Upper Deck wins German Nikko distrbution

Resurgent Upper Deck International has won the distribution rights to Nikko RC lines in Germany and Austria.
Publish date:
Social count:

The deal commences from January 21st 2011. Upper Deck will be stocking new lines for 2011 such as J-kart (pictured) and a complete range of vehicles based on the upcoming film Fast & Furious 5.

Nikko Pro Line is a premium RC line, with licenses such as the Porsche 911 GT3RS. The vehicles have gear differentials, suspensions, digital proportional controls and a quick charging system.

The range will be supported with year-round TV, POS, in-store video and tailor-made promotions.

 Jeroen Bakker, president of Nikko Entertainment said: "With their excellent distribution channels and market knowledge, Upper Deck is the natural choice as
distributor of Nikko products in Germany and Austria. We are confident that their expertise and solid track record of bringing the hottest brands to market will ensure that Upper Deck does whatever it needs to take the Nikko brand up to a market share we are used to in Europe."

Caspar Klinkhamer, commercial director of Upper Deck International, added: "It is very exciting to be working with Nikko which has such an outstanding reputation for quality and innovation in the R/C market. Everyone at UDI is looking forward to getting this fantastic range back on to the shelves".


Featured Jobs

Vivid Job Logo 620 x 349

Digital Marketing Executive - Toys & Games

Vivid is Britain’s biggest toy company and the 20 largest in the world. With offices across the globe, they sell an amazing portfolio of toys and games to over 60 countries. Vivid is best known for its association with blockbuster brands and is very excited about future opportunities around the world.


UK Sales Agents

Liberty House Toys have been appointed as the exclusive UK distributor for the BiOBUDDi brand, and we are pleased to introduce this new unique, innovative and exciting range of 100% environmentally-friendly toy building blocks. We are seeking experienced sales agents with existing network in the toy retail market.

Gameplan Job Logo 620 x 349

Head of Product Development & Marketing

Our client is a privately owned French toy and games manufacturer which sells through distributors in forty countries. The company develops and sells innovative electronic interactive toys and games for the educational and gaming markets, and also takes suitable licenses. To progress its successful business development a Head of Product Development & Marketing is to to recruited.

HIT Entertainment Job Logo 620 x 349

Licensing Systems Administrator

The Contract System Coordinator is a newly created role to support the deal term entry process into Mattel’s new Contract Management System for its Licensing business. The role will support the Business Teams at the Deal & Amendment phase of the contracting process and act in conjunction with the System Administration team.