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361 Degrees Signs Two-time NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury

2012-11-07 16:41 1919

HONG KONG, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 361 Degrees International Limited ("361 Degrees" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; HKSE stock code: 1361), one of the leading sports brand enterprises in China, is pleased to announce it has recently signed Stephon Marbury as a company spokesman as part of a co-operative alliance.

Marbury, a two-time NBA All-Star, having previously played for Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks, joined the Beijing Ducks in the Chinese Basketball Association ("CBA") league, in 2011. In his first season, he led the Beijing team to their first ever championship title in the 2011/2012 season.

Commenting on this Mr. Ding Wuhao, the Company's President and Executive Director, said, "We are excited that Marbury is joining the brand. Marbury's addition will appeal to sports enthusiasts nationwide, and is an endorsement of our efforts in promoting sports development, and we are confident it will cement our positioning and image as a professional sportswear brand."

As the 361 Degrees brand equity improves, it will be further bolstered by the product marketing strategy of celebrity endorsements.

About 361 Degrees International Limited

361 Degrees International Limited is one of the leading sports brand enterprises in China, possessing brand marketing, research and development, design, manufacturing, distribution and retail capabilities. The Group's products include footwear, apparel, accessories and equipment for sport and leisure uses. The Group has established an extensive supply chain management system through proprietary and sub-contracted manufacturing operations; and an exclusive distribution and retail network in China through distribution via authorized distributors.

For further information, please contact:

iPR Ogilvy LTD.
Natalie Tam / Charis Yau / Summer Si / Janis Lai
Tel: (852) 2136 6182 / 2136 6183 / 2136 6953 / 3920 7646
Fax: (852) 3170 6606
Email: natalie.tam@iprogilvy.com / charis.yau@iprogilvy.com / summer.si@iprogilvy.com / janis.lai@iprogilvy.com

361 Degrees International Limited
Mr. Y F Chen, Vice-President, Investor Relations
Email: yuanfeng@361sportshk.com / yuanfengchen@yahoo.com  

Source: 361 Degrees International Limited
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