Breaking News – Nike Terminates Lance Armstrong

Nike terminated the contract of Lance Armstrong this morning.  The evidence continues to mount that Armstrong is the biggest cheat and fraud that sport has ever known.  The statement from Nike. “Due to the seemingly insurmountable evidence that Lance Armstrong participated in doping and misled Nike for more than a decade, it is with great ...

Deal of the Day – Nike Bi-Fold Genuine Black Leather Wallet in Collectors Edition Tin for $9

Shark Stores today has a very nice looking Nike Bi-Fold Black Leather golf wallet.  I ordered one for myself.  The price is $19, but you can use a coupon code to cut it to $9. Here are the details:   SharkStores again offers the Nike Bi-Fold Leather Wallet in Black for $19. Coupon code “NIKESD10” ...

Kobe Bryant’s Grinch Sneakers 1

Here are the shoes Kobe Bryant will be wearing on Christmas Day.  They are “Grinch” themed, and I have to tell you that I love them.  I ran across this article and they are called the “awful.” Sneakers are supposed to be fun, and these are.  Come on where’s the Christmas spirit?  Besides, if anybody ...

Marketing Loyalty – Why I Heart American Airlines

I am once again a frequent customer of the friendly skies.  In 2008, I flew about 60,000 miles.  With the exception of one flight, they were all on American Airlines.  In 2009, the company I was working for basically imploded, and we quickly pretended to be “fiscally responsible” and cut travel.  I made 2 trips ...

Happy Holidays From Someupside

Wishing everyone a fantastic holiday season.  It’s off to a great start.  Here in North Texas, we had our first White Christmas in 83 years.  It has been an exciting 24 hours.  I wanted to share holiday wishes from my favorite crew, the Most Valuable Puppets from Nike.  Happy Holidays everyone!  

My Marketing (Shoe) Addiction

I have to confess, I have a disease.  I am addicted to Nike shoes.  This isn’t an easy thing to talk about, but I have heard that admitting the problem is your first step.  I have loved Nike shoes since I was about 12.  It started in 1984, with the first release of  the “Air ...