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FORECAST: What can we expect from the BIGGEST SPONSOR IN ASIA as it enters Singapore?

January 17, 2018

The dominant Chinese handset brand VIVO has finally made its debut in the Singapore market... but what can we expect from the biggest sponsor in Asia in 2016?
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HSBC Signals Strategy Shift As It Partners With BWF

January 10, 2018

In a major sponsorship coup for badminton, its global authority - the Badminton World Federation (BWF) - has secured a wide-ranging four-year partnership with HSBC marking a distinctive…
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Puma Mixes Up Indian Sponsorship Strategy With Edgy Collab

November 8, 2017

Puma India has collaborated with some of the nation’s burgeoning independent rappers, street artists and hip-hop dancers on its latest branded content play with creative agency DDB Mudra…
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Iconoclastic New Asian Telco Eyes Expansion: Prefers Tactical KOL-led Sponsorship

October 18, 2017

Singapore-based telco disruptor Circles.Life has been making a lot of waves in its ambitious efforts to corner 3 to 5% of the nation’s data-hungry consumers. And now it…

Insight: Nike Consolidates Sponsorship Spend in Face of Flat Revenues

October 3, 2017

In this feature we dwell on the apparel giant Nike, a company with a $1b global budget, but a company which is consolidating its Sponsorship spend in Asia…

ASN Interview: The ICC's Owners Tell Rights Holders To Keep It Simple In China

September 25, 2017

With the popularity of European football in Asia booming, the International Champions Cup (ICC) has expanded in the region, learning many valuable lessons about event structuring and sponsor…

Chinese Cosmetic Brand Commits US$232 MILLION Into Reality Show

September 21, 2017

Chinese organic cosmetics brand Hanhoo has invested an eye-watering RMB1.5 BILLION (US$223.2m) into a title sponsorship deal with provincial satellite broadcaster, Hunan TV.
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Hyundai Crisis in China Extends to Sponsorship Commitments

September 5, 2017

Hyundai Motor Company is in a mess in China. A rift within its joint venture, unpaid bills leading to a disrupted supply chain, a sales crash... all of…

Unknown Chinese Smartphone Leagoo Partners Spurs To Grow Global Brand

August 23, 2017

In a bid to increase its global awareness, relative unknown Chinese smartphone brand Leagoo has inked a five-year deal with EPL club Tottenham Hotspur as the club’s official…

Challenger Handset Brand Panasonic Poised To Increase Marketing Spends In India

August 15, 2017

Panasonic will pump in about US$31.24m this year in the marketing and promotion of its smartphones as it jostles with the likes of Samsung, Xiaomi and Lenovo in…