So while others recall the best deals of the year, the most effective campaigns and those who made a difference, I’ll take this opportunity to impart some of the more important life lessons that one can take into the coming year in sports marketing. This is the time of year when folks put together their […]Read More »
The November 22, 2010 GolfWire business feature highlighted Sports and Leisure Research Group President Jon Last’s comments on how evolving consumer attitudes present new marketing challenges and opportunities for golf facility operators. ORLANDO, Fla. (Nov. 22, 2010) – As golfers migrate toward a digital lifestyle and seek out easier ways to make choices, courses that […]Read More »
In a still-uncertain economic climate, sports marketers are rightfully putting greater emphasis on customer loyalty and fan experience. In a still-uncertain economic climate, sports marketers are rightfully putting greater emphasis on customer loyalty and fan experience. Last month I spoke at a golf industry conference about an approach we’ve developed to help clients address this, […]Read More »
As reported in the Wall Street Journal, this is an executive summary of the comprehensive study of current and lapsed women golfer attitudes, as well as over 600 facility owner/operators, conducted by SLRG and commissioned by the NGCOA and Little Family Foundations.
SLRG’s annual Golf Consumer Outlook Study as presented to Sports Illustrated Golf Group’s breakfast held on Thursday, January 28th. The latest forward looking golfer attitudes and perceptions about golf retail, the economy and participation in the year ahead, will be culled from a study just fielded among nearly 1,000 core and avid golfers.
The PGA’s new Golfer Portraits segmentation study, conducted by Sports and Leisure Research Group, is highlighted in the November issue of PGA Magazine and on PGA’s member-only web site, PGALinks.com. A brief study overview is provided in this article.Read More »
We are still clawing our way out of an economy that has not fully righted itself, and the current consumer mindset brings significant implications for sports marketers. The prevailing attitude has become one of calculated rather than conspicuous consumption. Last month, I teased the notion raised by our research that we are cycling through a […]Read More »
AXE Shower Gel commericals; we’ve all seen them. A guy slathers some on in the shower and when he steps outside, stampeding women are upon him like hungry hyenas. While most men have come to accept this as wishful thinking, the scenarios presented in these ads have stirred up quite a debate; Are we women […]Read More »