Metrostar has already secured four new partners for the U.S.-based doughnut brand.
Furthermore, Metrostar has already signed on four licensees, including Hall & Associates for beauty ranges that will launch at Boots and other retailers; Kimm & Miller for food gift collections; Gibson’s for puzzles; and BCI for women’s nightwear.
“We are thrilled to help Krispy Kreme expand the brand worldwide,” says Ross Misher, chief executive officer, Brand Central. “Metrostar was the ideal choice in the U.K. with their expertise in lifestyle merchandise and food and beverage licensing.”
The first Krispy Kreme-branded products are slated to launch this fall.
“We’ve made a strong start,” says Claire Potter, managing director, Metrostar. “Krispy Kreme is such a well-managed brand here, there are many high-quality partners keen to work with us. It’s exciting to see so many great proposals coming through.”
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