Angry Birds: Kickin’ Ass with Their Shopify Store

by Joey deVilla on June 22, 2011

angry birds and shopify

entrepreneur logoOne of the best-known of Shopify’s nearly 14,000 stores is the Angry Birds store, where you can buy plush versions of the birds and pigs from the insanely popular videogame. Entrepreneur magazine has a story titled Anger Management, which covers Rovio (the people behind Angry Birds) and why they chose Shopify to sell their merch:

"We looked at a number of different options, but Shopify made the most sense," [Niklas Kari, head of retail] says. "We had strong recommendations from other partners, and setting up the store was easy."

The Angry Birds store opened in October 2010 with the assistance of Mark Dunkley, one of our superstar designers, who cranked out a whole store design from concept to working ecommerce site in 72 hours. Since its opening, they’ve sold 2 million plush toys.

angry birds store

Check out the article in Entrepreneur, and if you’re thinking of starting an online store, Shopify’s the one to go with!

This article also appears in Global Nerdy.

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