ZAG‘s Miraculous business is on a roll.
The entertainment powerhouse behind Miraculous — Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir says that its flagship brand hit a new milestone this week as it surpassed $1 billion in global retail sales. The animated series — created by ZAG and co-produced with ON Kids & Family (Mediawan) — recently entered its fourth season. Now, ZAG is following up the North American debut of new products from ZAG Labs and Playmates toys with a new raft of licensing deals for the U.S. According to ZAG Founder and CEO Jeremy Zag, merchandise from more than 300 licensing partners is currently at retail worldwide.
“We are grateful for the support of our content partners, licensees, and retailers around the globe, and of course our millions of fans who have embraced the adventures of our heroes, Ladybug and Cat Noir,” Zag says. “We have more exciting escapades yet to come and I can’t wait to share the news of an upcoming series that is sure to be embraced by our Miraculous fans.”
More than 50 new licensees have joined the Miraculous program for North America in the past year.
New partners include Little Bee (activity books); Bendon (coloring and activity books); HER (hair accessories and jewelry); Jacmel (jewelry); Accutime (watches and clocks); Jerry Leigh of California (girls’ apparel); SG Companies (seasonal footwear); Heys International (luggage); TCG (puzzle and games); Horizon Group USA (craft & activity); Lil’ Anglers (fishing gear); What Kids Want (outdoor and seasonal); Toy Factory (amusement plush); Crunch Pak (healthy snacking); Good to Grow (beverages); Ferrara (fruit snacks); Zak! Designs (hydration, food storage, tabletop); Kernels (popcorn, Canada); ASO (wound care and first aid); SmileMakers (stickers for medical field); and Danawares (accessories, Canada).
ZAG is currently putting the finishing touches on a feature-length animated film that will bring Miraculous to theaters sometime next year.