Not everything went as smoothly for James Mungro in Indianapolis this season as a 14 2 record might indicate. But the former East Stroudsburg High running back came back to a recurring theme this week during a phone call from Indy’s practice facility. Mungro’s message: All’s still well heading into Sunday’s AFC divisional playoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Students in Dr. Wright Creativity in the Marketplace (Marketing 440) class have been given a unique opportunity: to select a non profit and use their marketing skills to solve a specific problem facing that non profit. We had an opportunity to chat with the group leaders from two different groups to find out more about their non profit and what they are doing to help..
According to court documents, the privately held, Colorado based chain will shutter all of its 463 stores by the end of August.Expect discounts to begin at relatively tame levels in the 20 percent range. Money predicts more substantial, liquidation level bargains won’t begin until the end of summer, as the August deadline approaches. The company assumednaming rights in 2011,but fans overwhelmingly prefer the arena lose its corporate sponsorship entirely and revert back to the original “Mile High Stadium.””It seems like every retail industry is dealing with its own set of challenges,” Katie Nemec, spokeswoman for the National Sporting Goods Association, told USA Today.
Come in and they want to take a short cut and be low budget, and that what we did, said Jacober candidly, noting he and his partner were under resourced for the effort. Really you got to redesign it so that it interesting and intriguing. Also doubts whether an independent operator can succeed in a space the size of the Metals Building, which has roughly 160 seats.
Nike last week announced a new retail concept, called Unlaced, that will specialize in women sneakers. The company is also expanding its lineup of women sizes, and earlier this year released its first collection of sneakers designed entirely by a team of 14 women. There are also signs that Crocs, Tevas, Uggs and Birkenstocks all known for being comfortable, if less than attractive are making a comeback..
6. Staying with the NASCAR theme: the Nextel commercial featuring fans trying to get young Carl Edwards to do his victory flip. He won’t do it. Charlie Crist’s. And Crist is making the Senate appointment. Justin Bates’ hospital bill has reached $3.4 million, and Justin’s mother, Cynthia Mendat, has reached the breaking point.