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Fire a failing manager and other lessons from sports

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Apr 22, 2014
The soccer team Manchester United sacked its manager after less than a season. How does business operate?

Manchester United loses a leader, but hopes to maintain a brand

May 8, 2013
Manchester United is a top British soccer team and one of world's most successful sporting franchises. Will the departure of its legendary coach Sir Alex Ferguson harm its global brand?

Famed soccer team Manchester United debuts on NYSE

Aug 10, 2012
Manchester United's IPO raised $230 million, but not much excitement. Why are investors coy about publicly traded sports teams?

After Facebook 'hangover,' IPOs raring to go

Aug 6, 2012
With six companies going public this week, the hangover from Facebook's IPO appears to be easing.

GM to sponsor English football club Manchester United

May 31, 2012
It's another out-of-the-box marketing move from the carmaker.