Nike is the world’s largest sports apparel company by revenue, but lags behind Adidas when it comes to soccer. Both companies are hoping record TV audiences for the World Cup will boost their business in this area.Under the deal with Manchester United (MANU), Adidas will provide uniforms for all the club’s teams from the 2015 2016 season. Adidas will also be the exclusive worldwide distributor of Manchester United branded merchandise.”We expect total sales to reach 1.5 billion during the duration of our partnership,” said Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer.Nike’s 13 year contract with the club will end with the close of the 2014 2015 season.Related: Nike scores a goal on Wall StreetAdidas signed up despite a sharp deterioration in Manchester United’s performance since legendary coach Alex Ferguson retired a year ago.Under Ferguson, the team had won the richest national soccer league for 13 of the last 21 years, and used the steady flow of broadcast and matchday revenue to invest in players and build a global commercial brand.The team ended the 2013 2014 season without success in domestic league and cup competitions, and it also failed to qualify for Europe’s top competition the Champion’s League meaning the loss of some $50 million in related broadcast revenue and prime time TV exposure.Still, the club’s fortunes off the field have continued to improve.
Annick fensch sur LE TEMPS DES CERISES, une petite chronologie. Micheline sur PARIS DISPARU LE TABOU DE LA RUE DAUPHINEPaysage de Bruandet, les animaux sont de Swebach.N le 3 juillet 1755 Paris, mort le 25 mars dans la capitale. Sarrasin. The NBA is switching from Adidas to Nike as their official uniform provider this season and several teams have already shown off their new duds. While most of the changes have been subtle so far, the biggest difference has been the inclusion of the Nike logo on the front of the jerseys and shorts. Adidas did not have their logo on the uniforms..
Beachwood Police Chief Gary Haba said officers went inside to find the 59 year old dead from five to six gunshot wounds. Police say a two car crash led to one driver beating another to death with a bat then the suspect was hit by another car and killed. A driver was headed to the Sacramento International Airport on Interstate 5 early Saturday morning when he saw the body of a man in the road, according to KTXL.
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