Thursday, January 29, 2009

Star Trek Merch!

Courtesy of TrekWeb, it appears the new movie is also going to have an incredible number of tie-in's! According to the article:

The Mattel agreement expands upon an existing worldwide deal which provides the toy maker the ability to create numerous branded Star Trek products including a line of Barbie® Collector dolls, Tyco® R/C flying radio controlled vehicles, a Scene It?® DVD game and a 20Q Star Trek trivia game.

Two new partners will further Star Trek presence in the game category. USAopoly will create a Star Trek-branded Monopoly edition for fans and Fundex will develop co-branded board games - UNO, Scrabble, Magic 8 Ball, Phase 10 and All About Trivia - for the United States and Canada.

For gifts

Vandor will develop a wide range of gift items including cookie jars, salt and pepper sets, mugs, clocks, magnets, lights and more.

Funko will introduce a pop-culture lineup of high quality bobbleheads and vinyl figurines.

For apparel

Briefly Stated will take on the adult market for sleepwear and loungewear.

E.S. Originals will create kids footwear, bags and accessories.

AME will develop sleepwear for children.

For home décor

York/Roommates is developing peel-and-stick wall art and décor, including life-size wall murals.

Rabbit Tanaka is developing lighting, wall art and other creative home décor elements.

Trends International is offering posters.

For fragrance

GenkiWear, LLC is developing a trio of fragrances celebrating classic Star Trek. "Tiberius," "Pon Farr" and "Red Shirt" fragrances will be available in stores in the spring.

For accessories is developing silver plated cufflinks

Bradford Exchange will offer direct-to-consumer items such as leather jackets, laptop bags, patches, pins and flags.

For jewelry

MBI/Danbury Mint will offer jewelry such as men's and women's rings in a direct-to-consumer deal.

That's an awful lot of merchandise... I better start saving now!
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