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Even In The iPhone Age, Funko’s Fast-Moving Toy Business Is Thriving

The first day of New York Comic Con is usually relatively quiet, but today the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center is jam-packed, and Brian Mariotti, the CEO of Funko, has to shout. Mariotti is in town to preside over Funko’s 2,500-square-foot booth, a pop-up store selling limited-edition licensed character figures and collectibles. Workers in Funko T-shirts restock shelves while a long line of Funko fans wait behind crowd barriers. On the other side of the ropes, Mariotti shows off the list of items that have already sold out. The creepy twin girls from The Shining went quickest, followed by an orange-chrome-colored Batman and a Notorious B.I.G. with a crown………

Source: Even In The iPhone Age, Funko’s Fast-Moving Toy Business Is Thriving

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