The Foland Group
The Foland Group is comprised of five distinct merchandising divisions uniquely positioned to capitalize on strong international growth trends in location based entertainment, specialty retailing and mass merchandising.
The Dennis Foland, Inc. the merchandising services division, and parent company, founded in 1979 as a custom souvenir and novelty supplier, steadily building a customer base of theme parks and attractions that have all become American and international household names: Knott’s Berry Farm, San Diego Zoo and Chuck E. Cheese’s, among many others. DFI remains a key component of The Foland Group, adding custom merchandise, and merchandising planning capabilities.
Acquired in 1996, Charm Company is America’s leading supplier of battery-operated motion toys. In addition to having the nation’s largest selection in this unique toy category, Charm maintains a higher quality standard than competitors. For this reason, the company has built a strong customer base among high-end specialty retailers, catalogs and department stores. Charm products have always set toy store standards. With the trend towards specialty and themed retailing, these toys are now seen running, barking, jumping and oinking in theme parks, hotels, and gift shops everywhere.
The Foland Group’s success is based on a simple formula: build sales by building lasting customer relationships. Foland personnel work closely together to attend to all the critical details that ensure trust, commitment, and satisfaction among our customers. A high level of product quality, personal service, and professional integrity differentiates The Foland Group from its competitors.
Key Foland Group personnel bring a wealth of experience in the merchandising, importing, retailing, entertainment, and consumer goods industries, with management and top executive backgrounds from such companies as Disney and other top international companies.