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Kiss and Emoji’s New Licensing Duet

Kiss and Emoji’s New Licensing Duet
Rock band Kiss and The Emoji Company have announced a partnership for a global licensing program.

The Kiss x Emoji collaboration has a dedicated brand guide, with hundreds of unique icons available for licensing across categories such as apparel, accessories, footwear, electronics, figures and collectibles, drinkware, fan merch, home goods and stationery, among others.

Epic Rights and The Emoji Company have appointed the following licensing agents around the world to represent the Kiss x Emoji program:

  • Celebrities Entertainment (Germany, Austria, Switzerland);
  • CPLG (France);
  • Exim (Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay);
  • JM Brands (Benelux);
  • Lotus Global Market (Brazil);
  • Merchantwise (Australia, New Zealand);
  • Retail Monster (U.S.);
  • Segal (Canada) and  
  • Tycoon (Mexico)

“More than six billion digital icons are used on a daily basis,” says Lisa Streff, executive vice president, Epic Rights. “There is simply no better way to express emotions or to convey a message than by saying it with icons. We are thrilled now to offer Kiss x Emoji to the millions of Kiss fans around the world.”

“The Emoji brand truly is one of the most powerful and communicative global lifestyle brands, moving and influencing people all of the world, in the same way that Kiss has for 45 years,” says Marco Huesges, chief executive officer, The Emoji Company. “This partnership is the perfect symbiosis of two global power brands.”

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