KFC: The Growth of Colonel KI Over 3 Years Into A Long-Term ‘Brother’ to Chinese Players
Yi Liu, Stanley Tao, Jessia Zhu
Due to the outbreak of the new crown epidemic in 2020, China's game e-sports has ushered in huge growth. As a leader in e-sports in China, KFC has been building the KFC Colonel KI IP for three years, hoping to transform its role from a brand sponsor to a peer in the e-sports field, and stand out from many e-sports sponsors to promote the brand's commercial development.
Brand: KFC China
Brand owner: Yum China
Main agency: Mindshare China
Main agency holding group: WPP
Secondary agency: Keyi Media
Market launch: Mainland China
Industry: Food and Catering
Media Channels:Influencers (Key Opinion Leaders, Virtual Idols/Virtual...