Funko Partners with Foot Locker on Release of New NBA Pop! Line
EVERETT, Wash., Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Funko, Inc. (“Funko,” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FNKO), a leading pop culture consumer products company, today announced that it is now selling Pop! NBA figurines at Foot Locker (NYSE: FL). The Pop! players available include James Harden, Joel Embiid, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kristaps Porzingis, and LeBron James, in an exclusive Los Angeles Lakers gold Icon Edition jersey.
Foot Locker will sell the NBA Pop! line at approximately 60 locations throughout the U.S., as part of its new POP by Foot Locker product offering, which brings pop culture to retail through curated and timely product collaborations.
“We’re thrilled to now offer NBA Pop! through Foot Locker retail stores nationwide,” said Andrew Perlmutter, President of Funko, LLC. “This is another opportunity for customers to display their fandom for a team or player.”
“Foot Locker welcomes another year of NBA basketball by continuing to offer the greatest selection of NBA shoes, apparel and now, Pop! figurines,” said Frank Bracken, Vice President and General Manager for Foot Locker. “We’re excited Foot Locker’s exclusive merchandise selection will now include Funko NBA Pop! figurines.”
For more information, visit www.footlocker.com/PopbyFootLocker.
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About Funko, Inc.
Headquartered in Everett, Washington, Funko is a leading pop culture consumer products company. Funko designs, sources and distributes licensed pop culture products across multiple categories, including vinyl figures, action toys, plush, apparel, housewares and accessories for consumers who seek tangible ways to connect with their favorite pop culture brands and characters. Learn more at https://www.funko.com/, and follow us on Twitter (@OriginalFunko ) and Instagram (@OriginalFunko ).
About Foot Locker
Foot Locker is part of Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL ), a specialty athletic retailer that operate approximately 3,270 stores in 26 countries in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. Through its Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Champs Sports, Footaction, Runners Point, Sidestep, and SIX:02 retail stores, as well as its direct-to-customer channels, including Eastbay.com, footlocker.com, and SIX02.com, the Company is a leading provider of athletic footwear and apparel.
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