Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews tweeted Thursday that he would quit playing football rather than be forced to stand during the anthem. The tweet, which was in response to a question posed by a TV producer, was quickly deleted. Matthews, whose father is a Marine and whose brother died in Afghanistan in 2015, has stayed off the field during the anthem..
Despite gloomy headlines out of China, many brands are still investing in it. Sweden’s H is expanding fast, and Japan’s Uniqlo is opening 100 stores a year there. Costco and Macy’s have entered China but only online, through Alibaba. Did a local legend “betray” his home team? No, because the fact is, LeBron James did not owe Ohio his entire life’s work just because he grew up there. He gave of himself body and soul for the fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers, for which they should be eternally grateful and make him always welcome to come for a visit, even with a visiting team. Thanks for the memories, as Bob Hope, once a part owner of Cleveland’s baseball team would have sang..
But I think Uesaka would not have been better off paying the 600k+equipment or whatever their offer was. It was not going to pay off for them with enough more sales. To make back that much money, you need several million in added sales you would not have otherwise received.
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For AB InBev, the calculation is simple: Fans of winning teams buy more tickets and ultimately more beer. But the brewer isn’t stopping at wins and losses. It is layering in a range of metric based incentives, like reaching a certain number of eyeballs with Budweiser branded social media videos produced by teams.
Whilst this is my second year of working in these extreme conditions, it was still tough for the first few days of getting used to the cold. We sleep in unheated tents, to escape the Arctic’s biggest killer carbon monoxide poisoning. This meant climbing into a sleeping bag at 40C on the first few nights, and second year round this still felt horrid.