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MARRIOTT TO CHAMPION 20 NEW SPORTS BARS AND RESTAURANTS
Published November 11, 1997
MD-based Marriott International "intends to spend $447,000 to purchase the rights to the Champion Sports memorabilia brand, part of a push to open sports-oriented bars and restaurants," according to the Baltimore SUN. Marriott is considering opening 20 sports bars or restaurants "worldwide" under the Champion name. As part of the agreement, VA-based Champion Sports Inc. will become Marriott's exclusive memorabilia supplier and a consultant to the company (Baltimore SUN, 11/11).