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Rasta Imposta to partner with Morris Costumes for shipping and distribution

Rasta Imposta, a Runnemede, New Jersey-based manufacturer of Halloween Costumes and accessories, and Morris Costumes, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based Halloween distribution warehouse and logistics company, announced March 20 a partnership for the 2017 Halloween Season and beyond.   Robert Berman, President of Rasta Imposta, and Scott Morris, President of Morris Costumes jointly announced Rasta Imposta’s new domestic distribution partnership with Morris Costumes. By way of this new partnership, Rasta Imposta will utilize Morris Costumes’ state-of-the-art…  » Read more
Wear It, Declare It

Wear It, Declare It

Looks to be seen in 2014   Whether it’s a superhero or a superstar from the screen, licensed costumes are posed to top the costume charts in 2014. Add in innovative design features, accessories and a growing tween and children’s customer base, and you have a recipe for retail success.   PPR: Are there certain themes or licenses that retailers should have on their radar? Amanda Marples Disguise Marvel movies will be big in 2014,…  » Read more
Goofy, Ghoulish and Glam

Goofy, Ghoulish and Glam

A little something for everyone   The sheer amount of variety that exists when it comes to costumes can be overwhelming for both consumers and costumers. Lucky for you — and your shoppers — there are a few prevailing themes that can help streamline the process this year, whether you’re looking for goofy, ghoulish or glam.   Fright Night Halloween is synonymous with scary, and thanks in part to “Twilight” and the Zombie craze that…  » Read more

Rasta Imposta to Introduce Grateful Dead Costumes

Rasta Imposta has announced a licensing deal with Grateful Dead Properties to produce Halloween Costumes featuring icons from the world famous band, Grateful Dead. The first Grateful Dead costumes to be introduced will feature the band’s iconic Dancing Bears.   “We are excited to bring the bears to life this year,” said Robert Berman, president and CEO of Rasta Imposta. “The collection was developed with families in mind so that Dead Hheads can share the…  » Read more

Rasta Imposta Introduces ‘Breaking Bad’ Costumes

Rasta Imposta, a leading manufacturer of licensed Halloween costumes, announced they have received a license from Sony Pictures Television to introduce “Breaking Bad” Halloween Costumes in time for Halloween 2013. As the only officially licensed Halloween Costume for “Breaking Bad” in the U.S., Rasta Imposta’s costume will be the iconic Hazmat Suit worn by the lead character from the hit TV show.  The costume will include the yellow HAZMAT suit, red and black HAZMAT mask,…  » Read more
Costume Scene for 2013

Costume Scene for 2013

From bits and pieces to complete creations With this comprehensive guide to what costume trends are expected to take over the market in 2013, retailers will always have an answer to the age-old complaint of, “But I have nothing to wear!” PPR: When it comes to costume sales in general, what do you predict for 2013? Keith Johnson elope I see that comfort and accessory kits ruling the day in this down economy. People will…  » Read more
Behind the (Licensed) Scenes

Behind the (Licensed) Scenes

What steps are taken to bring licensed costumes to life? Retailers know that licensed costumes are a huge part of the Halloween and party industry. Licensing gives manufacturers and retailers a bit of exclusivity within the marketplace, and a majority of the top costumes each year are reflective of the current Hollywood films, TV shows and pop culture icons. While some quality generic counterparts exist, many consumers still prefer the real thing. What retailers might…  » Read more