ZAZZLE® LAUNCHES STAR WARSTM “ELECTION CENTER ‘O8” AND THE CLONE WARSTM STORES ONLINE AND ON-DEMAND
Stores Feature Customizable STAR WARS and CLONE WARS Character Merchandise, Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Padme Amidala, C-3PO, R2-D2, Yoda, Clone Troopers, Princess Leia, Darth Vader and more
Redwood City, CA – August 18, 2008 – Obi-Wan in 2008! Vader for President! It’s time to cast a vote for the light side or the dark side, and Zazzle’s new STAR WARS “Election Center ’08” makes it possible.
Through its partnership with Lucasfilm Ltd., previewed in July at Comic-Con International, Zazzle is launching a unique political parody campaign based on imagery from STAR WARS and the upcoming STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS. Through Zazzle, www.zazzle.com, the only on-demand retail platform to offer billions of retail-quality, one-of-a-kind products shipped within 24 hours, fans can collect buttons and election merchandise in support of their favorite candidate at www.zazzle.com/starwarselection. Fans are also able to customize the election gear by plugging in their name, hometown or favorite saying on the products.
In addition, Zazzle recently launched the official STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS merchandise store, www.zazzle.com/clonewars, in support of the first-ever animated STAR WARS feature, from Lucasfilm Animation. The store will also feature products from the animated TV series that debuts this fall on Cartoon Network.
The STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS store features close to 100 CLONE WARS designs and images, which can be used to create thousands of products, including an array of t-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, cards, real U.S. postage, tote bags and much more. Fans are able to choose from existing designs and even customize the products to their liking with text and additional images. Zazzle will expand the Clone Wars design library as new characters are revealed in the movie and upcoming television series.
Zazzle is the online merchandise partner for Lucasfilm Ltd., offering the largest catalogue of STAR WARS and CLONE WARS content available anywhere, all on-demand, and all customizable. Consumers are able to create and view products as 3D images, through Zazzle’s innovative Model Realviews technology. Once orders are placed, most products are produced and shipped within 24 hours.
Infinite and Instant, Zazzle is the only on-demand retail platform for consumers and major brands, offering billions of retail quality, one-of-a-kind products, most of which are produced within 24 hours. With the largest library of customizable digital images from world-class brands, Zazzle enables content owners to unlock their entire libraries of content, making it available for purchase and customization by consumers. Through Zazzle's innovative on-demand retail and technology platform, users can instantly create, customize to fit their personal style, purchase and sell a near infinite array of products online. The company launched in 2005 and is based in Redwood City, California. For more information, http://www.zazzle.com.au/.
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