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HISTORY OF THE BRAND

Originally drawn for use on greetings cards, the Funky Friends, Jessie, Kate and Zoe first appeared on products in 1996 and over the following ten years became the top UK girl brand for the 7- 12 age group.


Funky Friends stationery, bags, giftware, greetings, party, craft, apparel, footwear, cosmetics and bathcare sold through retailers including Tesco, Argos, WH Smith, Woolworths, New Look, Superdrug as well as many independent retailers and by 2006 had a value at retail of £40 million.


Internationally Funky Friends had notable stockists throughout Canada and North America, UAE, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Iceland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Israel.