Yu-Gi-Oh! is launching a new e-commerce shopping experience with The Wildflower Group, offering a curated collection of anime-based designs and offerings for the uber-fan, announced Jennifer Coleman, Vice President of Licensing and Marketing, Konami Cross Media NY, Inc.
The new project is under the direction of TWG Konnect, the e-commerce division of The Wildflower Group, which also runs stores for some of the largest consumer products brands. The Yu-Gi-Oh! site (shop-yu-gi-oh.com), unveiled to coincide with New York Comic Con (October 8-11), kicks off with an exclusive limited collection of Yu-Gi-Oh! merchandise.
“Ecommerce has become an essential way of shopping, especially during the pandemic,” said Coleman. “Working closely with TWG Konnect, we are aiming to create a bigger and bolder shopping experience for Yu-Gi-Oh! fans and to capitalize on current trends in e-commerce shopping and marketing. This new website will be a one-stop-shop for Yu-Gi-Oh! merchandise that is unique to the franchise.”
“This will be a fantastic shopping experience for Yu-Gi-Oh! fans,” added Michael Carlisle, Principal, The Wildflower Group. “The merchandise will be carefully curated by Konami Cross Media’s New York team and our creative designers, which is comprised of veteran e-commerce experts adept at building multimillion-dollar digital experiences.”
TWG Konnect, which combines TWG’s branding, marketing, licensing and product expertise with a highly successful, experienced ecommerce team, also runs stores for Discovery, MotorTrend, Billboard and Matthew Berry’s Fantasy Life.