September 17, 2021

K-Pop Groups: The Next Great Brand Collaboration

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K-Pop Groups: The Next Great Brand Collaboration

September 17, 2021
R&CPMK’S EVP OF STRATEGIC INSIGHTS & ANALYTICS, MIKE FEIN, SHARES HIS INSIGHT WITH PRWEEK, ON THE REACH OF K-POP, ABILITY OF ARTISTS & THEIR TEAMS TO INFLUENCE CULTURE, AND THE STRENGTH OF K-POP FAN BASES Here’s what he had to say: It’s the fan bases that make all the difference, according to Michael Fein, EVP of R&CPMK’s strategy and analytics division, which is working with South Korean rapper CL and represented BTS when the group first broke into the U.S. market. “These groups are naturally doing the types of things that create culture,” he said, which can be as simple as having the right hook, lyric or dance move. “But the machinery behind K-pop has mastered how to do social media, how to go viral and they’re very close to their fan bases. Where K-pop goes, their fans join them.” To read the full PRWeek Article, click HERE.

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Crooke Joins R&CPMK Senior Director of Talent Anna Thackeray LONDON – September 28, 2022 – R&CPMK announced today the expansion of the agency’s London-based talent publicity team, with the addition of MK Crooke as Account Director. In the role, Crooke will manage a collection of R&CPMK’s signature talent clients across film and television. Crooke’s existing clients will also join R&CPMK. Crooke will report to Anna Thackeray, Senior Director of Talent, who leads R&CPMK’s UK publicity group. “The growth of our London team, led by Anna, represents an exciting and natural step in executing best-in-class publicity campaigns and strategic advisement
R&CPMK President of Digital Entertainment and Gaming, Melissa Schumer, shares with Adweek how the three industry-leading brands are developing novel ways to tap fandoms from various genres, and how R&CPMK is helping them connect with fans and consumers. “Fans represent the most loyal consumers for any given product. Understanding the power of fan communities allows smart brands to increase their reach among those communities through novel partnerships. Here’s how Mastercard, Crunchyroll and Hasbro surprise and delight fans to build their own fandoms.” Read the full article on ADWEEK.

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