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Shah Rukh Khan joins the e-commerce wagon

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MUMBAI: From industry veterans to Bollywood superstars, everyone wants to be a part of the red-hot Indian online retail market. The latest to board the e-commerce train is the King of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan who has signed on as the brand ambassador for the fashion e-tailer Yepme, which is his maiden association with an online commerce player.

The brand will introduce the legendary actor who is often touted as the national style icon as its brand ambassador, through an extensive television campaign for its upcoming Autumn-Winter collection 2014.

Expressing his excitement at joining hands with Yepme.com, the baadshah of Bollywood said, ?This is the first time that I am endorsing an online fashion brand and I am very excited to partner with Yepme for this! For fashion to be impactful, it has to evolve with time and maintain freshness. Yepme, with its focus on fast fashion is an extremely innovative and fashion right brand, offering the most current fashion trends. I look forward to join the fashion revolution that they have started which is taking the youth across the country by storm!?

According to media reports, the deal with the Gurgaon-based company is structured in a way that lets the actor pick up a stake in Yepme going forward.

Speaking on the announcement, Yepme.com co-founder and COO Sandeep Sharma said, ?We are thrilled to have Shah Rukh on board. This association will definitely help build a strong connect between the brand and his fans across the country. Shah Rukh commands a huge fan following across all age groups in India and abroad and his presence will drastically increase the aspirational value of Yepme.?

?He is the King of hearts, extremely hardworking and well read and carries himself with a sense of style that is a class apart. His style is effortless and casual and that is what we, at Yepme are all about,? he added.

Further it is also learnt that the four-year-old company has got on board Prasoon Joshi to work on the new campaign that goes live on 10 November. Their plan is to spend Rs 15-20 crore over the next three months on its multi-media advertising campaign featuring SRK in an attempt to fight its bigger rivals.

Earlier this year, Yepme had signed some of the other known faces of Bollywood like Farhan Akhtar and Sonu Sood its brand ambassadors.

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