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Fanatics CEO Looks For Cyber Monday Sales To Eclipse '14 Record

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 30 / 15

Fanatics CEO Doug Mack appeared on CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” to discuss online sales, noting last year’s “Cyber Monday” was the company’s “biggest day” on record.” Mack: “We knew we had a huge hurdle to jump over today and while it's st...

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