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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Levy Retail To Be Rebranded As Rank + Rally, With Nets, Golden Knights Among New Clients

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 20 / 17

Levy Restaurants has rebranded its sports retail group as Rank + Rally and has signed the Nets and Golden Knights as its two newest clients. The company, formerly Levy Retail, now has 12 accounts at major league arenas, stadiums and Arlington Park ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: A suite approach

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SportsBusiness Journal: Kings plan recording studio

Eat your heart out, Jay Z. The Sacramento Kings plan to build a recording studio at Golden 1 Center, to accommodate touring artists who may want to lay down some tracks while in town to play a show at the arena. The team has reserved a 1,100-square-foot space at event level to build the studio ...

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