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POP MART Opens its First New Zealand Store in Auckland, Bringing a World of Art Toys

April 22 -- POP MART, the global culture and entertainment company best known for art toys and collectible toys, announces the opening of its first New Zealand store in Auckland on April 22nd. Art toy fans and local shoppers can soon experience the wonderful surprise of opening an art toy blind box and get a taste of the art toy craze.

Located at Queen Street, the commercial heart of Auckland’s CBD, the two-story site offers a range of POP MART‘s art toy blind boxes series, popular art toy figurines, as well as high-end MEGA COLLECTION collectible toys series. Local consumers can play with POP MART’s iconic IP character figurines such as Molly, Dimoo, SKULLPANDA, and The Monsters. Besides a full lineup of POP MART products, the store also features an interactive area and a MEGA COLLECTION exhibition area, bringing an immersive and fun experience for local shoppers of all ages.

Justin Moon, vice president of POP MART, and president of POP MART International said, “We are excited to come to New Zealand and open our new store in Auckland, a world-renowned and beautiful city. With our well-designed store, we can connect with local art toy fans and consumers, bringing them a joyful and engaging shopping experience, and share the culture of art toys.”

The New Zealand store is the first official POP MART store in Oceania. The company launched two Roboshops (toy vending machines) and a pop-up store in Australia last year, which proved a hit with local art toy fans. The first European store in London opened this January to the delight of local consumers. The Beijing-based art toy brand has already expanded into 23 countries and regions, including the US, the UK, Canada, Singapore, South Korea, and Japan. Through its unlimited charm and unique art toy culture, POP MART has reinvigorated the collectibles scene, captivating global consumers and winning countless fans.



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POP MART Opens its First New Zealand Store in Auckland, Bringing a World of Art Toys
Step into Bunny’s World of Playfulness
Interview With Yoyo Yeung, the Artist of YOKI
POP MART Opened Its First UK Store
Pop Mart opens its first pop-up store in the US; Art toys are poised to be the new trend…

On June 18, Pop Mart’s first pop-up store in the US opened its doors at South Coast Plaza in the greater Los Angeles metro area. Collaborating with a cluster of iconic brands at this impeccable retail location, Pop Mart aims to widen the appeal of art toys in the US market.

POP MART Opens its First New Zealand Store in Auckland, Bringing a World of Art Toys

April 22 -- POP MART, the global culture and entertainment company best known for art toys and collectible toys, announces the opening of its first New Zealand store in Auckland on April 22nd. Art toy fans and local shoppers can soon experience the wonderful surprise of opening an art toy blind box and get a taste of the art toy craze.

Located at Queen Street, the commercial heart of Auckland’s CBD, the two-story site offers a range of POP MART‘s art toy blind boxes series, popular art toy figurines, as well as high-end MEGA COLLECTION collectible toys series. Local consumers can play with POP MART’s iconic IP character figurines such as Molly, Dimoo, SKULLPANDA, and The Monsters. Besides a full lineup of POP MART products, the store also features an interactive area and a MEGA COLLECTION exhibition area, bringing an immersive and fun experience for local shoppers of all ages.

Justin Moon, vice president of POP MART, and president of POP MART International said, “We are excited to come to New Zealand and open our new store in Auckland, a world-renowned and beautiful city. With our well-designed store, we can connect with local art toy fans and consumers, bringing them a joyful and engaging shopping experience, and share the culture of art toys.”

The New Zealand store is the first official POP MART store in Oceania. The company launched two Roboshops (toy vending machines) and a pop-up store in Australia last year, which proved a hit with local art toy fans. The first European store in London opened this January to the delight of local consumers. The Beijing-based art toy brand has already expanded into 23 countries and regions, including the US, the UK, Canada, Singapore, South Korea, and Japan. Through its unlimited charm and unique art toy culture, POP MART has reinvigorated the collectibles scene, captivating global consumers and winning countless fans.

Step into Bunny’s World of Playfulness

Throughout the month of March in Singapore, Waterway Point, will be hosting a slew of activities for families and children to spread positivity and confidence for children with cleft-lip conditions.

A thematic exhibition featuring one of POP MART’s new rising stars, Bunny, which is inspired by a girl with cleft-lip, and her journey to overcome her low self-esteem, will be held at Event Square, Basement 2, East Wing. Children are invited to submit their artwork of Bunny as part of an art installation and competition at Waterway Point and a range of Bunny merchandise will also be available for shoppers!

This partnership between Waterway Point, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and POP MART will also encourage shoppers to make a donation to the KKH Health Fund. Waterway Point and POP MART will also be matching these donations to further spread kindness, encouragement and positivity throughout the community.  

Interview With Yoyo Yeung, the Artist of YOKI

In this interview, we ask Yoyo Yeung what were her inspirations for becoming an artist and what she aims to achieve through her art.

Did you always want to be an artist?
I didn't think about becoming an artist when I was younger. I think the most important thing for me was to follow my heart and to do what I wanted at that moment. I had been interested in drawing and handcrafting since I was a child, unintentionally choosing illustration as my major in college makes more sense the more I reflect on such an important life decision. Even in my final year of college, I managed to create some original characters whenever I could find some free time.

Where does your inspiration come from?
No matter if it’s painting, sculpting, or art toy designing, they all come from my own emotions, and I aim to craft my experiences to touch peoples’ hearts. To have the opportunity to create toy designs as a job is a dream come true.

What does the design or the story of Yoki mean?
The story of Yoki’s design is that he was born from a little crystal floating in outer space. I imagined him landing on our planet and traveling around our world, going to places such as Beijing, Paris and London. I used to travel during my school holidays, and I miss those times too. I hope we will all be able to travel again soon.

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POP MART Opened Its First UK Store

On January 15th, 2022, POP MART opened its first UK store in Shaftesbury Avenue, central London.

As POP MART's first store in Europe, local customers can now feel the charm of art toys and its mystery toy boxes. So far, SKULLPANDA, DIMOO, PUCKY, and HIRONO are among the most popular series. The UK store will officially launch on January 20th, during which POP MART will launch its latest art toy product - SKULLPANDA Dark Maids and MEGA COLLECTION 1000% SPACE MOLLY x Meilin·Cipher.

Upon leaving the store, a customer named Liz said that she was already a fan of POP MART through social media. Now it had landed in London, she could buy her favorite DIMOO series on the spot.

In 2021, POP MART participated in MCM London and DesignerCon UK, a world-class well-known art and design convention. The experiences from these two events not only provided verification for POP MART's cultivating the European market but also created a solid worldwide fan base.

As an emerging brand of art toys, POP MART has already expanded into 23 countries and regions, including South Korea, Japan, the US, Canada, Singapore, and the UK. In the future, POP MART will further come to more markets and bring the joy of art toys to the world.