Title: President-chief operating officer, Pro Player, Hudson, N.H.
Coup: Helping ink the deal that made the little-known Pro Player brand highly recognized almost overnight through a stadium sponsorship.
Opinion: Not all stadium sponsors actually target sports-minded consumers like Pro Player's audience.
Prediction: Sales of licensed sports apparel were hurt by the baseball strike then the basketball lockout, but watch for baseball merchandise to boom this year.
Insight: Authentic jerseys remain hot sellers, especially with hockey and football fans, but fashion-style team apparel styled for everyday wear is growing fastest.
Thrill: Speed. When University of Tennessee won the NCAA championship, we had thousands of licensed apparel items in stores the next day. Within three days,