Skyrocket Toys taps Import Services as logistics partner to meet ‘high consumer demand in UK’

Skyrocket Toys, the US tech, consumer electronics and gaming specialist, has selected Import Services to grow its European presence through UK distribution.

The business has already established its markets across the US and is now stepping up efforts here in the UK. According to a press release, there is already considerable consumer demand from the region.

With offices in Los Angeles and Hong Kong, Skyrocket creates products sold under major licenses, as well as proprietary brands such as Pomsies, Lumies and Blume. Skyrocket intends to widen its global footprint, as the company’s products gain momentum.

Skyrocket has now picked the retail logistics specialist Import Services to provide port-centric storage, high volume order processing, as well as pick pack and distribution to Skyrocket customers, direct to consumer, retail majors, multiples and independents.

Any Saunders, Skyrocket UK general manager, said: “This is an important step change for our growing business in the UK. We are particularly delighted to select Import Services as our logistics partner, a partnership that will allow us to benefit from their considerable knowledge of European logistics, we’re delighted to be part of the team.”

Mike Thomas, client services director for Import Services, added: “The Skyrocket win is great news for our team. We are thrilled to partner with such an innovative company, adding to the significant benefits of scale we share with all our clients, expanding in this exciting retail sector.”

About Robert Hutchins

Robert Hutchins is the editor of ToyNews and its sister title, Licensing.biz. He has worked his way from Staff Writer to Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing robert.hutchins@bizmedia.co.uk or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobGHutchins if ranting is your thing...

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