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Company Overview of Ganz, Inc.

Company Overview

Ganz, Inc. designs and manufactures gift products for retail customers. Its brands include Webkinz, Webkinz World, W Shop, Kinzchat, Kinzcash, Webkinz Newz, and Lil’ Kinz. The company provides collectibles, giftware, plush products, tabletop accents, home and garden decor products, seasonal gifts, fashion accessories, fragrant candles and personal care products, and finishing touches for homes. It markets and sells products through gift, specialty, and department stores in the United States and Canada. Ganz, Inc. was formerly known as Ganz Toys. The company was founded in 1950 and is based in Woodbridge, Canada with additional offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Los Angeles, California; Hong Kong; ...

One Pearce Road

Woodbridge, ON L4L 3T2


Founded in 1950





Key Executives for Ganz, Inc.

Communications Manager
Executive Vice President Of Sales
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Ganz, Inc. Key Developments

Ganz, Inc. Introduces Tail Towns Friends

Ganz, Inc. introduced Tail Towns Friends(TM), a groundbreaking hybrid Facebook game and gift collection for women. The Tail Towns Friends virtual world invites women to indulge in a whirlwind of drama, intrigue, treachery and forbidden love -- enacted by a cast of mice and other furry critters, and as players become more involved in the game, the characters' juicy stories start to unfold. To set the scene: players are encouraged to build and expand their land with gorgeous gardens and landscapes, aiming to grow their businesses, by distributing goods to the townspeople by harvesting. All while working toward goals set by the game's cast of woodland characters. The company's latest game for an adult audience, Tail Towns Friends is designed to appeal to the growing number of women who are taking a break from their busy lives by playing casual Facebook games. Some unique features of the game include: One-of-a-kind artwork: Charming character designs and luscious settings enrich the Tail Towns Friends experience. The rich visuals beautifully bring city and country together for the most enjoyable gameplay. Unique Soap-Opera Inspired Storyline: Indulge in a soap opera. This is not typical Facebook game. Filled with lots of juicy storylines, gossip and plotting, Tail Towns Friends will makes to forget the playing a game and not watching a TV show. Design, create and imagine: The rich visuals encourage players to escape into their virtual getaways by enabling players to design and decorate realistic country retreats. Collectible Figurines: These figurines not only allows to bridge the real world with virtual one, but unlock each character's exclusive storyline and "Secret Diary Goals." Hand-painted with exquisite, ornate details, the custom-designed, collectible, polystone figurines also make fabulous gifts for any collector. Tail Towns Friends is one of the Facebook games with code registration ability, meaning players can enter each figurine's individual code into the game, bringing that character to life within the story, while also creating the opportunity for daily virtual rewards.

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