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Stickman Stew™ Announces Appointment of Invurgency To Manage Manufacturing and Component Sourcing

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Duquesa Marketing

www.duquesamarketing.com

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Geoff Ficke

859-567-1609
gficke@msn.com

Stickman Stew™ Announces Appointment of Invurgency To Manage Manufacturing and Component Sourcing

Cincinnati Based Design Engineering Firm Maintains Extensive Relationships in the Toy and Gift Product Development Area

Rockport, TX Jane Guinn, President and Creator of Stickman Stew™ Thematic Characters announced today that her Toy and Gift design atelier has engaged the services of Invergency llc to manage the manufacturing of her group’s products for a scheduled retail introduction in Spring-2013.

“Together with my Managing Consultants at Duquesa Marketing we selected Invergency from a robust field of candidates”, said Mrs. Guinn. “We were looking for a vendor with deep experience in both the Toy and Gift spaces, an unusual combination. Rick Harrington and his Invergency team offer a great CV in both areas”.

“I have worked with Geoff Ficke and Duquesa Marketing on many projects over many years”, said Rick Harrington, Founder of Invurgency llc. “When the Duquesa team introduced me to the Stickman concept I was thrilled to be presented with an opportunity to work on the development of this beautifully conceived line of whimsical
characters
. I’ve done many doll and character projects but Stickman is the most unique”.

“Our plan is to have all of the work elements for the Stickman Stew Thematic Character project completed by late 2012 and this schedule is being maintained,” said Jane Guinn. “We are currently studying the best path to utilize to introduce the Stickman and Stickgal products to Gift and Toy retailers in early 2013”.

dP Design to Create Branding and Graphic Art Elements For Spring-2013 Introduction of Stickman Stew™ Characters

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Duquesa Marketing

www.duquesamarketing.com

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Geoff Ficke

859-567-1609
gficke@msn.com

dP Design to Create Branding and Graphic Art Elements For Spring-2013 Introduction of Stickman Stew™ Characters

Line of Thematic, Whimsical Characters Appealing to Adults, Teens And Children, Will Be Launched in Toy and Gift Retail Space

Rockport, TX  Jane Guinn, President and the creative force behind the Stickman and Stickgal line of novel, thematic Characters announced today that her firm has engaged the services of dP Design, Cincinnati, OH to create the visual design and Graphic Art elements needed to launch her products in the retail marketplace in Spring-2013.

“dP Design has worked closely with my Managing Consultants at Duquesa Marketing to create Graphic Arts and Branding tools for many Consumer Products”,  said
Jane Guinn. “dP Design is a proven creative force in the development of packaging and point of purchase visuals and we are thrilled to partner with them in these
areas to introduce the Stickman and Stickgal lines products”.

“Duquesa Marketing has used my firm for a number of years for a wide range of Graphic Art projects”, said Diana Puppin, Principal of dP Design. “Their enthusiasm for the Stickman project is contagious and I fell in love with the story and whimsy of the characters. My team is gratified to be chosen for this challenging project”.

“Packaging art, point of purchase display, sales collateral, trade show display and the Stickman web-site are key items that dP Design will produce”, said Jane Guinn. We are on schedule to launch at trade shows in the Toy and Gift space in Spring-2013.

Stickman Stew™ Announces Engagement of Duquesa Marketing to Act as Managing Consultants for Launch

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Duquesa Marketing

www.duquesamarketing.com

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Geoff Ficke

859-567-1609
gficke@msn.com

Stickman Stew™ Announces Engagement of Duquesa Marketing to Act as Managing Consultants for Launch

Firm to Mange Product Development and Marketing for Line of Whimsical Thematic Dolls to Be Launched in Spring-2013

Rockport, TX   Jane Guinn, President and Creator of the Stickman Stew™ line of thematic characters announced today that her Company has engaged the services of Florence, KY based Duquesa Marketing to act as Managing Consultants for the Product Development and Market Introduction of the Brand.

