CafePress Plans CBS Shops
E-tailer to open stores for 42 classic television series.
CBS Consumer Products has made online retailer CafePress.com the official destination for merchandise featuring CBS’s classic TV portfolio.
Products for more than 42 television programs in CBS’s Television City portfolio will be available soon on CafePress.com, with each show set to have its own shop by the end of 2016.
The first shops, which will launch in November, will feature "Beverly Hills, 90210," "Happy Days" and "Mighty Mouse," followed by "The Any Griffith Show," "The Brady Bunch," "Charmed," "Cheers," "Frasier," "Gunsmoke," "The Honeymooners," "Jericho," "Laverne & Shirley," "The Little Rascals," "The Love Boat," "MacGyver," "Melrose Place" and more.
Each CafePress.com shop will feature both official and fan-created merchandise including t-shirts, apparel, mugs, tote bags and home goods such as shower curtains and beach towels.
“These are iconic, classic television programs that people know and love,” says Aaron Yelton, director of licensing and business development, CafePress. “We’re thrilled to now be able to bring our customers a collection that demonstrates the importance of these shows in popular culture. Fans feel a real connection to the characters in these shows, and we can now bring them to life with fun, creative and unique products.”