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Disney secures naming rights at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium

Melbourne Stadiums Limited (MSL) and The Walt Disney Company Australia have today announced a new naming rights deal that will see the Docklands Stadium named Marvel Stadium as of 1st…

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May 24, 2018 Entertainment / Marketing / Retail / Sport / Venues /


Intellectual property key to expansion of Shanghai Disney Resort

The Shanghai Disney Resort has this week opened Pixar Toy Story Land, the first addition to the theme park since it opened in June 2016. The seventh themed ‘land’ within…

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May 3, 2018 Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Tourism /


Plus Fitness opens first two clubs in India

Australian based gym franchise Plus Fitness has launched in India with the opening of two clubs in the city of Ahmedabad. Targeting the Western Territory of India, a third gym is scheduled…

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Apr 5, 2018 Fitness / Retail /


Leading regional sports brands and events recognised at 2017 SPIA Asia Awards

Asia’s top sports brands and events have been recognised this week at the 2017 SPIA Asia Awards - presented during the 3rd SPIA Asia, Asia’s Sports Industry Awards &…

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Nov 9, 2017 Events / Marketing / Retail / Sport / Tourism /


Investments in China’s theme parks driving Asian tourism

China’s theme park boom has been identified as a major trend for Asia in this year’s edition of the Global Trends Report, with new developments and an emerging middle class…

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Nov 15, 2016 Attractions / Culture / Entertainment / Retail / Tourism /


UFC Gyms begin South East Asian expansion

With more than 135 fitness facilities in the USA, Australia, Canada, South America and the United Arab Emirates, UFC Gym has announced that it will be expanding in South East Asia.…

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Sep 27, 2016 Entertainment / Fitness / Retail / Sport /


While its fitness industry grows, China’s 1.3 billion people are still not getting enough exercise

Amid annualised growth of 11.8% between 2011 and 2016, China’s fitness industry is set to generate US$5.81 billion in revenues in 2016, according to a recently released report from…

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Sep 13, 2016 Fitness / Recreation / Retail / Wellness /


KFit acquires Groupon’s Indonesian operations

Fitness-sharing platform KFit has diversified its business with the acquisition of Groupon’s Indonesian operations. With the voucher-based ecommerce venture looking to streamline its…

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Jun 9, 2016 Fitness / Retail /



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