Angry Birds Online Store Sells Over 2 Million Plush Toys

Angry Birds Online Store Sells Over 2 Million Plush Toys

It’s no secret that Angry Birds is one of Shopify’s most successful stores. Angry Birds has swiftly flown into pop culture by means of an obsessively addictive game of ticked-off birds catapulting themselves into green pigs.

The game has been downloaded more than 50 million times and is the #1 selling iPhone app of all time. To say these feathery animals are successful would be an understatement. A recent article by cnet reports that Angry Birds owner Rovio has sold more than 2 million plush toys. Also of interest, more and more people are making in-app purchases.

Rovio Angry Birds Shopify Plush Toy Online Store A Huge Success

Angry Birds approached Shopify at the end of October 2010 asking for an online store to sell their (still being sewn together) plush toys. The catch? They needed the store to be fully designed and operational before Christmas shopping began. That gave us about 3 days and change to put it all together. No big deal….

Rovio Angry Birds Shopify Plush Toy Online Store A Huge Success

We assigned one of our top designers, Mark Dunkley (@markdunkley), who with steps of urgency jogged to a local Italian grocery store to buy pasta, tomato sauce and bottled water. He went home and worked around the clock, 48 hours straight, to get the Angry Birds store up and running. He denies drinking Red Bull, but we suspect otherwise. From day one, the Shopify Angry Birds Store has been a massive success.

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10 comments

  • Tongkat
    Tongkat
    March 01 2011, 04:05PM

    To be honest I’ll have to get myself one of the iPhone 4 cases they are awesome!

  • Icariin
    Icariin
    March 01 2011, 04:05PM

    Fair play to them, I can see the fun in throwing these birds at family members anytime!

  • Jack
    Jack
    March 01 2011, 04:05PM

    That’s pretty mental. Doesn’t look like a website made in 3 days that’s for sure! Very impressive sales as well. Nice work!

  • perry
    perry
    March 01 2011, 04:05PM

    Good to see you all doing so well. My kids love these angry birds plush toys. Have to admit even I think they are kind of cool.

  • Jason Sadler
    Jason Sadler
    June 18 2011, 09:24AM

    The Angry Birds store took about $100+ of my money, so I’d say it worked!

  • Ben Cohen
    Ben Cohen
    August 07 2011, 12:39PM

    I love Angry Birds!

  • jenny antonoli
    jenny antonoli
    November 26 2011, 11:57AM

    die sind äsooo härzig und im youtube unnär the key of awesome adele ft angry birds chunt d värarsche

  • Donna
    Donna
    February 01 2012, 12:38PM

    I have not received my order #276999 for an Angry Birds Moustache Pig Plush Toy that I order back on Oct 12, 2011!!! Can you help??

  • kyla billy
    kyla billy
    March 04 2012, 06:49PM

    i think it is so cool because i am a fan of angry birds

  • Gilbert
    Gilbert
    July 01 2014, 03:07PM

    I have 9
    angry birds red bird,giant red bird, 2 blue birds, yellow bird, girl red bird black bird, green bird and 5 pigs

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