Thomas & Friends Chugs Into Target
Target Stores have announced that they have struck a deal with Gullane Entertainment to carry an exclusive array of THOMAS & FRIENDS merchandise including apparel, toys and home entertainment. One Target exclusive will be a series of pocket-sized, die-cast, portable THOMAS & FRIENDS trains called "Take Along Thomas & Friends," which will be accompanied by all-in-one play sets. Target will also carry exclusive lines of THOMAS & FRIENDS apparel for toddlers and young children, and will introduce an exclusive line of children's footwear. In addition, the entire series of THOMAS & FRIENDS videos, books, music and CD-ROMs will be available, as well as domestic, seasonal and specialty items.
Charles Falzon, President of Gullane Entertainment, details the current trends in the animation business and warns to choose your animation technique carefully and never underestimate those tweens!