China Xiniya Fashion Limited ("Xiniya" or the "Company") (NYSE:XNY), a leading provider of men's business casual apparel in China, today announced its new television advertisement campaign. Xiniya has recently begun its sponsorship of a daily prime time television program and runs daily commercials of up to 15 seconds long in various hours during prime time on one of China’s nationwide television channel CCTV 12 for 46 weeks. The commercial features Jacky Cheung, our brand spokesperson and a well-known leading singer and actor in China, dressed in Xiniya’s menswear products.
CCTV 12 is one of the twenty-four China national television channels that broadcast to an audience of nearly 900 million viewers. The channel specializes in reporting on law and social issues, focusing on public interest topics such as housing, medical care, education, employment, retirement and minority group issues, and is widely recognized as a channel that emphasizes humanity and social responsibility. Among the CCTV channels, CCTV 12 ranks fourth in terms of viewership, after the CCTV 5 sports channel, CCTV 1 and CCTV news. Xiniya’s TV commercial is shown daily at various hours during prime time of CCTV 12. In addition, Xiniya sponsors a daily prime time program on CCTV 12 that attracts about 54 million viewers weekly. The sponsored program, “Moral Observation”, is the most popular program on CCTV 12 and is a TV news magazine similar to “60 minutes” in the United States. Xiniya’s TV commercial is shown during the commercial break and the Xiniya brand name is displayed prominently throughout the program. It is broadcasted on a daily basis during prime time, and is repeated three times the next day.
Mr. Qiming Xu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Xiniya, commented, “Our increased advertising efforts and marketing spending is in line with the Company’s strategy to invest in our brand. We are very honored and proud to sponsor “Moral Observation” during prime time on CCTV 12. CCTV 12 is the ideal platform for Xiniya as we seek to connect with the channel’s viewers, most of whom are aligned with our target consumer demographics in terms of both income and age group. We are also very pleased to have Jacky Cheung featured in our commercials as the ambassador of our Xiniya brand on national television. We believe our increasing effort on marketing through national TV advertisements will significantly strengthen our brand recognition.”