“Runaway Royal” High Tea at Crown Sydney

Celebrating the drop of their latest collection “Runaway Royal”, 15 of Australia’s top Chinese fashion influencers were invited to take part in a vivid and whimsical experience hosted by fashion brand, Camilla.  A rich feast of high fashion and culinary delight, guests were treated to a morning tea at The Tea House located in the recently unveiled Crown Sydney. Welcoming VIP guests …

Homegrown Aussies at Alpha-H strike gold

2020 has been a tough year for everyone across the board, with Covid-19 halting innovation and progress across a number of industries. Which is why it makes Alpha-H and their visionary decision to finally break into China a stroke of genius. Proudly Australian owned and operated, Alpha-H is considered a global leader in corrective and preventive skin care. A culture …

China’s Celebrity Ambassador Minefield

Luxury brands navigate the risks and rewards of banking on celebrity ambassadors, Alibaba gears up for Singles Day with the launch of China’s largest robotics warehouse, and JD.com apologises for a sexist marketing blunder. Read China Decoded to make sense of the market   Original article was published by Business of Fashion.  MGI Entertainment was interviewed by Casey Hall. The …

MGI Brokers Deal for Jessica Alba and JORYA

News by Laura Bowman SHANGHAI (May 22nd 2015) –JORYA hosted Jessica Alba as the distinguished guest of their fashion show, “Reflection New York”. The iconic fashion enterprise debuted its new line as Mrs. Alba enjoyed the innovative, industrial display and mingled with local celebrities. JORYA was founded in 1992 and is now widely recognized as an elegant and unique female clothing …

Want to work with a celebrity? Work with celebrity marketing specialist.

  An insight by Michael MacRitchie Would you ask your accountant to perform legal work? Would you ask your lawyer to perform dental procedures? The answer is obviously “no”. You work with specialists to execute specialist tasks…. Every agency can do anything their client asks right? Most agencies will try and get as much work out of their client as …

Justin Timberlake Manager Johnny Wright on Secret Plans Around ‘20/20 Experience;

News by Justine GOLDZAHL I picked this article on  “BillboardBiz”.  The article can be found on this link if you click here or part of it is just below as well. Justin Timberlake has a rare ability to seem to be everywhere without actually being in that many places. In a way, the marketing around his new album, The 20/20 Experience – …

Luxe Brands Embrace Chinese Celebrities

MGI Entertainment founder Michael MacRitchie is interviewed by Casey Hall from WWD (Womens Wear Daily) SHANGHAI – It’s difficult to avoid the ubiquitous smiling faces of China’s favorite celebrities.They appear on billboards, in magazines and in television commercials. In short, they are everywhere. And fashion show attendees in New York and Europe are almost certain to spot them as increasingly important front-row fixtures.As they put …

Turn that weakness into a strength….

An insight by Michael MacRitchie Military strategist, Sun Tze, (pictured) said that “if you know yourself and your enemy you can fight a hundred battles and score a hundred victories”.  “Business” really is the name given to the war fought by organizations and brands .   Marketing strategist, Jack Trout, wrote that you should simply think of your competitors as “The …

‘weighing up if a celebrity is right for your brand’ value

An insight by Michael MacRitchie It is not uncommon to switch on the television and be confronted by celebrity after celebrity propounding the virtues of some brand or other. Celebrity advertising has always been popular and a fast growing economy attracts celebrities by the dozen in this space. People are easily influenced and impressed by celebrities, and consider it a …

Want to know what kind of Chinese man western women want to marry?

An insight by Michael MacRitchie Ok China readers it is official…. Not that this is entirely breaking news but Andy Lau is “officially” the hottest Asian actor.  Apparently he now not only ticks all the boxes for Chinese Women but now Western women are also swooning for him… The movie star came out tops in a survey of 108 Western …

Dianna Krall & Rolex

In the classical music field, Rolex has been performing with many well-known artists establish a stable connection, from Domingo (Plácido Domingo) to the Yaba Cecilia Bartoli (Cecilia Bartoli), from Li Yundi (Yundi Li) to the Yo-Yo Ma (Yo -yo Ma), as both had a happy co-operation with the Rolex. In the field of contemporary music, jazz days after Diana Krall children …

USA Pre-Olympic Basketball Games

Objective Create a national level of awareness for DELL brand in China during the Olympic year when (Lenovo was the sponsor of the Olympics and Local company) Strategy Develop consumer promotions surrounding the first USA basketball visit to Shanghai playing games against Russia and Australia. Design an interactive video game with Touch media where consumers receive all the necessary and …

Avril Lavigne Attitude for Hair

    Got2be Sponsored Avril Lavigne tour of China Background Got2be had worked with Maroon 5 the previous year and had enjoyed great success. Got 2 be saw Avril as the perfect fit for their brand as she is full of attitude & spunk. Objectives To maximize the on site exposure at the different show locations. To market to Avril’s …

Celine Dion Shanghai concert.

  BUSINESS CHALLENGE: Chow Tai Fook were looking to expand their business scope and marketing their products to the West. Chow Tai Fook asked Emma Entertainment to help create a strategic framework for their local markets that would clarify the role of each Chow tai Fook brand in music and hence generate more engaging, effective and complementary music marketing solutions. …

Diesel & Maroon 5

Objective Music and Fashion tends to mix well but often the deep connection is missed. Develop an authentic  on-line music destination DIESEL U MUSIC that allows consumers access to their favorite artists by providing exclusive content, live performances and behind the scenes access all in a DIESEL branded environment, surrounded by DIESEL products. Strategy A DIESEL-branded website that houses unique …

Christina Aguilera & Chivas.

Objective Strengthen Chivas reputation as being the premier sponsor for international music Develop a program with national scope that can be executed locally; and, Drive more than one million engagements – all via Chivas media Strategy Understanding that Chivas life college students  live music, we sought to leverage this natural enthusiasm by creating a promotion that tapped into these passions.  …