Headstart named as new Sesame Street toy licensee

Jack Ridsdale

By Jack Ridsdale

December 20th 2016 at 10:37AM
Headstart named as new Sesame Street toy licensee

The firm will focus on creating a range of Sesame Street plush for major retailers.

Sesame Workshop has apppointed Headstart International as its new regional toy licensee for Australia and New Zealand.  

Headstart will focus on creating a range of Sesame Street plush across price points to build a strong presence with major retailers.

“We’re proud of our long history in forging partnerships that meet regional needs,” said Gisela Abrams, VP of international media business at Sesame Workshop. 

“Headstart’s expertise in retail execution, product development, and marketing is unparalleled, and we’re excited that their efforts will help us extend the Sesame Street experience to children and their families throughout Australia.”

Sesame Workshop's licensing representative, Haven, helped broker the deal and will continue to implement Sesame Street's overall brand strategy and licensing programs in the market.