Official store offering shoppers t-shirts, mugs, notepads and more
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Mr. Bean probably doesn't know how to use an e-commerce site, and if he
tried one can only imagine the perplexed expressions, practically
inaudible commentary and hijinks that would follow.
Beloved British Buffoon Mr. Bean Immortalized in E-Commerce store through CafePress and Tiger Aspect Productions (Photo: Business Wire)
and Tiger Aspect Productions announce the greatly anticipated global
launch of the official Mr.
Bean online personalization store and fan portal for the classic
television show and now animated, Mr. Bean franchise.
Starring the illustrious British actor Rowan Atkinson, the iconic
British television series followed the exploits of the dim-witted yet
enterprising Mr. Bean, who turns everyday tasks into hilariously
elaborate productions. Atkinson has also made Bean a global name beyond
the telly, debuting on the big screen in Bean: The Ultimate Disaster
Movie in 1997, followed by Mr. Bean's Holiday in 2007 and the
first animated series in 2002. The second animated series is currently
in production, with a planned launch of 2015.
"We are delighted to partner with CafePress to bring Mr. Bean styled
apparel and gifts to our worldwide fan base," said Katherine Senior,
Executive Producer of Mr. Bean. "The assortment, pliability and consumer
focus of CafePress makes it an ideal match for the Mr. Bean franchise in
that it gives us the flexibility to easily add and update products to
align with trends."
This new selection of t-shirts and gear feature a fantastic assortment
of favorite Bean sayings and memorable moments, including:
In addition to featuring official Mr. Bean merchandise, CafePress.com
will additionally showcase a wealth of original designs - created by Mr.
Bean fans themselves.
Mr. Bean is another noted addition to CafePress' robust
collection of hundreds of premiere licensed properties that include an
immense selection of wildly popular film, television and animated
properties. The customization leader is already highly regarded for its
broad collection of partnerships that include many popular entertainment
brands, well-known non-profit organizations and a number of the world's
largest e-commerce retailers.
"CafePress is the go-to resource for corporate partners and pop-culture
trends - enhancing brands through unparalleled fan engagement, premiere
design curation, multi-channel distribution and high quality product
selection," said Ty Simpson, VP of Business Development for CafePress.
"Our platform allows fans access to everything from stationery to baby
apparel and is curated with an eye for what is trending and relevant.
With 60 million Facebook fans, we anticipate a fantastic response to
To learn more visit: http://www.cafepress.com/+mrbean+gifts
About CafePress [PRSS]:
Founded in 1999, CafePress
is passionate about helping individuals forge connections and celebrate
their identities, interests and obsessions through unique products and
content. Using our proprietary, print-on-demand services and e-commerce
platform, users can not only discover a variety of inspired designs, but
can create their own - no graphic design knowledge necessary.
About Tiger Aspect Productions:
Aspect Productions, an Endemol Company, is internationally
recognised as one of the UK's most successful and prolific independent
television producers. The company portfolio includes animation, comedy,
drama, entertainment and factual genres. Tiger creates a wide range of
critically acclaimed and award-winning programming for all the UK's
major terrestrial and non-terrestrial broadcasters.
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Sarah Segal, 650-655-3039
Tiger Aspect Productions Ltd on
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207 434 6727 / 00 44 7771 636612
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