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 …

Luxury Brands & Celebrities:

An insight by Michael MacRitchie Celebrity endorsement of luxury fashion is hardly a new phenomenon, as it has been around for several centuries. Charles Worth, the man who invented haute couture in Paris in the nineteenth century, understood the importance of¬†linking celebrities to brands, even before this was recognized as an important marketing communications tool. To promote his fashion house …