Schylling will begin shipping Arklu Lottie dolls from June, 2013.
Ian Harkin, Arklu’s managing director, said: “We are very excited about our partnership with Schylling. Their reputation and experience in the specialty toy business is outstanding. Arklu’s Lottie dolls are a great fit for the Schylling line-up and we look forward to working closely with them to grow our specialty business exponentially.”
Jack Schylling, president of Schylling Associates, said: “We are delighted to add the Lottie doll range to our offering. The feedback on Lottie since the New York Toy Show has been very positive. There is a definite need for dolls that promote a healthy life style. We look forward to developing a long-term relationship with Arklu.”
Since launching in August 2012, Lottie has won 12 awards in the US and the UK, including three Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Best Toy Awards, and is now on sale in 14 countries.
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