Kinesiology tape market leader KT Tape is looking to use the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio as a platform to sustain its dominance of the US market, Greg Venner, Chief Executive of KT Tape, told Sports Sponsorship Insider.
Sporting goods manufacturer Hungaria is using sport sponsorships as part of a relaunch strategy to increase brand awareness and merchandising opportunities.
The domestic sales programme for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games is once again gaining traction after signing four second-tier deals in the past three months.
German discount supermarket chain Aldi has signed a four-year deal with British Olympic Association (BOA) for the Official Supermarket rights to the British Olympic team, covering the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio and the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.
Sports Sponsorship Insider understands that Japanese carmaker Toyota will pay an astonishing figure for the International Olympic Committee’s TOP Partner rights in the new ‘mobility’ sector category, for eight years from 2017 to 2024.
The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) has hit its asking price on its first top-tier domestic deals for the 2020 Games.
New commercial plans set out by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) could spur twofold or threefold increases in TOP Partner values if executed properly, Timo Lumme, managing director of IOC Television & Marketing Services, has told Sports Sponsorship Insider.
US-based airline United’s title sponsorship deal for the New York Half Marathon is part of a strategy centred on transport hubs, Mark Krolick, managing director of marketing and product development for United, told Sports Sponsorship Insider.
Dow Chemical Company’s sustainability partnership with the Rio 2016 Organising Committee will cost the brand nothing extra in rights, but could earn it major financial rewards in the lead up to and after the Olympic Games.
Dow Chemical Company’s sustainability partnership with the Rio 2016 Organising Committee could earn it major financial rewards in the lead up to and after the Olympic Games.
Samsung has wrapped up the computer and telecommunications categories under the terms of its extended Worldwide Partner deal for the Olympic Games, from 2017 to 2020.
Omega president Stephen Urquhart told Sports Sponsorship Insider that there will be no change to the luxury watch brand’s sponsorship strategy or targeted sports over the next 24 months.
Japanese carmaker Nissan is looking to enforce a cohesive marketing strategy across all of its sporting properties in order to push the same message across its key markets.
Industry experts have labelled sponsorship sales for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow a success after the event closed on a number of supplier deals this month to complete its programme and reach record Commonwealth revenues.