According to this, Enesco has won a licensing contract to produce Corrie and Emmerdale collectible and gift items, to be available some time from this summer onwards.
There will be mugs, coasters, money banks, glassware, shopping bags, magnets and keyrings created. There's no word yet on where they will be sold but it's good news because it's been difficult to get official merchandise over the past few years other than off the ITV website and a few other places. You do see older items on eBay as well.
What really excites me is that miniatures of "a selection of key buildings" from Coronation Street are going to be produced by Lilliput Lane, owned by Enesco, with similar from Emmerdale available early 2013! Lilliput Lane ornaments are the highest quality and usually are available in jewellry and high end gift stores including F. Hinds in the UK.
The new collection is going to be debuted at the Harrogate Home and Gift Show in July.
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