2014

PUMA and Arsenal Announce Long Term Partnership

This has been talked about for awhile now, but today came the official announcement at a London press conference. PUMA will become Arsenal's official kit partner starting July 1st, 2014. This is another big get for PUMA after signing some big players recently and extending partnerships with Borussia Dortmund and Italy. PUMA is continuing to make some ...