Carte Blanche Greetings, best known for the award-winning Me to You brand and its signature character Tatty Teddy and also nursery property Tiny Tatty Teddy, has confirmed a partnership with Bulldog Licensing.
Tatty Teddy now extends well beyond its original incarnation as a greeting card. Since 2001, Carte Blanche has partnered with licensees to bring Me to You products to market across many categories. These include apparel and gifting as well as nursery. The new relationship coincides with BLE
Commenting is Alister Marchant, CEO of Carte Blanche Greetings. “Carte Blanche has a guiding mantra of considering category, customer and consumer in everything we do. We work hand-in-hand with our retail partners to execute elite-class products in targeted categories to deliver excellence to the Me to You consumer.
“Rob Corney and the team at Bulldog share this approach. We’re thrilled to be partnering with them on this exciting new opportunity. Collaborating with Bulldog comes at the right time for Carte Blanche and our ambitions for Me to You. We’re looking forward to working with Bulldog to identify and deliver exciting ways to take our brand to new heights.” Also commenting is Rob Corney, MD of Bulldog Licensing. “The positive response to Me to You and its delightful imagery made it an ideal candidate for extension into multiple categories very soon after its launch. Now it’s time to take Me to You to the next level. We’re extremely excited to be part of this new stage for this wonderful brand.”
Talia Tester, Carte Blanche Greetings Head of Licensing, will be spearheading the relationship with Bulldog. “Bulldog is known as an industry leader in its field with a great commercial philosophy and second-to-none retailer relationships,” says Tester. “The team and I are looking forward to working with the Bulldog team to open new doors and enter into new categories to further strengthen our existing brand performance.”