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Tommy Hilfiger Teams Up With Rafael Nadal As Global Brand Ambassador

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 18 / 14

The Tommy Hilfiger Group announced that Rafael Nadal will appear as the global brand ambassador for the Tommy Hilfiger underwear and Tommy Hilfiger Tailored collections beginning in fall '15. The campaign imagery will be photographed in early '15 in Spain and it will break globally in fall '15 with ...

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