Licensing and Merchandising
Spurs and Somerset lead the way on growing retail through social, but clubs still leaving money on the table
In this week's China sports industry round-up: Second Formula E team becomes Chinese-owned; US-China trade war threatens sportswear production; Chinese World Cup attendance will be strong, if overstated
Steve Davis tells Ben Cronin how Fanatics is developing additional international merchandising opportunities for its existing roster of clients and forging new relationships with European and Asian rights-holders.
In just half a season, the Golden Knights NHL expansion team has captured the imagination of the US sports world with its success on the ice and, just as importantly, shattered the long-standing myth that Las Vegas is not a viable market for a major sports team.
Matthew Glendinning reports on some of the highlights from the Leaders Week conference in London.
With New Balance beating 'parasite brands' in a Chinese court and Liverpool FC launching a cut-price kit to beat the counterfeiters, major brands are clearly taking the theft of intellectual property seriously. Mark Dreyer finds out more.