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Manchester United’s Business Model

Sir Matt Busby has said at Manchester United, they strive for perfection – and if they fail to attain that, they “might just have to settle for excellence.” Manchester United and Their Business Model Manchester United manage and operate their business as one single reporting segment, which is to say they view themselves as operating…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 09.16.13 – 09.23.13

This week’s top news in the #SportsBiz includes Orlando City Soccer eyeing a spot in Major League Soccer.  Other news includes Fox holding a Super Bowl ad contest, fantasy sports proving to be a viable business, Toyota and NASCAR holding a tweet race, and Manchester United cashing in on sponsorships.  Read on. Sports Jobs Orlando…

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Manchester United-Sports Sponsorship

Manchester ‘U’ Aims To Achieve Sports Sponsorship, Media Deals With Opening Of U.S. East Coast Office

Manchester United is certainly a well-recognized brand across the pond in England. Yet, even in the United States, the 19-time English Premier League champions have their fair share of supporters. While superstars Wayne Rooney and Rio Ferdinand are using their popularity on social media as leverage in sports sponsorship negotiations, the team hopes to use…

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World’s 40 Most Valuable Sports Brands According To Forbes

Forbes.com recently rolled out its Forbes Fab 40, where it ranked the 10 most valuable sports brands in the world across four different categories: businesses, athletes, teams, and events. The results probably won’t surprise you, though. Nike ranked No. 1 overall in Forbes’ list of the world’s most valuable sports brands; the sports apparel company was worth…

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NFL vs. EPL: Who Wins The Social Media Playoffs? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Football versus, well, football. The National Football League is widely popular within the United States while English fútbol (soccer) is a global phenomenon, with one of Europe’s best known leagues being the English Premier League. So, according to social media, what league comes out on top? Granted, this isn’t an exact science comparing the two…

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Battle For Europe: La Liga vs. English Premier League (INFOGRAPHIC)

In Europe, there are two football powerhouse leagues — Spain’s La Liga and England’s Premier League  — and then there’s everybody else. And with the football season just beginning, theScore, a sports media company based out of Toronto, Ont., compared the top-tier leagues across the social media platforms, Facebook and Twitter. Additionally, there were other various…

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Manchester ‘U’ Tops Forbes’ List of World’s 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams (Infographic)

Forbes just recently released its annual Top 50 list of the world’s most valuable sports teams, with the National Football League holding the most places (32) of any professional league. Yet, once again, English soccer powerhouse Manchester United claimed the No. 1 spot with a $2.33 billion price tag with Real Madrid followed closely at No. 2 for…

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Manchester United Modernizes Corporate Communications

Manchester United last week confirmed that it has appointed Jon Tibbs Associates (JTA), a leading PR agency, to assist with its communications. You might wonder why the highly successful soccer club has made such an appointment. While United is still enjoying success on the pitch, all is not well off. The club, realizing this, is…

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