|By Marketwired .||
|April 11, 2014 09:42 AM EDT||
HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/11/14 -- One World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OWOO) ("One World") announced today that its subsidiary, The One World Doll Project, has engaged in a series of discussions with several big-box superstores, to secure major distribution across the country for The Prettie Girls! multi-cultural dolls.
"This is a very exciting time for One World," stated Joanne Melton, CEO of One World Holdings. "A number of very lucrative opportunities have opened up for us with several big-box store chains since the Toy Fair 2014. What is most extraordinary however, is the speed in which a few of these superstore chains are encouraging us to roll-out The Prettie Girls! product line. We could very well secure deals with at least one, if not two, major U.S. store chains before the end of this second quarter."
Big-Box stores, a.k.a superstores or megastores, are physically large retail chains, generally comprised of hundreds of store locations in either a particular geographic region, or spanning a country. Management has suggested that while 'category killers' like Toys "R" US, Inc., are normally the "holy grail" for children's toys, The Prettie Girls! offer a unique perspective and play experience for children; something that isolating the doll line to a singular store type could limit.
Ms. Melton continued, "Our founder, Trent T. Daniel, has a broader vision for One World and The One World Doll Project. Therefore, we are in talks with buyers from toy retailers, to warehouse club stores, to regional and national hypermarkets. Our ambition is not to simply sell millions of dolls, but to touch the lives of a million little hearts. Luckily, we have been fortunate enough to find that many of the chain stores we are currently in discussions with, support this endeavor and share in this vision."
As Ms. Melton mentioned in yesterday's release regarding One World's relationship with major online retailer Wayfair LLC (Wayfair.com), she expects to see demand from major retail chains grow considerably over the next two quarters. Management is firmly confident that One World's first superstore roll-out is imminently on the horizon.
About The One World Doll Project
Established in 2010 by Trent T. Daniel and Stacey McBride-Irby, The One World Doll Project endeavors to make a significant positive cultural impact through the doll category. The company's beautiful dolls are unique works of art, created for a growing market yearning for something unique to experience -- a doll that both embraces contemporary girls of many races and symbolizes the women they can become. The One World Doll Project has created The Prettie Girls! dolls, an exciting line of multi-cultural fashion dolls, years in development, recently launched in the marketplace. The Prettie Girls! are unique in their look, their backgrounds and their stories, capturing the essence of values and positive attributes that every little girl can embrace. Styled for play, yet filled with soul, The Prettie Girls! set new, higher, values-based standards for "pretty"- positive goals that reach across the globe and up for the stars!
For young girls, The One World Doll Project creates a doll that is a friend, a partner in play, and a glimpse of their biggest, brightest dreams. For young women, it is a symbol of who they are, how much they can achieve, and a keepsake of the best times of their lives. For connoisseurs, The One World Doll Project promises stylish works of art that will become a vital part of a valuable growing collectors' market. In addition to the Prettie Girls! play line, the Company has just premiered the Cynthia Bailey Prettie Girls! Collector Doll depicting the businesswoman, model and reality star, featured on Bravo Network's Real Housewives of Atlanta.
About Stacey McBride-Irby
In her 15 years at Mattel®, Stacey designed for the Disney Princess® Collection and created countless fashions for the iconic Barbie® line. Most notably, Stacey created an entire new line for the company, the So In Style® dolls, the first African-American dolls by Mattel that more closely represented contemporary girls and young women in this diverse, dynamic community. While at Mattel, Stacey was tapped to design the Sorority Barbie®, celebrating the Centennial Year of Alpha Kappa Alpha, the first African-American Greek Sorority. She also designed some of the 2010 Barbie Career dolls, including Pet Vet Barbie®, Rock Star Barbie® and Bride Barbie®.
Now Stacey has taken her dedication to doll making, her inspiration in fashion design and her commitment to creating positive role models to become a Founder of The One World Doll Project.
More information about One World Holdings, Inc., Stacey McBride-Irby, Trent T. Daniel and The One World Doll Project can be found at www.oneworlddolls.com.
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