Licensed Products: Publishing / Social Expression / Back-to-School
Blueprint Collections Ltd.Pusheen Stationery and Gift Collection
The collection went live in store in June and immediately hit the number one space in ASOS, John Lewis and Claire’s with sell through being well ahead of forecast. In Barnes & Noble it sold ahead of forecast and ahead of overall general store performance for the holiday period. The Urban Outfitters account was opened and we could not keep them in stock of the gift mugs.
Bottleneck GallerySouth Park Limited Edition Screen Prints
Bottleneck Gallery, specializing in pop-culture, gig and alternative movie posters, has teamed up with South Park to launch limited edition high quality screen and giclee prints celebrating the show’s 20th anniversary. Thanks to Bottleneck’s significant subscriber base and reach, each of the South Park limited prints, priced at around $50, sold out within 15 minutes of release. The South Park lineup features famous pop-culture artists including Dave Perillo, Florey, Mark Chilcott and an exclusive New York ComicCon design by Tom Whalen. Bottleneck Gallery will be featuring South Park prints at their contemporary art gallery located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
hitRECordNational Park Foundation Color Your Park Coloring Book
The partnership between NPF and hitRECord was a fresh and innovative collaboration that proved highly successful in capitalizing on a pop culture trend and reaching a desired millennial audience. While the “Color Your Park” coloring book was agreed to be featured exclusively in NPF’s newly launched online store (with proceeds benefiting our national parks), considered within scale it was a powerhouse product, engaging the community from start to finish. Amplified by Joseph Gordon-Levitt and hitRECord’s international reach and reputation, “Color Your Park” was, and continues to be, an enormous success – with the collection even being featured in People magazine!
IDW PublishingStar Trek Comics — Boldly Go
Hugely successful program.
JastStar Wars: The Force Awakens BB-8 Talking Pen & Musical Notebook
with moving function and light effects
Our BB-8 pen inspired from the blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie utilizes 3-D head movement, sound clips and light effects from the movie to create a fun writing tool and collector’s item for any fan. Our BB-8 notebook also utilizes body movement, sound clips and light effects. Our K-2SO pen inspired from the blockbuster Star Wars: Rogue One movie utilizes 3-D head movement, sound clips and light effects from the movie. Products entered the retail market in fall 2016, becoming some of the hottest sellers in the market.
PaperchaseA-Z Paperchase Stationery and Gifting Range
The UK stationery and card specialist Paperchase came together with the most trusted British map makers A-Z to create a special range of products using iconic mapping from London and Scotland. Designed and manufactured by Paperchase the range includes notebooks, tea towels, phone cases, shopper bags and snack boxes. Paperchase are the number one UK retailer for innovative design-led stationery and made no exception with the A-Z product range. First released in summer 2016 as a limited range, Paperchase have decided to extend the range to feature in their continual ‘London Calling’ collection.
ScholasticFive Nights at Freddy’s: The Silver Eyes – Novel from Scholastic
In October 2016, Scholastic published Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Silver Eyes, written by Scott Cawthon (the game creator). The book debuted at #1 on the NY Times Best Seller List for Y.A. novels and remained #1 for several months. Sales of the book have exceeded 100,000 copies, making it an immediate success. The book delves into the lore of the Five Nights franchise, uncovering secrets and hints about the animatronic characters from the series of games. The book perfectly captures the suspense and creepiness of the game right down to the jump scares. Don’t read this book before bedtime.