October 7, 2019
U.K. clothing and homewares retailer Marks & Spencer has partnered with Disney for a holiday collection based on the upcoming film "Frozen 2."
The line will debut in "Frozen 2" store sections across M&S brick-and-mortar shops and online. Sections will include kidswear costumes, pajamas, advent calendars and soft toys. The collection will also see selfie stations appear at 54 of the largest M&S shops. Each station will offer fans the chance to take special festive pictures of Elsa or Anna from the film.
"Growing M&S kidswear is an important focus at M&S as we work to appeal to family-aged customers," says Nathan Ansell, director of clothing and home marketing, M&S. "’Frozen 2' is a highly-anticipated film and when the trailer landed it was record-breaking so we know lots of our customers will be excited to visit our special 'Frozen 2' shops and check out our exclusive product.
As part of the collaboration, M&S will also be joining Disney in supporting the U.K. charity Together for Short Lives. The charity aims to support more than 49,000 seriously ill children and their families in the U.K. to receive the necessary financial, medical and emotional support. This holiday season, M&S will show its support for the charity's work by selling an exclusive tote bag starting later this month.
"Frozen 2" opens in the U.K. Nov. 22. The film will arrive with a slate of licensing deals including some that were announced as part of an influencer event.
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