FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Relations Manager
Goliath® Acquires North American Distribution Rights for Wahu™
NEW YORK, NY – February 17, 2018 – Goliath is pleased to announce it has secured the North American rights for Wahu, a top-performing Australian outdoor brand that features unique beach toys for kids and families.
The line will debut in Spring 2018 and is being introduced at Toy Fair in New York City.
“With hits like Zoom Ball Hydro and Rocket Fishing Rod, Goliath is excited to continue to provide fun activities in the water and sporting category,” says Jochanan Golad, Managing Director of Goliath. The Wahu brand embraces all aspects of the outdoor lifestyle. With products ranging from inflatables, swim vests, and glow-in-the-dark outdoor fun as well as a wide variety of sporting goods, Wahu’s mission is to create quality products that promote healthy, active lifestyle through outdoor activities for both kids and adults.
“United by a common culture, Wahu aligns with Goliath’s mission of bringing people together and providing safe fun,” said David Norman, President of Goliath North America. “Our summer launch will be a perfect fit for American families looking to experience quality time and active play.”
Goliath® was founded in 1980 and is one of the few remaining family-owned global toy and game companies. Goliath is an international manufacturer and distributor of a broad range of products. Examples include Rummikub®, Rubik’s Cube®, Tri-Ominos®, Wordsearch™, Pop the Pig®, Doggie Doo™, Gooey Looey™ and Catch the Fox™.
The company has continued to see substantial growth with the acquisitions of Pressman Toy® and JAX® in the US, Crown & Andrews® in Australia, Modelco® in France, and Elephanta® in New Zealand. According to industry reports, Goliath is the third largest game manufacturer in North America and is one of the world’s fastest growing independent toy companies. Goliath is a market leader in TV-promoted games and is active in many other toy categories, such as puzzles, arts & crafts, outdoor, activity, and novelties. Goliath products now sell in more than 75 countries worldwide and the company has offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Poland, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, USA and Canada. For more information, please visit www.goliathgames.com