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Subway Gets Last-Minute Deal To Air New Super Bowl Spot

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 01 / 15

Subway will debut a spot near the end of NBC's Super Bowl pregame show in a deal that was concluded just yesterday. The QSR last year bought a last-minute spot in the Super Bowl broadcast. Subway CMO Tony Pace this year was again negotiating almost until the last minute, and came up with a unit th...

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07/28/11
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07/27/11
NCAA Panel Proposes Broader Agent Definition

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07/26/11
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07/12/11
Chubby Chandler Reshaping Golf Landscape

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