BIGBEN INTERACTIVE : Bigben Interactive joins forces with Thomson
(Thomson Reuters ONE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
Press release Lesquin, January 6th 2014
Bigben Interactive joins forces with Thomson
for the deployment of their audio-video products.
The group Bigben Interactive is proud to announce that it has signed a licencing
agreement with the company Technicolor for the brand Thomson, one of the most
prestigious French mass market electronics brands of the last 50 years.
This exclusive licence, which will apply throughout Europe, will cover the
Audio-Video range of the brand for all of the associated mass market equipment.
It will enable Bigben Interactive to use the Thomson brand for all products in
the audio range (portable radios, multimedia towers, radio alarm clocks,
soundbars, etc.), as well as products from the video range (home cinema, DVD
By expanding its offer with a high-profile mass-market brand, the Group is
taking a key step in the development of its Bigben Sound range, which has met
with increasing success over the last 5 years.
Alain Falc, Chief Executive Officer of Bigben Interactive stated, "The Thomson
brand is a genuine mark of quality. Its name is associated with the major
successes of French electronics; this partnership adds substantial value to our
group as it demonstrates our expertise in developing French multimedia products
that shine on the European stage.'
"Technicolor has chosen a partner with strong potential for international
development in order to ensure the continuity and breadth of coverage of its
Thomson brand audio and video product range," explained Manuèle Wahl, Senior
Vice President with Technicolor. "The brand will provide a broader product offer
with new designs so users will be able to enjoy their music, radio, films and
other IT and leisure content.'
Next publication: 2013/2014 3rd quarter sales, Monday, January 20th 2014 after
Bourse market close
About Bigben Interactive
A leading specialist in the design and distribution of accessories for video
games and mobile phones and of audio products, Bigben Interactive is established
in France, Benelux, Germany and Hong Kong. With the boom in Smartphones and the
changes in the video game market, the Group, which is acknowledged for its
ability to innovate and create, is aiming to become a European leader in
283 employees - 2012/2013 sales: €164 million - France, Benelux, Germany and
About the Thomson brand
For over 120 years, THOMSON has been a leading player in the electronics
THOMSON's mass-market product offer includes TV screens, digital set-top boxes,
audio and video equipment, touch screens and IT equipment, digital cameras,
accessories, mobile and fixed phones, LCD screens, LED lighting solutions,
household appliances and home security equipment, home health and well-being
The THOMSON brand's innovative products are acknowledged for their quality and
cutting edge design and technology, with high-end features and ease of use.
That's why successive generations of families around the world continue to place
their trust in THOMSON for home entertainment and comfort.
THOMSON is a TECHNICOLOR S.A. brand.
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