A Japanese company is seeking a distribution or agent for an Hello Kitty licensed fire extinguisher

OFFER from Japan, reference: BOJP20170222001, valid from 22-02-2017 untill 29-03-2019

  • Start date:
    22 februari 2017
  • End date:
    29 maart 2019
  • Summary:
    The Japanese company would like to introduce the only Hello Kitty licensed fire extinguisher in the world in France, Germany and the UK. The extinguisher has the relevant EU certifications and has the CE mark. Due to the wide interest in Japanese culture in the target countries, the company is confident in the business opportunities that the product will bring under an agency or distribution agreement. A distribution or commercial agency agreement would be achieved.
  • Description:
    A Japanese fire extinguisher manufacturer is seeking a distribution or sales agent partner in France, Germany and the UK for its hello Kitty licensed product.

    The company is a well-known fire extinguisher manufacturer with the largest market share in its Japanese market.

    They have recently developed a newly designed home-use fire extinguisher from the distinctive point of “Kawaii” (a well-known Japanese word meaning "cute") with a Hello Kitty licence and they are currently seeking partners in the above countries.

    The potential partner is expected to have experience in dealing with emergency supply kits and have business channels with department store, household/interior shop, gift shop and character goods shop. The company expects to achieve a long-term partnership under a distribution or commercial agency agreement.
Partner Sought
  • Type of Partnership Considered:
    Distribution services agreement, Commercial agency agreement
  • Technical Specification or Expertise Sought:

    Target partners:
    - Distributors
    - Wholesale dealers
    - Retailers
    - Agents

    The company is looking for a partner who deals emergency supply kits through sales channels such as: department store, household/interior shop, gift shop and character goods shop.

    Online retailer / e-commerce is also considered for a possible partnership.

    Role of partner sought:
    - Supplying advice on rules and regulations in the relevant country.
    - Liaising with clients and/or potential customers through variety of sources.

    SME 11-50,SME <10,251-500,SME 51-250,>500

  • Development stage:
  • IPR Status:
  • Market keywords:
    Other consumer products
    Other Industrial Products (not elsewhere classified)
    Other manufacturing (not elsewhere classified)
  • Technology keywords:
    Fire Safety Technology
  • NACE keywords:
    Other manufacturing n.e.c.
  • Advantages and Innovations:
    Fire extinguishers are created with the licence of Hello Kitty, a famous Japanese "Kawaii" or cute character.

    It is the industry's first fire extinguisher with the licence of Hello Kitty and therefore there are no other similar products on the market.

    This product is especially designed for individual use at one's residence, with the size of 39 cm tall, 9cm width and a weight of 2.7 kg.

    This product has the CE mark and EN3 (European fire extinguisher approval) and complies with the high-standards of official Japanese regulation criteria.

    Furthermore, PFOS (perfluorooctanesulfonic acid) are not used in this product.
  • Type and Size of Organisation:
    Industry 250-499
  • Already Engaged in Trans-National Cooperation
  • Year Established:
  • Turnover:
    10 - 20M
  • Country of origin:
  • Languages spoken
    • English