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K-C announces strategic alliance with Walt Disney Parks
Kimberly-Clark Corporation has announced a new strategic alliance with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.
As part of the alliance, Kimberly-Clark's trusted brands will increase their availability and offerings within Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort and Disney Cruise Line on multiple fronts, including Baby Care Centers hosted by Huggies.
The Baby Care Centers offer parents a dedicated environment to care for children and manage tasks like changing diapers during visits to Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. Additionally, Kimberly-Clark's baby care and family care products such as Huggies diapers and wipes, Kleenex tissues, and Pull-Ups training pants will be available for purchase in the Baby Care Centers and select retail areas throughout Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort, according to a press release.
The agreement expands upon the existing relationship between Kimberly-Clark and Disney Consumer Products, Media Networks, and The Walt Disney Studios. With millions of families visiting the parks annually, the alliance is a natural extension.
K-C's well-known global brands, including Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kleenex, and Cottonelle products, will be available for purchase in select merchandise locations throughout Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort and on Disney Cruise Line ships and at the Baby Care Centers hosted by Huggies. Kimberly-Clark Professional's trusted line of products will be utilised in various locations throughout Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort and on Disney Cruise Line ships. Also, stroller rental locations sponsored by Huggies brand will be featured throughout Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.
Mike Hsu, group president, Kimberly-Clark North America said, “Through this expanded relationship with Disney, we will take the next step in making lives better. This relationship will provide millions of parents each year with convenient access to their favourite family products featuring Disney licensed characters as well as comfortable diaper changing areas as they experience the joy of visiting Disney parks with their children.”
Tiffany Rende, senior vice president of Disney Corporate Alliances and Operating Participants said, “We're thrilled to expand the Kimberly-Clark and Disney relationship to include Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort and Disney Cruise Line. This alliance enables us to offer guests even more convenient options to care for their families while enjoying a Disney vacation.” (GK)