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Fin Fun and Rovio Enter Licensing Agreement
May 24, 2018 - Idaho Falls, Idaho and Espoo, Finland… Fin Fun and Rovio Entertainment have announced a licensing agreement for Fin Fun to develop plush hooded blankets based on the globally popular Angry Birds brand. The new agreement makes Fin Fun the licensee under its Wild Things Blankets brand of animal blankets.
Ahoy! Fin Fun Overflows with Mermaid Treasures & Exotic Animals
NEW YORK, NY, February 16, 2018 - Fin Fun, leader in the mermaid lifestyle category, introduces a bevy of new Limited Edition tail styles for mermaids who want to dazzle on land and under the sea at American International Toy Fair (Booth #1155). Also new are Wild Things animal blanket styles that allow kids to transform into their favorite creature of the wild in a soft and cozy blanket.
Fin Fun’s Swimmable Mermaid Tail Nominated as a Top Toy at German Toy Fair
IDAHO FALLS, ID, February 2, 2018 - Known worldwide as the pioneer of the mermaid tail industry, Fin Fun continues to receive recognition in the global toy market. The company recently received a nomination for the coveted ToyAward in the Teenager & Adults category at Spielwarenmesse, the leading international trade fair located in Nuremberg, Germany. Fin Fun’s best-selling Watercolor Waves Limited Edition Mermaid Tail & Monofin Set placed in the top 12 out of 643 submitted toy products.
Fin Fun Introduces Custom Tail Creator: A Mermaid Tail With a Girl’s One-of-a-Kind Design Is Perfect For Holiday Gift Giving
IDAHO FALLS, ID, November 7, 2017 - For gift givers looking for a truly unique holiday gift, Fin Fun continues to revolutionize the mermaid world with its latest product innovation: the Custom Tail Creator. Mermaid dreamers now have the ability to create their own designs and have them produced as real-life swimmable mermaid tails that they can wear proudly. An easy 3-step process allows gift givers and mermaids alike to choose a size, download its corresponding design template to be colored, then upload the finished artwork to Fin Fun’s site and place the order. Consumers can expect to receive their one-of-a-kind mermaid tail in 2-3 weeks by mail. For holiday delivery, orders must be received by December 6th.
Each custom tail features Fin Fun’s patent-pending reinforced tail tips, and is designed to be worn with Fin Fun’s patented monofin, which is sold separately.
Fin Fun Launches "Tail of the Month" with a Triple Release
IDAHO FALLS, ID, June 13, 2017 - Good news for glamour-loving mermaids looking to expand their wardrobe – Fin Fun introduces its new “Tail of the Month” program beginning this June, with a promise to deliver an exciting new mermaid tail design every month from now on. Fin Fun kicks off its “Tail of the Month” celebration with the debut of three new Limited Edition Collection designs in June, Bahama Blush, Razzle Dazzle and Lunar Tide.
Mermaid Classes Go Mainstream Across the Nation
IDAHO FALLS, ID, May 09, 2017 - Don’t be surprised to see mermaids swimming in the local community pool this summer. Mermaids and mermen - the mythical sea creatures of literature and animated fame - are swimming their way into mainstream culture, in everything from swimmable mermaid tails, mermaid themed t-shirts, and mermaid parties - Kim Kardashian even threw one for her daughter North - to mermaid toast and frappuccinos. Now, mermaid swim classes are gaining in popularity as a fantasy-filled new way to have summer fun. From summer camps to public pools to hotels and resorts, these creative aquatic classes show kids and grownups the right way to swim like a mermaid while providing entertainment.
Idaho Falls Business Honored as May "Small Business of the Month"
IDAHO FALLS, ID, May 2, 2017 - U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-ID), chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, has named Fin Fun Mermaid in Idaho Falls, Idaho as the Small Business of the Month for May 2017. Fin Fun will be recognized in the Congressional Record of the U.S. Senate.
Idaho Falls Mermaid Tail Business Owners Named 2017 SBA Idaho Small Business Persons of the Year
BOISE, ID, March 29th, 2017 - Fin Fun, maker of Cuddle Tails plush mermaid blankets, introduces their new Wild Things animal-themed blanket line, including Snowcap Polar Bear and Thrasher Shark. The new line offers a full range of youth blankets kids will come alive in. Girls and boys will literally go wild for the colorful, cozy blankets that feature hooded wraps and wearable designs, perfect for dress up, snuggling, and sleepovers.
Fin Fun Launches Wild Things Wearable Animal Blankets
IDAHO FALLS, ID, February 17th, 2017 - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2017 Idaho Small Business Persons of the Year are Eric Browning, CEO and Steve Browning, chief financial officer of Fin Fun in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Founded in 2010, Fin Fun creates swimmable mermaid tails and swim accessories for children and adults.
Fin Fun Introduces Groovy Goby Limited Edition Mermaid Tail at Toy Fair 2017
IDAHO FALLS, ID, February 17th, 2017 - Just in time for the annual New York Toy Fair, Fin Fun, the leader in mermaid lifestyle consumer products and maker of swimmable mermaid tails, introduces the Groovy Goby tail, its newest Limited Edition style. Fin Fun’s Limited Edition Mermaid Tails Collection feature exclusive premium quality fabric with brilliant 3D designs covered in a shimmery fish-scale texture for a realistic appearance. The poly-spandex material hugs the body and is comfortable to wear, yet resistant to the effects of the sun and pool materials. The Groovy Goby Limited Edition tail has the look of a real Mandarin Goby fish (a bright royal blue with a yellow and orange ombre pattern). This is the first in a series of exciting new Limited Edition designs coming for the Spring and Summer 2017.
Fin Fun Announces Partnership with Global Organization Girl Up to Celebrate International Day of the Girl
IDAHO FALLS, ID, October 11,2016 - In celebration of International Day of the Girl, leading Mermaid lifestyle company Fin Fun announced today that it will sponsor the international organization Girl Up, a nonprofit 501(c)(3). In partnership with the United Nations Foundation, the Girl Up global initiative promotes the comprehensive advancement of adolescent girls in developing countrie and the empowerment of girls everywhere. The organization's "by girls for girls" movement is led by a community of girl advocates who transform each other and the world through their united efforts.
Fin Fun Joins Inc. 500 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies
IDAHO FALLS, ID, August 23,2016 - Inc. magazine today ranked Fin Fun, maker of swimmable mermaid tails and blankets, No. 119 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. In Idaho, its home state, Fin Fun earned the #1 spot across all award categories. The list represents a unique look at hte most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic segment - its independent small businesses.