MetLife Ending Use Of Blimps At Sporting Events PGA Tour Implements New Scheduling Rule A-B Lands Naming Rights To FedExForum Studio Safeway Open Suffers From Woods' Withdrawal PGA Tour Eyes Possible Schedule Changes Finchem Says Tour Will Stay In NC Bud Light Using Car Wrap Company To Promote Cans EMC To Title Sponsor PGA Tour Event In Boston Venus To Appear In AmEx Ads Around U.S. Open AmEx Using Holograms In U.S. Open Activation
SBD/6/Sponsorships Advertising Marketing
Published October 6, 1994
This week's PGA event, the 24th annual Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Golf Classic, will be the first tournament that will use Motorola's wireless score updating system (THE DAILY)....American Express announced yesterday that they will eliminate 6,000 jobs and shut several operations centers over the next two years as part of a massive reorganization of its credit card division (AP/ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 10/6)....USAir's gain of only 1.1% in airline seat capacity was its smallest gain in seven months. Some analysts said USAir suffered from the result of the September 8 crash near Pittsburgh (Mult., 10/6)....A WALL STREET JOURNAL report notes American beers are gaining in popularity in the United Kingdom. Budweiser is one of the top 10 selling brands in the UK, while Miller and Coors are also gaining popularity (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 10/6)....L.A. Gear Inc. said yesterday that it had selected Chiat/Day to handle the creative portion of its account, with billings estimated at $20M. The account had been handled in-house and on a project basis by Ketchum Advertising and Ground Zero for the last few months after L.A. Gear had parted with its previous agency, Ogilvy & Mather (N.Y. TIMES, 10/6).