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Old 11 Jan 2019, 04:13 (Ref:3875407)   #1021
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Old 11 Jan 2019, 04:22 (Ref:3875408)   #1022
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Some companies, including Bunnings & JB Hi Fi, choose not to advertise with sporting teams because it effectively nails them to a side... like if they choose to brand Essendon FC, then in theory anyone who doesnt like Essendon isnt going to shop there...
Which is an utterly moronic mindset to have.
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Old 11 Jan 2019, 04:27 (Ref:3875410)   #1023
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I'm pretty sure Mitre 10 with Larko and Supercheap with Ellery was the same. Minimal financial outlay, with multiple suppliers footing the bill in return for small signage and preferred product placement.

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Old 11 Jan 2019, 04:33 (Ref:3875411)   #1024
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Which is an utterly moronic mindset to have.
Mr Bowe has been trying to get JB HiFi to come aboard his TCM car for a number of years, and this has always been the roadblock to him..
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Old 11 Jan 2019, 04:38 (Ref:3875414)   #1025
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Old 11 Jan 2019, 06:19 (Ref:3875418)   #1026
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Which is an utterly moronic mindset to have.
I assume you mean by the businesses as well as the non Essendon supporters. If so, well said.
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Old 11 Jan 2019, 06:37 (Ref:3875422)   #1027
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I assume you mean by the businesses as well as the non Essendon supporters. If so, well said.
Why would I choose to avoid a place of business, because they sponsor a team I don't follow?

It's just absurd.
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Old 11 Jan 2019, 07:24 (Ref:3875428)   #1028
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Why would I choose to avoid a place of business, because they sponsor a team I don't follow?

It's just absurd.
My dear old dad came close to that once. A long time cricket tragic he cracked the sh!ts with Pura milk after they renamed the Sheffield Shield the Pura Milk Cup. Maximising corporate opportunities and dollars were apparently more important to CA than respecting a hundred plus years of history and an iconic trophy.

Obviously its not the same with the V8's as they have pretty much trashed any links to the ATCC but nonetheless there is a right way and a wrong way to go about sponsorship.
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Old 11 Jan 2019, 07:51 (Ref:3875430)   #1029
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Why would I choose to avoid a place of business, because they sponsor a team I don't follow?

It's just absurd.
Do any Ford fans drink Red Bull? Or do they avoid it on the basis of their sponsorship of the works Holden team?
(I dont drink Red Bull but that is cos I dont particularly like it!)
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Old 11 Jan 2019, 09:04 (Ref:3875437)   #1030
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Mr Bowe has been trying to get JB HiFi to come aboard his TCM car for a number of years, and this has always been the roadblock to him..

As much as I like JB (the man) I have to wonder why JB (the company) would sponsor him? Yeah I know they share initials but that still wouldn’t get the deal over the line if I was a marketing manager. Maybe someone younger and with more mainstream appeal like Mostert or McLaughlin but not John Bowe.

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Some companies, including Bunnings & JB Hi Fi, choose not to advertise with sporting teams because it effectively nails them to a side... like if they choose to brand Essendon FC, then in theory anyone who doesnt like Essendon isnt going to shop there...



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Not the first time I’ve heard that about Bunnings and sponsorship. It’s a bit of a head scratcher-personally I’ll support any business that sponsors any team in this series even if it’s not one I overly support. Consider it this humble fans way of saying thanks for helping a team get trackside. Especially in this age where sponsorship is even harder to find (Shrugs)
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Old 11 Jan 2019, 10:42 (Ref:3875460)   #1031
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So will Bunnings branding be predominately appearing on the Team 18 car, with the bills being paid by Irwin (and others)?
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Old 11 Jan 2019, 22:08 (Ref:3875609)   #1032
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I'm pretty sure Mitre 10 with Larko and Supercheap with Ellery was the same. Minimal financial outlay, with multiple suppliers footing the bill in return for small signage and preferred product placement.
Supercheap still operate that model today, Kmart did likewise at Gibson and TWR.
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Old 11 Jan 2019, 22:20 (Ref:3875610)   #1033
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So will Bunnings branding be predominately appearing on the Team 18 car, with the bills being paid by Irwin (and others)?
I'm tipping that Bunnings have come via Stanley Black & Decker, the owners of Irwin. Maybe "Available at Bunnings" style signage. In return for prominent shelf space?

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Old 11 Jan 2019, 23:26 (Ref:3875621)   #1034
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Which is an utterly moronic mindset to have.
People have strange reasons for not buying products.

I haven't purchased any BP products since they changed their logo in 2000. I didn't like the look of it and what started as a joke has continued for nearly 20 years.

Also, I have never visited Crown Casino - not because I have something against gambling, but the fact that no-one else can build a casino to compete with them.

And I've never bought a Holden............
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Old 11 Jan 2019, 23:38 (Ref:3875625)   #1035
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And I've never bought a Holden............

You'll be fine now that they're all made offshore
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