New Cartoon Network Vinyl Figures From Titan Merchandise To Be Released In August 2018

New Cartoon Network Vinyl Figures From Titan Merchandise To Be Released In August 2018

New Cartoon Network Vinyl Figures From Titan Merchandise To Be Released In August 2018

In August 2018, UK-based pop-culture merchandising company – Titan Merchandise will be releasing a third wave of Cartoon Network three-inch blind-boxed vinyl figures.

The new blind boxed set will include figures of The Powerpuff Girls (Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup); the Powerpuff Girls’ arch-nemesis – Mojo Jojo; Samurai Jack and series antagonist – Aku; Johnny Bravo, Bloo from Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends, Adventure Time’s Marceline The Vampire Queen and Ice King and finally Grizz, Ice Bear and Panda from We Bare Bears. Some figures may include a character-specific accessory, and there’s rare figures to collect too.

https://titanmerchandise.com/news/2018/03/22/new-cartoon-network-titans/

Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific Appoints Vikram Sharma As Vice President of Cartoon Network Enterprises Asia-Pacific

Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific Appoints Vikram Sharma As Vice President of Cartoon Network Enterprises Asia-Pacific

Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific Appoints Vikram Sharma As Vice President of Cartoon Network Enterprises Asia-Pacific

Today (28/03/2018), Turner Asia-Pacific has announced that Vikram Sharma has been appointed as the new Vice President of Cartoon Network Enterprises for the region. Cartoon Network Enterprises is Cartoon Network’s product merchandising and service licensing division. As the division’s new vice president, Vikram will be responsible for driving sales across the region for Cartoon Network branded toys, clothing, home entertainment, publishing, lifestyle products as well as live events and themed entertainment. Cartoon Network’s popular IPs include Ben 10, We Bare Bears, Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball and The Powerpuff Girls. Cartoon Network Enterprises Asia-Pacific is also responsible for licensing for Adult Swim shows, including Rick and Morty, the emoticon rabbit Tzuki and it also acts as an representative of Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of Turner’s sister company – Warner Bros. in the region.

Turner EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) president – Giorgio Stock is also responsible for the international part of Cartoon Network Enterprises and will be working closely with the Asia-Pacific licensing team. Before joining Turner, Vikram worked for Disney’s Asia division in Singapore and India, he was also in charge of Disney’s consumer products business in Thailand, which is also an important market for Cartoon Network Enterprises.

From The Turner Asia Pacific Press Release: Cartoon Network Hires New Head For Licensing And Consumer Products Business In APAC

Turner Asia Pacific has appointed Vikram Sharma Vice President of Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE), its regional licensing and merchandising division.

Joining Turner in March, Mr Sharma is tasked with driving sales across the whole region for its branded toys, apparel, home entertainment, publishing and lifestyle products, as well as live events and themed entertainment. Major franchises and IP under CNE’s management from the Cartoon Network portfolio of shows including Ben 10, We Bare Bears, Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball and The Powerpuff Girls, as well as Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty.

His remit also includes the management of Tuzki, the digital IP and emoticon of choice in China and beyond. In South Asia, Turner acts as a representative for Warner Bros. Consumer Products.

Ricky Ow, President of Turner Asia Pacific, said: “The potential of the CNE business is immense and with Vikram leading the charge, we know it can be realised. We are incredibly pleased to have attracted someone with his track record and have high hopes that fans of our amazing IP and franchises will have products that match their passion.”

EMEA President Giorgio Stock, who also spearheads Cartoon Network Enterprises for Turner internationally, will work closely with the CNE team in Asia Pacific to maintain consistency and strategic direction for the business outside of the US.

