A UK based SME seeks distributors and offers licensing agreements for a new innovative and versatile gift wrap bag product in Europe.
This Northern Ireland (UK) based company was established in 2012 when they launched a new innovative gift wrap bag product. The product is unique in the gift wrap market. It incorporates self adhesive to close, and a label is contained within the design. Thus, no additional materials are required to complete wrapping a package. The product is currently available in 3 sizes and comes in a standard range of 6 core designs with additional seasonal options available for the key Christmas market. There is the potential for developing the range with alternative designs and quality of paper etc. The product has EU Community Design and Copyright protection and is supported by a brand character which incorporates bright and modern graphics. The company provides a freestanding merchandising unit with first orders. The company have established distribution agreements through major stationery retail and pharmacy channels on the Island of Ireland. They are now seeking to expand their product reach and extend their distribution channels into key export markets by developing long term relationships with distributors and/or licensees in Great Britain and Europe. The company also seek to establish licencing agreements with companies such as major retail / jewellery chains who could add value to their customer experience by providing an own branded gift wrap solution.
Innovations and advantages
The product is a novel and innovative gift wrap bag solution that can help distributors extend scope and build value in the giftwrap sector It is an added value product that can create new opportunities for distributors in sectors such as branded clothing chains and jewellery retailers The manufacturer offers flexibility with product size dimensions to cater for customer requirements. A free merchandising unit is provided with all first orders which ensures there is adequate sales space available immediately.
Market application codes
07004008 Other consumer products
Intellectual property rights
Comments, number and date of patent
EU Community Design
Area of partner's activity
The company is seeking partners who already have an established customer base within the stationery, gift card & gift wrapping markets and who can guarantee distribution within these sectors. Potential partners will work towards agreed sales targets. Alternatively, companies can discuss licensing opportunities for the gift bag product which could potentially be used to support brand building and brand loyalty activities of large chains i.e. branded clothing chains and jewellery retailers. A meeting should be hosted on the partners premises to discuss the detail of any potential agreements.