This summer, Netflix opened its own shopping site, allowing fans to buy “Stranger Things,” apparel, accessories and lifestyle goods for their favorite content.
This time, Hulu is doing the same. Announced by Disney-owned streaming service, Shop Hulu features Hulu Originals and other titles in its on-demand library, as well as a limited collection of various Hulu-branded apparel and lifestyle goods. .. For the first time, Hulu’s annual “Ugly Holiday Sweaters” will be generally available on this site.
Starting in 2019, Hulu is giving away its ugly sweaters to randomly selected fans as part of its promotion. Taking advantage of the popularity of its free offer, Hulu has made it a sweepstakes since 2020, giving everyone a chance to get a sweater. The sweepstakes have also appeared on Hulu shows such as “Little Fires Everywhere,” “Shrill,” and “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
The 2021 Holiday Sweater will be available on November 30th.
The 2021 lineup includes “Love, Victor”, “Solar Opposites”, “The Great (THE GREAT)”, “The Handmaid’s Tale”, and “The Handmaid’s Tale”. Wu-Tang: An American Saga ”and many of them are popular works. However, while the Netflix store is an investment in an online store as part of the company’s big retail business, Hulu’s main product is to fund charity. According to the company, all sales of crappy sweaters by December 31st, excluding taxes and shipping, will be donated to Feeding America, a huge national network of food banks.
The maximum donation is 1,000 sweaters and the price is $ 54,950 (about 6,284,000 yen).
Hulu’s shops sell a variety of products throughout the year, not just for holiday charity purposes. For example, fans of “Solar Opposite” can buy apparel, glass tableware, stickers, etc. on November 22, when the show’s holiday feature will air. According to the company, producers Mike McMahan, Justin Roiland, and Josh Bycel are working together to design these merchandise.
Also, programs such as “The Orville” and “Wu-Tang: An American Saga” will feature apparel and household items. You can also buy part of a collection of capsules made by Mitchell & Ness. In addition, Hulu bought the broadcasting rights for “Grey’s Anatomy”, “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”, “American Horror Story”, and ” Each product is sold from “What We Do in the Shadows” and so on.
Hulu will now offer discounts to its newsletter subscribers and occasionally offer specialty content throughout the year. It begins on Black Friday and Cyber Monday in 2021.
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(Sentence: Sarah Perez, Translation: Hiroshi Iwatani)