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Hangin' With ... Fanatics Int'l President Steve Davis

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 20 / 17

Source: FANATICS STEVE DAVIS  was named president of Fanatics Int'l on Oct. 3. Davis, previously the CEO of digital fast-fashion retailer Rue La La following his time overseeing global operations for GSI Com...

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