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Sports business
Whether you call them influencers or brand ambassadors, it doesn't matter: former basketball star Kobe Bryant (nicknamed "Black Mamba") and Nike, like David Beckham and Adidas, are successful examples of long-term partnerships that work across the entire marketing mix and within communications across all media genres.
Digitalization is also revolutionizing sports sponsorship. Marketing managers are increasingly shifting their budgets from print, radio and TV to the Internet, especially to social media. These are the biggest trends in picture sponsoring in 2019.




China
Der NBA-Basketballer Klay Thompson ist Antas Werbegesicht in China.
On their home market in China, Anta Sports is the number three behind Nike and Adidas. The possible acquisition of Amer Sports could lead to the sportswear company, which is mostly unknown in Europe, becoming the worldwide number three. Read the opinion of ISPO experts from Asia here.

Sports business
The Outdoor Industry Association opposes US customs duties.
The Outdoor Industry Association has protested against Donald Trump's tariffs on imports from China. The US President is hoping for economic growth in the USA with these tariffs, but he is hitting the sporting goods and outdoor industry hard - as well as consumers.

Sports business
Laura Dahlmeier wird bei Olympia künftig auch vor Allianz-Werbebanden laufen.
From 2021, Allianz will be a partner of the International Olympic Committee. The company will advertise for the first time at the Winter Games in Beijing 2022. The Munich-based insurance group expects this to lead to increasing interaction with new target groups.