Before joining Turner, Mr Sharma held various key positions in Disney across Asia including Singapore and India. He’s a proven commercial leader with successful stints in overall P&L management and in different aspects of sales and distribution, with a special focus on retail and franchise monetization. Most recently he led Disney’s consumer products business in Thailand, a key location for Turner’s CNE business.

http://www.turner.com/pressroom/cartoon-network-hires-new-head-licensing-consumer-products-business-apac

Cartoon Network Amazone Becomes The World’s First Smartphone Cashless Waterpark

Cartoon Network Amazone Becomes The World's First Smartphone Cashless Waterpark

Cartoon Network Amazone Becomes The World’s First Smartphone Cashless Waterpark

The world’s only Cartoon Network themed waterpark is now also the world’s first smartphone cashless water park, Cartoon Network Amazone in Bang Saray near Pattaya, Thailand has partnered with Rabbit LINE Pay, Thailand’s leading integrated payment platform, the service is owned by LINE – the popular instant messaging service. Visitors at the Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark can now use Rabbit LINE Pay’s “tap and go” mobile payment method at all cashier counters within the park.

The use of the technology at the park will save visitors time by providing a fast method payment, which can cut down queue times, which means more time on the water slides. Rabbit LINE Pay also allows customers to purchase tickets, food and merchandise in advance through Cartoon Network Amazone on LINE GIFTSHOP. Customers will get fast pass tickets using e-coupon to check in at the turnstiles, get discounts and can also monitor their spending to maximize a “splash-tastic day”.

The cashless system also reduces fraud and theft by not carrying around cash and credit cards and it also puts an end to queues at top-up counters. To use the cashless service, customers will need to register their credit card or bank account with Rabbit LINE Pay on their phone. When done, they can use their mobile phone to scan the QR codes at the gate turnstile and within the park.

From The Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release: Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark goes Cashless with Rabbit LINE Pay: Thai attraction becomes world’s first smartphone cashless waterpark, offering guests speedy payment on the go

The world’s only Cartoon Network-themed waterpark is set to fulfill its innovative ambitions to become a smartphone-friendly attraction for a cashless generation. Today, it announced a trailblazing partnership with Rabbit LINE Pay, Thailand’s leading integrated payment platform.

Cartoon Network Amazone customers can now use Rabbit LINE Pay’s ‘tap and go’ mobile payment method at all cashier counters throughout the park. With the seamless purchasing experience, there’s even more time for fun on the water slides.

Rabbit LINE Pay, the mobile payment platform, also allows customers to purchase tickets, food and merchandise in advance through Cartoon Network Amazone on LINE GIFTSHOP. Customers will get fast pass tickets using e-coupon to check in at the turnstile, get special discounts and can also manage their costs to maximize a splash-tastic day.

The cashless system minimizes fraud and theft-related risks of carrying cash and credit cards, as well as eliminating the need to queue at top-up counters. Customers simply registers their credit card or bank account with Rabbit LINE Pay. Once done, they can use their mobile phone to scan the QR codes at the gate turnstile, retail, cabana rental and dining outlets.

Liakat Dhanji, CEO, Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark, said: “We are thrilled to be pioneering the world’s first collaboration between Cartoon Network and Rabbit LINE Pay to provide a fast, seamless mobile payment experience. From purchasing tickets to shopping at our retail store, our guests will be able to enjoy an entire day at the waterpark totally cashless. We are excited to set a new benchmark in the industry as the first waterpark in the world to offer such convenience to its guests.”

Clement Schwebig, CFO and SVP of Licensing at Turner Asia Pacific, the company that operates Cartoon Network, added: “Since the very beginning, Cartoon Network Amazone has always been a leader in waterpark innovations. Turner is all about fan-centric experiences and this a great example of putting our customers first.”

Comment from Suraj Pluegboonyachai, Head of Business Development, Rabbit LINE Pay: “Rabbit LINE Pay is the first mobile payment platform providing the total cashless experience to customers starting from the entrance to various store fronts within the water themed park. Not only would we expand customer base to family generation but also leverage digital payment experience for customers. We are committed to develop seamless and better service to serve all customers’ daily lifestyle.”

Quote from Suladda Sarutilavan, Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand Pattaya Office: “On behalf of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, I am excited and supportive of the initiative between Cartoon Network Amazone and Rabbit LINE pay. By creating this innovative smartphone enabled cashless payment platform, it sets a new standard for consumer convenience and the attractions industry. As more foreign and local visitors travel to the Eastern Seaboard Zone, this collaboration fits in with the mandate of the EEC to promote Thailand as a high technology hub for all travelers.”

https://www.cartoonnetworkamazone.com/

https://line.me/en/pay

https://line.me/th/pay/howto