Published on April 3rd, 2014 | by press-room
Heads Up! Fathead Becomes the Exclusive Retailer of Warren Buffett Big Heads
DETROIT, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Fathead®, the leading brand of officially licensed sports, entertainment, custom decor and more, today announced the release of its new Warren Buffett Big Head cut out available only on Fathead.com. Buffett’s smiling Big Head made appearances on CNBC’s Squawk Box and then NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers while Buffett, Chief Executive Officer of Berkshire Hathaway and Dan Gilbert, Founder and Chairman of Quicken Loans, and owner of Fathead, were promoting the Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge with Yahoo Sports.
Seth Meyers, while revealing a Warren Buffett Big Head along with his own custom made Big Head, remarked, “I don’t really know that much about what kids are into, but I think these are going to be very popular Fatheads.” Fathead is hoping so. All of the profits from the Buffett Big Head will go to two Detroit non-profits: Money Matters for Youth and Motor City Blight Busters. Money Matters for Youth is a community organization that introduces young people to economics, budgeting, investing, and entrepreneurship. Motor City Blight Busters has been improving Detroit’s neighborhoods for the past 26 years by demolishing blighted houses, securing abandoned buildings, and renovating suitable housing.
“After Seth Meyers held up the Warren Buffett Big Head on Late Night, our lines lit up with customers asking for the ‘Buffett Big Head’”, said Patrick McInnis, CEO of Fathead. “Warren Buffett is well known as a founder of ‘the giving pledge,’ so we reached out and he graciously agreed, provided all the profits go to a couple of great Detroit non-profit organizations, which we are honored to do.”
“I was flattered, and frankly surprised, that anyone would want to purchase a Big Head with my face on it,” said Warren Buffet, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. “Here’s hoping the two Detroit-based organizations, Money Matters for Youth and Motor City Blight Busters will literally benefit from my Big Head!”
The Warren Buffett Big Head is available exclusively at Fathead.com for shipment worldwide, along with more than 600 licensed brands and thousands of Fathead graphic products from Disney, Nickelodeon, Star Wars, WWE, Marvel and DC along with the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and many more popular brands.
For more information, please contact: BrianStevenson@fathead.com, (313) 373-6055.
About Fathead LLC
Fathead LLC is the industry leader of graphics products for large & small spaces – led by authentic, officially licensed sports & entertainment graphics. Fathead gives fans the opportunity to feel passion For Real by bringing their favorite inspiration to life. Fathead wall graphics include the signature line, REAL.BIG. – Life-size, high definition wall graphics of athletes, stadiums, logos and fan favorite entertainment characters. Fathead Custom Creations available in canvas prints, wall graphics and more put the customer in charge. The art and decor line features a wide range of contemporary and modern artwork that will transform any space. For the space challenged, Fathead’s product line also includes Big Heads, Street Grips, Fathead Juniors, Teammates and Tradeables. Fathead Business Solutions provides unique signage and decor alternatives for companies and universities. With in-house design capabilities, Fathead customizes and installs interior and exterior graphics with expertise across a variety of materials – from removable vinyl to aluminum and acrylic. Based in Detroit, Michigan, Fathead manufactures all products in the USA and Canada for purchase worldwide. Fathead carries thousands of images and maintains over 600 license agreements with leading consumer brands across many industries and professional sports leagues. For more information, visit www.Fathead.com. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Fathead. FOR REAL. ™
About Money Matters for Youth
Gail Perry-Mason’s Money Matters for Youth Organization has been empowering Detroit youth for 18 years through financial literacy. The ‘Money Matters for Youth: Keys to Building Wealth’ camp is a week-long summer series of workshops where attendees, ranging in age 8 to 18, are introduced to economics, budgeting, investing, and entrepreneurship. The workshops are provided by experienced professionals ranging from local business leaders and entrepreneurs to financial industry experts. Young people are also educated on the fact that giving back gives the best dividends in life, as well as the important role they play in defining their personal net worth. For more information on Money Matters for Youth, email SpeakingofGPM@gmail.com, call 313-962-7155, or visit Facebook.
About Motor City Blight Busters
Motor City Blight Busters is a non-profit organization founded in 1988 in Detroit, MI, dedicated to revitalizing the Detroit community by demolishing blighted houses, securing abandoned buildings, and renovating suitable housing while working with partners to create jobs, and home ownership opportunities. In 1998, Motor City Blight Busters Founder, John J. George, was awarded the “Points of Light” award by President William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton for his outstanding volunteer work. For more information on Motor City Blight Busters visit www.mcbbdetroit.com. Follow them on Facebook and Twitter.