(February 24, 2005 - Burbank, CA) - Warner Bros. Consumer Products and TRUNK LTD., a CINQ Group brand, announced today a partnership that will cast some of Warner Bros. Studios’ most beloved characters in high-end and trend-setting specialty retailers. TRUNK LTD. will produce exclusive limited and special edition vintage inspired tops, jackets, and headwear featuring the “WB Shield” and characters from Looney Tunes, Hanna-Barbera and DC Comics. The collection will feature products for everyone from infants to adults and is expected to hit stores in early 2005. “Capturing a moment in time is the cornerstone of the TRUNK LTD. fashion philosophy. Whether it’s Bugs Bunny, Batman or Yogi Bear, our entertainment brands have a rich heritage that continues to capture and create those moments for fans of all ages,” said Karen McTier, Executive Vice President, Domestic Licensing, Warner Bros. Consumer Products. “These characters continue to be an influential part of our culture. This is a unique opportunity to create a co-branded limited edition collection using timeless artwork pulled from the archives of Warner Bros. Studios’ treasure trove of animation history,” said Brad Beckerman, CEO and Creative Director, CINQ Group. “TRUNK LTD. is a lifestyle brand that strikes a chord with trend-setters and the retailers they frequent,” added McTier. “The tremendous equity of our entertainment icons paired with TRUNK LTD.’s unique sense of style makes for a powerful fashion statement.” CINQ Group is a Santa Monica, California based brand development and premier lifestyle marketing company that recently launched TRUNK LTD., an exclusive collection of vintage inspired merchandise. This collection features original artwork from some of music’s most recognizable and timeless artists such as The Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, Black Sabbath, KISS, The Doors, Madonna, AC/DC, Blondie, Rod Stewart, Pink Floyd, Mötley Crüe, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Billy Idol, among many others. For more information visit the TRUNK LTD. website at www.trunkltd.com. Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world. Looney Tunes characters include Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety, Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, among many others. The world of Hanna-Barbera characters includes The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Yogi Bear and Tom and Jerry, among many others. And the DC Comics Super Heroes include Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, and many more. LOONEY TUNES and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. HANNA-BARBERA and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Hanna-Barbera. DC Comics Super Heroes and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.
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