Merchandising: ‘Wonder Park,’ ‘Us’ Gain Slight Retail Interest
June 18, 2019
For the week of June 18, most stores still had their displays focused on Blu-rays of Walt Disney Studios’ Captain Marvel, released the previous week. Still, a couple of the week’s new releases managed to earn exclusive editions at some of the big retailers.
Walmart was selling a gift set of the Blu-ray Disc combo pack of Paramount’s animated Wonder Park that included a plush “Wonder Chimp Backpack Clip” for $24.96.
Best Buy offered a Steelbook edition for the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray combo pack of Universal Pictures’ horror movie Us for $32.99.
Best Buy is also taking preorders on a slew of upcoming Steelbook editions for movies that are still in theaters. Titles listed at $34.99 include 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Steelbooks of Fox’s Dark Phoenix, Disney’s Avengers: Endgame and Aladdin, Warner’s Shazam! and Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Paramount’s Rocketman and Pet Sematary, Universal’s The Secret Life of Pets 2, Lionsgate’s Hellboy, as well as a 3D/4K combo pack of Fox’s Alita: Battle Angel.
There’s also a listing for a $59.99 Steelbook 4K Blu-ray of HBO’s Game of Thrones: Season 8.
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