Nike Shifts Approach To Sponsorship As NBA Evolves A-B InBev Latest To End USOC Sponsorship Nike Will Not Include Sleeves On NBA Jerseys J.C. Penney, Kohl's Going Big On Activewear Nike Makes Batch Of LeBron 14's For Early Release Recent Tennis Trend Has Opponents Dressing Alike Nike Gets Diverse For Latest Kyrie Shoe RBC Doesn't Renew Deal With Jason Day Morey Developing Basketball-Themed Musical Nike Debuts LeBron 14 Sneakers On Christmas Day
SBD/13/Sponsorships Advertising Marketing
Published February 13, 1995
Rockets center Hakeem Olajuwon signed a new deal with Spalding. Olajuwon-sponsored shoes will sell at mass merchandisers such as K-Mart and Target for "no more than $60, starting this fall." Ralph Greene, Exec VP of Olajuwon's investment company: "On a fee basis he is getting something similar to what he could get with the other companies" (N.Y. TIMES, 2/12)....A federal jury awarded Anheuser-Busch $5M in a trademark dispute with Labatt Breweries over ice-brewed beers. Labatt had claimed it invented ice beer, but the jury rejected Labatt's claim that ice beer are trademarks (Mult., 2/13).....The BRANDWEEK "Rumor Mill" has Roadmaster eyeing MacGregor Golf and Nike pondering Titleist/Foot-Joy" (BRANDWEEK, 2/13 issue).