Baby Shark, the online and social media phenomenon, swims into 116 Showcase stores just in time for the holidays

TORONTO /CNW/ Do (doo doo doo doo doo) you need to get your fins on Baby Sharkplush characters, the toy sensation that sold out online within two days? Showcase, Home of the Hottest Trends announces today that thousands of Baby Shark products have arrived at its warehouse ― just in time for the holidays. Product is limited and Showcase Trend Experts predict its Baby Sharkproducts will sell out quickly based on trend-predicting data and the number of pre-orders it has already received.

Available in plush toys and stackable cubes, each loveable character plays the highly addictive Baby Shark song when pressed (batteries included). They are produced by WowWee toy company, the Canadian company that also makes the popular Fingerlings, and Pinkfong, the official creator behind the global Baby Shark craze.

All 108 Canadian Showcase stores as well as eight U.S. locations, which opened earlier this year, will have a limited number of Baby Shark, Mommy Shark and Daddy Shark characters, with select stores having them as early as tomorrow (Tuesday). The majority of Showcase stores will have product in-stock by this weekend and all stores will have them before the holidays. But, last minute shoppers beware: product is limited and will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. Baby Shark plush toys and stackable cubes are already available online at

“Showcase has been helping parents get the hottest toys since launching our first store in 1994,” says Samir Kulkarni, Showcase CEO. “We use trend predicting technology to identify what toys, games and products are going to be top sellers, well before they are available in Canada. Last year it was Fingerlings and the year before that it was Hatchimals. We have been working hard to get Baby Sharkto Canada and are thrilled that, once again, we can help parents make the holiday season even more magical for their kids.”

About Showcase
Showcase is The Home of the Hottest Trends, and the world’s largest retailer of its kind, specializing in emerging, exclusive, and hard-to-find trends in toys, technology, health and wellness, beauty, home and décor and more. Its fun and interactive retail environment allows customers to discover, learn and test the latest trending products before making a purchase.

Showcase employs a unique combination of trend identification technology, an agile supply chain, and a fun and interactive retail shopping experience. The result is the hottest trends first, fast, and often exclusively, making Showcase the leading destination for trending products and gifts.

Showcase is a Canadian success story, with 108 store locations across the country in Canada’s leading shopping malls and is rapidly expanding across North America. With stores already open in the U.S., Showcase has a goal to open 100 new stores as well as a distribution centre in the U.S. by 2020 and is aiming to have 1,000 U.S. stores in the next five to seven years.

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Editor’s Notes:
*Showcase wants all Canadians to have a safe and happy holiday season and does not recommend people dance outside a moving vehicle as a part of the #BabySharkChallenge.

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