Rubie’s Acquires BuySeasons

Halloween industry giant Rubie’s has a new addition to its ever growing empire, officially announcing its recent purchase of BuySeasons on Friday.

Rubie’s Costume Company, Inc. announced on June 30 it has acquired web retailer BuySeasons, Inc., which is headquarterd in New Berlin, Wisconsin.

With the enhanced capabilities of BuySeasons, Rubie’s will be able to offer our customers one of the most modern and efficient third party logistic facilities capable of fulfilling all costume and party needs.

Howard J. Beige, Executive Vice President of the Rubie’s organization said, “BuySeasons will now allow Rubie’s to offer the leading fulfillment operation to our wholesale customers. We are extremely pleased to finally be able to offer a state-of-the-art fulfillment solution for our customers.”

Giuseppe (Joe) Soccodato, the Global Chief Financial Officer of Rubie’s, added: “I am very excited with the thought of joining together two of the leading companies in the Halloween and Party industry. This is sure to expand the range and variety of products available in the market while providing a best in class delivery system to the consumer.”

Rick Barton, President of BuySeasons, said, “Partnering with Rubie’s will allow BuySeasons to dramatically increase our product offering as well as enhance our worldwide sourcing abilities. BuySeasons is very excited when we think about the synergistic benefits of this exciting combination as we look forward to enhancing our customer experience.”

Rubie’s Costume Company, established in 1951, is the world’s largest designer, manufacturer, and distributor of costumes, accessories, and holiday products with offices in 15 countries. Rubie’s is also a major licensee for leading studios such as Warner Bros., Disney, Marvel, LucasFilm, Nickelodean, and more.

BuySeasons, established in 1999, is one of the largest fulfillment companies for both the costume and party categories.

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Rubie’s Acquires BuySeasons