Korean Celebrity Brand Ambassador as a Strategy to Increase Sales of PT. Shopee Indonesia (Study: “Gfriend” In Shopee 11.11 Big Sale)

Mediator: Jurnal Komunikasi

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Title Korean Celebrity Brand Ambassador as a Strategy to Increase Sales of PT. Shopee Indonesia (Study: “Gfriend” In Shopee 11.11 Big Sale)
Creator Pratami, Rezki
Sari, Afrina
Subject Communication
Brand Ambassador, Strategy, E-commerce, PT. Shopee Indonesia, Marketing Communication
Description This article examines PT. Shopee Indonesia's strategy in increasing sales with Korean celebrity brand ambassadors. Theory used is the integrated marketing communication theory by Kotler & Armstrong (2008) and brand ambassador concept owned by Rossita & Percy (2005). Data analysis is with observation, documentation and interviews of 4 informants by applying case study methods. The results showed choosing GFRIEND as the brand ambassador of Shopee 11.11 Big Sale campaign resulted in the sale of 70 million items sold on November 11, 2019, and sales tripled in the first hour compared to 2018. By running four of eight integrated marketing communication models by Kotler & Armstrong (2008) such as sales promotion, advertising, interactive marketing, and also events and experiences conducted through both mass media, online media, and social media resulted in a third quarter achievement of 2019 PT. Shopee Indonesia increased by 261,1% or equivalent to 257,2 million dollars, as well as Gross Merchandising Value (GMV) of 69,9% or equivalent to 4,6 billion dollars compared to 2018. This means that making GFRIEND as a brand ambassador Shopee 11.11 Big Sales is the right strategy and successfully brings PT. Shopee Indonesia to a significant increase in sales.
Publisher Pusat Penerbitan Universitas (P2U) LPPM Unisba
Date 2020-12-26
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article

Format application/pdf
Identifier https://ejournal.unisba.ac.id/index.php/mediator/article/view/6090
Source Mediator: Jurnal Komunikasi; Vol 13, No 2 (2020): (Accredited Sinta 3); 249-262
MediaTor (Jurnal Komunikasi); Vol 13, No 2 (2020): (Accredited Sinta 3); 249-262
Language eng
Relation https://ejournal.unisba.ac.id/index.php/mediator/article/view/6090/pdf
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