Mar 27, 2018

Booking global celebrities: Dos and don'ts

Asian brands enlisting the support of international talent can have a huge impact in the home market and abroad, but all too often they make the same easily avoidable mistakes, says UK talent booker Emma Usher.

Jan 5, 2015

New rules for China’s brand ambassadors

As China moves to outlaw ridiculous celebrity endorsement claims, brands will need to learn new marketing tactics.

Apr 23, 2014

Celebrity endorsers versus micro influencers

Pros and cons of endorsers, both famous and otherwise.

Apr 7, 2014

Fan Bingbing embarrasses L'Oréal with illogical Weibo post

SHANGHAI – Actress and L'Oréal endorser Fan Bingbing posted frizzy-hair photos on her Weibo account just before the weekend. Unfortunately, hair wasn't the only thing going haywire, as the posts implied a logical fallacy that social-media users quickly pounced on, leaving the brand red-faced.

Jan 14, 2013

Chinese sportswear brand Peak signs NBA player Tony Parker

HONG KONG - Peak Sport Products has signed an endorsement agreement with Tony Parker, a four-time NBA All-Star and point guard for the San Antonio Spurs.

Aug 8, 2011

Focus Media Network receives investment boost from Gen2 Partners

HONG KONG - Focus Media Network, a digital out-of-home media company, has announced an additional investment by Asia-based Gen2 Partners Limited.