Wicked Cool Toys has entered into a strategic and worldwide licensing agreement with Original Appalachian Artworks Inc. to become the master toymaker for Cabbage Patch Kids. Created by Xavier Roberts and initially released in 1978, the brand has generated more than $6 billion dollars in revenue to date. [Read more...]
Cabbage Patch Kids creator Xavier Roberts has announced that the grand opening of BabyLand General Hospital will take place on May 8 in Cleveland, Ga. The Official Grand Opening Celebration and Family Reunion, held during Mother’s Day weekend, will honor past, present, and future moms and dads who have loved and cared for their Cabbage Patch Kids.
The official celebration will begin at 9 a.m. at 300 N.O.K. Drive and will continue throughout the day with activities, entertainment, prize drawings, and costume characters. Roberts will also make a special appearance to sign, with proof of purchase, Cabbage Patch Kids adopted at BabyLand General Hospital and from www.cabbagepatchkids.com, during the week of May 2 to May 8. The appearance will mark Roberts’ first public signing in almost seven years.