Archive for the ‘Sporting Success’ Category

UK sports attendances topped 70 million in 2015

Attendances at professional sports events in the UK topped 70 million in 2015- up 5%, according to Deloitte’s. Football was the overall winner in the attendance stakes at 43.4 million, while three of the 10 best attended showpieces were horseracing events. Rugby union attendances, boosted by the 2.5 million fans at the Rugby World Cup, […]

January 8, 2016  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Win, Growing Businesses, Growing Economy, Sporting Success, Uncategorized, Winning Businesses  No Comments

Nike increases it’s profits by quarter

Sportswear maker Nike reported a 24% increase in profit from selling more high end shoes and clothes. The company said net income rose to £550 million in the three months to the end of May, an increase from £465 million a year earlier. The results were better than many analyst expectations’. Nike saw growing demand […]

June 25, 2015  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Global Business, Sporting Success, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

Manchester United is most valuable football brand

Manchester United is the world’s most valuable football brand. The finding was according to a report from consultancy Brand Finance- with United replacing Bayern Munich as the most valuable club. Despite winning no trophies again last season the Old Trafford club’s brand is estimated to be worth £789 millon. Six of the top 10 most […]

June 12, 2015  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Business Win, Global Business, Sporting Success, Uncategorized  No Comments

Rory McIlroy signs record Nike deal

Rory McIlroy has signed a record sponsorship deal with Nike- making him one of the highest paid sports stars in the world.The exact detail of the sponsorship may never be revealed, but it has been reported to be worth around £62 million to £77 million over five years. That could earn the County Down golfer […]

February 12, 2013  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Business Win, Global Business, Sporting Success, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments