Tact Communications on Senken Shimbun, January 31, 2013

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Tact Communications was featured on an article of Senken Shimbun, January 31, 2013.

http://www.senken-intl.com/

Empire Adds Two New Asian Territories for ANGEL CAT SUGAR

2013/01/30 ,

Tokyo, Japan: Angel Cat Sugar™ licensor, Tact Communications Inc. has appointed Empire International Merchandising Corporation as its licensing agent in Taiwan and Hong Kong. Created by Yuko Shimizu in 2002, Hello Kitty’s original creator. Angel Cat Sugar™ celebrated her 10th anniversary last year.



The addition of these two new territories to Empire’s current representations in Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, provides a broader East Asian “one-stop” access for Angel Cat Sugar™ business development. A number of regional licensees have already launched their programs and product categories are growing continuously.

This year Angel Cat Sugar™ will increase its focus on social media activities. There will be more events and competitions including giveaways to be announced via facebook (http://www.facebook.com/heartacs). In addition, a new iPad/iPhone App, “Angel Cat Sugar — Touch ‘n Turn Puzzle”, and new interactive storybooks that can be browsed via iPad/iPhone Apps will be available on iTunes in the coming months.

Mr. Hubert Co, President of Empire commented, “We are very happy to represent Angel Cat Sugar in Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. We are confident that with Angel Cat Sugar’s universal appeal and fantastic style guides, we will be able to license out the major product categories, have big promotions and eventually establish ACS as a classic and evergreen brand”.

About Angel Cat Sugar


Angel Cat Sugar™ was introduced in 2002 by the original creator of Hello Kitty, Yuko Shimizu, who hopes all children can fulfill their dreams and be happy, just like Sugar! Angel Cat Sugar™ is sure to bring… “A Smile To Your Face, Peace To Your Heart and Happiness To Your Soul”. www.angelcatsugar.com

About Tact Communications Inc.


Founded in 1982, Tact Communications has been in the licensing business over 30 years. Tact Communications provides a full range of agent services for successful license business development. Currently it handles 23 successful properties from all over the world. Taking advantage of an extensive global network of agents and licensee partners, Tact Communications offers specialist expertise in coordinating global licensing operations. www.tact-com.jp

About Empire International Merchandising Corporation


mpire has been in the licensing industry for more than 30 years. Through the years, it has remained as one of the strongest and most trusted licensing agents for many brands in Southeast Asia and Greater China including Hong Kong and Taiwan. Empire covers licensing of merchandise, premium promotions, mall events and many more. For more information about Empire please visit www.empiremultimedia.com.

Press Release – Empire Territory Expansion Angel Cat Sugar_01302013

Fluffy Bubool to be showcased at Sanrio Expo 2013

2013/01/23 ,

Fluffy Bubool will be showcased at Sanrio Expo 2013, which will be held on February 5 to 7 at Gate City Hall in Tokyo, and February 21 and 22 in Osaka.

LisansMedya: New Turkey Agent for Angel Cat Sugar

2013/01/22 , ,


Tact Communications Inc. and LISANS MEDYA Sign Character Licensing Agency Agreement.



Tokyo, Japan: Tact Communications Inc. announces the appointment of LISANS MEDYA YAYINCILIK REKLAM PAZ. DAG. VE DIS TIC. LTD.STI. as its licensing agent for Angel Cat Sugar™ in Turkey. Created by Yuko Shimizu in 2002, Hello Kitty’s original creator. Angel Cat Sugar celebrated her 10th anniversary last year.

With the addition of this new territory, Angel Cat Sugar™ is now represented by 16 agencies worldwide, overseeing 80 licensees who market products in over 40 countries. The Angel Cat Sugar™ licensing program generates annual global retail sales of approximately
US$30,000,000.


Shunsuke Tamura, president of Tact Communications commented, “We are very pleased to have Lisans Medya aboard as our agent in Turkey, an important and growing market for us. With Lisans Medya’s addition to our international network, we now have a total of 6 agents providing comprehensive coverage throughout Europe. We believe the activities by Lisans Medya will enhance and positively benefit our Angel Cat Sugar™ licensing programs in other European countries”.


M. Esat Yalvak, General Manager of Lisans Medya added, “We are happy to be selected as a partner by Tact Communication and are so excited to represent Angel Cat Sugar™ which we believe is set to become one of the strongest iconic fashion brands worldwide in the near future”.


About Angel Cat Sugar
Angel Cat Sugar™ was introduced in 2002 by the original creator of Hello Kitty, Yuko Shimizu, who hopes all children can fulfill their dreams and be happy, just like Sugar! Angel Cat Sugar™ is sure to bring… “A Smile To Your Face, Peace To Your Heart and Happiness To Your Soul”. www.angelcatsugar.com


About Tact Communications Inc.
Founded in 1982, Tact Communications has been in the licensing business over 30 years. Tact Communications provides a full range of agent services for successful license business development. Currently it handles 23 successful properties from all over the world. Taking advantage of an extensive global network of agents and licensee partners, Tact Communications offers specialist expertise in coordinating global licensing operations. www.tact-com.jp


About Lisans Medya
Lisans Medya offers information and innovation-oriented agency and advisory services to contribute to the development of the Brand, Media and Licensing sectors in Turkey from a professional point of view. Lisans Medya is also the publisher of License Time magazine for brand, licensing and media businesses in Turkey.
www.lisansmedya.com

Press Release – New Turkey Agent for Angel Cat Sugar
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Cubie Messanger Stickers:Angel Cat Sugar, Guatemala, Pandania

2013/01/22 , , ,

Cubie Messanger, an increasingly popular free messaging app released stickers of Angel Cat Sugar, Guatemala, and Pandania.

http://cubie.com/ (Official Site)

http://cubieapp.tumblr.com/page/2 (Blog)

The launch of the BuzzingBots Licensing Program in Japan

2013/01/02 , ,

Tact Communications has inked a deal with Buzzing Bots LLC to rep Buzzing Bots in Japan.

http://www.buzzingbots.com/

 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Buzzing Bots

2013/01/01

Beautiful Christmas and New Year Card from Buzzing Bots!

 

Happy New Year!!

2013/01/01 ,

Tact wishes all its business partners and the global licensing community a Happy New Year!