SAN MATEO, Calif.--(CBS Consumer Products and CafePress, the online source for user-designed apparel and gifts, have teamed up to allow fans of the five Star Trek television series to design, sell and buy authorized show t-shirts, hoodies, mugs and other unique gifts.)--Fans from across the Galaxy have cause to celebrate:
“Right from its debut in 1966, Star Trek captured the imagination of science fiction fans, who sought to connect with the iconic franchise. Our agreement with CBS Consumer Products allows Trekkers to express their passion in a new way”
Fans of the iconic Original Series, its three sequels – Star Trek: The Next GenerationTM, Star Trek: Deep Space NineTM and Star Trek: VoyagerTM – and its prequel, Star Trek: EnterpriseTM, now can “boldly go where no one has gone beforeTM” to design custom apparel and gifts following official “Starfleet Command” guidelines. The merchandise they design will be available for purchase through CafePress.
“Right from its debut in 1966, Star Trek captured the imagination of science fiction fans, who sought to connect with the iconic franchise. Our agreement with CBS Consumer Products allows Trekkers to express their passion in a new way,” comments CafePress Vice President of Marketing Amy Maniatis. “The Star Trek fan community now has the opportunity to create and share merchandise that is fun, personalized and often inspiring.”
Humans, Klingons and Vulcans can board their shuttlecraft and travel at light speed to http://shop.cafepress.com/startrektv to create customized merchandise featuring their favorite characters, icons and slogans. Products already available include “Live Long and ProsperTM” T-shirts,” “Beam me up, ScottyTM” coffee mugs and “Most Illogical” bumper stickers.
CafePress is the world's biggest destination for self-expression through merchandise. Each month over 11 million shoppers visit CafePress to buy or create custom t-shirts, mugs, posters and other unique gifts that reflect their interests, passions, beliefs and affiliations. Launched in 1999, CafePress has empowered individuals, Non Profits and businesses to create, buy and sell customized merchandise online using the company's unique print-on-demand and e-commerce services. Today, CafePress is a growing network of over 6.5 million members who have unleashed their creativity to transform their artwork and ideas into an impressive catalog of over 250 million unique gifts.
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