Huffy Corporation Teams Up With Skelanimals for New Breed of Products
New Scooter and Bicycle Combine Fun Style with Edgy Design
DAYTON, Ohio, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Huffy Corporation has
introduced a new bike and in-line scooter showcasing the company's
latest licensing agreement with Skelanimals. Huffy Corporation markets
and distributes bicycles and other products bearing the Huffy brand, the
most widely recognized consumer brand in the bicycle industry. Now the
endearingly quirky Skelanimals characters will take to the streets
together with the cycling icon.
"Girls from elementary through high school have fallen in love with
the Skelanimals characters and products. The interest in Skelanimals is
exploding," said Ray Thomson, Vice President of Marketing for Huffy
Corporation. "Huffy's new licensing agreement gives us a chance to
create a great looking bike and in-line scooter with the same
Skelanimals characters and color scheme girls already know and love."
The Huffy 20-inch girls' bicycle has a special Skelanimals handlebar
bag in addition to the vibrant pink and black padded saddle, pad set,
and bright pink rims. The in-line scooter features an aluminum deck,
easy folding button mechanism and four-color grip tape deck with full
"Skelanimals are all about having fun," says Cindy Bailey, Co-CEO of
Skelanimals, "And what's more fun than riding around with your friends?
Thanks to our partnership with Huffy, we've created a bike and scooter
that are extremely unique and innovative in design. We couldn't be more
pleased with the final products."
The Huffy Skelanimals bicycle is currently available at Toys 'R' Us
with other retailers adding it soon. The retail price is approximately
$99.99. The Huffy Skelanimals in-line scooter will be available at
retailers with an approximate retail price of $59.99.
For more information on Huffy and its new line of Skelanimals
products, visit http://www.huffy.com/.
About Huffy Corporation
Huffy Corporation is a private company with more than a hundred years
of experience in the bicycle business. Its bikes are hallmarks of
innovative design, high-quality components, proven durability and
time-tested performance. The company offers products for all ages from
tricycles, scooters and children's bicycles to BMX, mountain, cruiser
and commuter bikes. For more information, visit: http://www.huffy.com/.
Skelanimals, LLC. is a partnership between award-winning brand
development and licensing agency Art Impressions, Inc. and Skelanimals
creator Mitchell Bernal. Art Impressions is known for its ability to
develop retailer-focused, broad-based lifestyle programs for artists,
designers and celebrities. For further information, visit
www.skelanimals.com and www.artimpressionsinc.com.
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