You run fenders to protect your drive train, cargo, adjacent riders (it rather incourteous to spray your fellow commuters with filthy road water), and yourself from road castoff. This castoff primarily takes the form of precipitation (if it wet) or road sludge (if it very cold and wet). If you living in the same Socal that I am, neither of the above scenarios happen very often.
Nike also has a sponsorship deal with Serena Williams, and recently released its first line of female Air Jordans.Nike is also the official uniform provider of the NBA this season a deal it snatched from Adidas. Nike also recently locked in a long standing partnership with the NFL with a deal that runs through 2028.Nike depends on big names for marketing, and still features the biggest names. But Adidas has encroached on that territory.In 2015 it lured NBA superstar James Harden away from Nike.Last week it announced a 10 year deal with the University of Washington, taking over from Nike as the official sponsor.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThis week on the Age of Persuasion, we look at the Marketing Pioneers who created products that created industries. We talk about the first company to link diamond rings to engagements, how alcohol inspired the very first travel agent, how a brainstorm while ice fishing ignited a $97 billion dollar industry, how a traveling salesman and his date led to the first car rental, and how an embarrassing moment in a restaurant revolutionized the way we shop. Each pioneer was a visionary, each overcame almost insurmountable obstacles, and all of them changed our lives forever.
GET MONEY FOR JUST RECRUITING = SCAMThe American Federal Trade Commission, or the FTC, states very clearly that if there are more reward based on recruiting than reward based on selling, then there is a HIGH suspicion of a pyramid scheme. The reason is simple: where is the money coming from, if not from sales? The only other source of income is from the membership fees, and that makes this a Ponzi or Pyramid scheme/scam. The American Federal Bureau of Investigations, or FBI, defines a pyramid scheme as an operation where you have to recruit two or more people into the system to get paid..
But then there’s the case of Chick fil A, the fast food chain whose charitable arm has donated millions of dollars to organizations that don’t support gay marriage. The chicken purveyor had been mostly mum on the issue until Dan Cathy, president of Chick fil A and son of the founder S. Truett Cathy, recently spoke with the Baptist Press:.