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Published September 15, 2008
|Nike Outfitting Some Ryder Cup
Members With Specially-Designed Shoe
CLASSIC TREATMENT: In Alabama, Herndon & Hicks report San Jose-based Bell Micro, sponsor of last weekend's Bell Micro LPGA Classic, "brought in more than 100 people it does business with" to the tournament. Sponsor events included a "Casino Night at the Battle House, dinner at the Bragg-Mitchell mansion, an excursion to the USS Alabama, a bass fishing tournament, golf at Magnolia Grove's Falls Course, and a skybox on the 18th green." Bell Micro President, Chair & CEO Don Bell: "We believe in hospitality. In an event like this you can develop relationships, which is really the key part of it" (Mobile PRESS-REGISTER, 9/15).
Fathead Offering Wall Sticker
Of Favre In Jets Uniform
WALL HAUL: In N.Y., Richard Wilner reported Fathead has started selling stickers of QB Brett Favre in a Jets uniform. Fathead CEO Brock Weatherup said that Favre "was the company's No. 1 seller last season, with more than 10,000 posters sold." Fathead does not release sales totals, but Weatherup added that the company on the whole "expects sales to jump 50[%] this year after doubling last year." Fathead also "plans to add international soccer stars for the holiday season" (N.Y. POST, 9/14).