EVERETT, Wash.–(COMMERCIAL WIRE)–funkoInc. (“Funko” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FNKO) today announced the early opening of its latest retail experience at “Tha Dogg House,” the company’s first co-branded retail experience in collaboration with legendary rapper , Snoop Dogg, songwriter, media personality, actor and entrepreneur, “Tha Dogg House” will be located next to Snoop Dogg’s Clothing, a flagship clothing retail store, which is currently open and displaying Snoop Dogg clothing, memorabilia and accessories.
Doors will open for the new Inglewood, CA location (913 S Prairie Ave, Inglewood, CA 90301) in early 2023, offering fans exclusive in-store collectibles as well as a variety of merchandise in sports, music, anime, movies, tv. , and more.
“This new store stays true to who I am as an entrepreneur and a rapper,” said Snoop Dogg. “I can’t wait for my fans to experience it, touch it, feel it. Once you see it, it’s like nothing else in the world, ‘Tha Dogg House,’ it will blow your mind.”
Located across the street from SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, “Tha Dogg House” will feature a massive Snoop mural for fan photos and feature Pop! figures inspired by the icon. Fans will tap into their love for Snoop at every turn, as the location pays homage to Snoop’s career and unforgettable moments from pop culture. The store will also feature a variety of in-store exclusives from Funko’s Pop! and GOLD lines.
“Snoop Dogg is an entertainment powerhouse and continues to be one of the most innovative and versatile figures in the entertainment industry,” said Andrew Perlmutter, CEO of Funko. “We look forward to the debut of our new retail experience and our partnership with Snoop, whose expertise and impact on pop culture further elevates the brand’s opportunity to connect with fans within music and sports.”
Fans can also look forward to a host of other exclusive merchandise in store with their exclusive Funko x Tha Dogg House decal.
“Snoop Dogg’s creative genius takes Funko’s newest retail experience to the next level,” said Brian Mariotti, Creative Director at Funko. “The immersive Snoop-inspired floor plan engages the Snoop fan base while giving all Funko fans access to some of the most sought-after exclusives.”
The Inglewood location marks Funko’s third US retail experience, joining Funko’s flagship locations in Hollywood, CA and Everett, WA. Fans can stay up to date with the latest Funko announcements and partnerships by visiting funko.com and following the mark on Instagram, Twitter Y Youtube.
Headquartered in Everett, Washington, Funko is a leading pop culture lifestyle brand. Funko designs, sources, and distributes licensed pop culture merchandise in multiple categories, including vinyl figures, board games, action toys, plush, apparel, home goods, and accessories for consumers looking for tangible ways to connect with their brands. and favorite pop culture characters. Learn more at https://funko.com/and follow us on Twitter (@OriginalFunko) and Instagram (@OriginalFunko).
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