Debbie Stephenson is the Content Marketing Manager for Firmex. She has over 7 years of writing experience in both the public and private sectors, with a strong interest in media, technology and finance. Debbie holds a Bachelor of Creative Industries and Master of Business from Queensland’s University of Technology. Her thesis “The Financial Services Cultural Orientation Matrix” was published by the Australasian Marketing Journal in 2012.
Gareth Bale's €100m transfer to Real Madrid was labelled the “craziest deal in the history of football,” but a closer look at the ROI of top football players suggests that it might not be so crazy after all.
Once dubbed “the people’s game,” football, soccer, or whatever else you want to call it, has transformed into a billion-dollar business. See how much player transfer fees have risen over the last 120 years.
Since its inception in 1930, the FIFA World Cup has grown to become the biggest single-event sporting competition in the world. In celebration of the 2014 World Cup, Firmex has brought together these amazing FIFA World Cup facts.
With the 2014 FIFA World Cup upon us, Firmex takes a closer look at some of the deal-making practices within football. Specifically, the third party ownership of players, and why this practice is so controversial.
World politics may be important, but messing with TV is serious business. The proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner - two of the nation's largest cable and Internet providers - has unleashed a firestorm of debate online and on Capitol...