Press Release (ePRNews.com) - LONDON - Jan 06, 2016 - Spreadshirt (http://www.spreadshirt.co.uk/), the ecommerce platform which makes it easy to buy, sell and create ideas on merchandising, has announced an agreement with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S., to produce merchandise from their widely popular entertainment franchises including PAC-MAN, TEKKEN, GALAGA and Tales of.
The BANDAI NAMCO shop illustrates how games can provide attractive content for merchandising. Products feature the brand’s famous characters. Fans can also buy a series of exclusive designs especially created by 35 well-known artists, including Luke Butland, Paul Green, David Moscati and Orlando to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the iconic franchise PAC-MAN.
Hervé Hoerdt, Vice president of marketing and digital at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe says, “We’re all very excited about the long-awaited online store which is dedicated to our fans. Our goal is to offer high quality, exclusive and selected items that show our passion and love for video games and entertainment. Spreadshirt’s print-on-demand offering makes it easy to offer all of our characters, without the levels of expenditure and risk normally associated with merchandising.” He adds “The online store is just the beginning, since we are already planning other projects, on which we are working closely together with the people who love our brands and would like to bring exciting ideas to life.”
The range of merchandise is now available for sale via https://shop.spreadshirt.co.uk/1040653, where devoted gamers can get their official merchandise including t-shirts, hoodies, sportswear and accessories such as mugs, phone cases, bags, posters and canvases designed around BANDAI NAMCO’s popular games. Fans will also be able to customise their t-shirt in the design, colour, style and size of their choosing.
Philip Rooke, CEO at Spreadshirt, states “Gaming companies like BANDAI NAMCO are increasingly realising that they can take advantage of the opportunities which new merchandising techniques can offer. Our print-on-demand platform means they can offer customers access to a huge database of designs without the need to bulk order and with no upfront costs. In addition, we offer our partners a full service including a shop front- and backend, delivery, returns and customer service.”
He continues, “BANDAI NAMCO are experimenting with original ideas to attract their games fans. And there is still a lot more potential for dynamic customisable online gaming stores and fanwear too!”
Notes to Editors
Further information and images are available in the Spreadshirt Press Room or from PR Savvy: https://www.spreadshirt.co.uk/newsroom/
SPREAD IT WITH SPREADSHIRT: Ecommerce company, Spreadshirt, provides individuals, businesses and organisations with a platform for buying, selling and creating ideas. The global community of more than 70,000 sellers, including Newcastle Brown Ale, Rubik’s Cube, Thelwell and The Avengers is provided with more than 150 products and numerous points-of-sale. These include white label shops, Spreadshirt’s own and external marketplaces (e.g. Amazon, eBay, Rakuten), and individual fulfillment solutions via APIs and plug-ins (e.g., Shopify, Magento).
The company, founded in 2002, is active in 20 markets and 12 languages and operates six production sites; Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, the USA and Brazil. All products are printed on-demand. In 2014, Spreadshirt hit global revenue of approximately £58 million and sent more than 3.3 million articles to more than 150 countries.
The Spreadshirt family also includes Yink (http://www.yink.com/), a provider of high volume, customised promotional products, and TeamShirts (http://www.teamshirts.co.uk/), a site specialising in group orders.
About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA™, RIDGE RACER™ and ACE COMBAT™.
For more information about Spreadshirt, please contact PR Savvy
Mayra Cunningham / email@example.com / 078 2525 1615
Kate Warwick / firstname.lastname@example.org / 078 1069 7282 Source :