“I conducted a most thorough national search to find just the right team of creative, visionary professionals to make my Stickman Stew characters a successful market reality”, said Mrs. Guinn. “I was thrilled when I met the Duquesa Marketing team in Cincinnati and we melded immediately. I am so excited about the experience they bring to my project”.

“Jane’s line of Stickman, and Stickgal characters are highly whimsical, colorful, fun and thematic,” said Nancy Ficke, General Manager of Duquesa Marketing. “The  characters are more than a simple toy though. They appeal equally to adults, teens and children and are the ideal uplifting companion for work play, study, cars or recreation spaces”.

“We are planning a Spring-2013 market launch in both the toy and gift space categories,” said Mrs. Guinn. “An aggressive Branding, sales promotion and point of purchase display program will be created for Stickman Stew by Duquesa Marketing. Retail launch information will be announced in late 2012”.

Duquesa Marketing Announces Appointment of Invurgency to Manage Manufacturing of Stickman Stew

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Duquesa Marketing

www.duquesamarketing.com

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Geoff Ficke

859-567-1609
gficke@msn.com

Duquesa Marketing Announces Appointment of Invurgency to Manage Manufacturing of Stickman Stew

Line of Thematic Whimsical Dolls Being Readied for Spring-2013 Toy and Gift Retail Market Introduction

Florence, KY   Geoff Ficke, President of Duquesa Marketing, the international Consumer Product Development and Branding Consulting firm, announced today that acting as Managing Consultants they have engaged Cincinnati based Invurgency llc to handle component sourcing and manufacturing of Stickman Stew Dolls.

“Stickman Stew is one of the most fun projects we have ever undertaken”, said Geoff Ficke. “The dolls are whimsical, humorous, colorful and present interesting Marketing and manufacturing challenges. Invurgency is a firm that we have used in the past for our most challenging projects and they are perfect for the Stickman challenge”.

“Invurgency has great experience in a wide range of consumer product design and manufacturing categories, including Toys and Gifts,” noted Alexis Bruning, V.P. of New
Product Development
for Duquesa Marketing. “Stickman Stew is unique in its versatility, equally powerful as a Toy or Gift category Brand”.

“We are developing a total menu of Branding, Sales Promotion, Publicity and Display elements to be ready for a Spring-2013 launch of Stickman and Stick Girl products”, said Nancy Ficke, General Manager of Duquesa Marketing. “We intend to aggressively introduce the Dolls to both the Toy and Gift areas”.

Duquesa Marketing Appointed Managing Consultants for Stickman Stew™ Project Development & Launch

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Duquesa Marketing

www.duquesamarketing.com

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Geoff Ficke

859-567-1609
gficke@msn.com

Duquesa Marketing Appointed Managing Consultants for Stickman Stew™ Project Development & Launch

Thematic Family of Dolls Will Employ Whimsy and Good Humor to Encourage Honesty, Caring and Sense of Community

Florence, KY   Nancy Ficke, General Manager of award winning international Consumer Product Development and Branding Consultancy group Duquesa Marketing announced today that her team has been engaged to create, develop and launch at retail the Stickman Stew line of whimsical, thematic dolls.

“”Our client, Jane Guinn, presented to us a wonderful concept which she has nurtured to the point of being ready for commercialization,” said Mrs. Ficke. “The family of dolls is meant to convey a big-heartedness that is too often lacking in today’s hurly burly world. Jane’s Stickman dolls make people happy when they touch one and they grab you and make you think”.

“Stickman dolls are happy to ride on your cars dashboard, practice yoga, sit on a child’s backpack or perk up a workspace”, said Alexis Bruning, V.P. of New Product
Development
for Duquesa Marketing.”They can go anywhere and add a touch of humor and fun to each environment that they touch”.

“The lineup of dolls, their stories and names will be announced shortly”, said Geoff Ficke, President of Duquesa Marketing. “Owing to Stickman Dolls versatility in appealing to children and adults, the line will be marketed as both a toy and as a gift space item. When seen together, they are so cute that we don’t anticipate too many people wanting just one Doll, but purchasing the whole family”.