He has also become a best seller with more than 45,000 cuddly Clydes being sold since the beginning of July – making it the No 1 product on sale.
Sales of Glasgow 2014 merchandise have surpassed expectations and today organisers revealed the top ten best-sellers which also include men’s tee-shirts which have been flying off the shelves with 34,000 being sold; 30,000 pin badges – always popular with the volunteers and Games fans – 17,000 key rings, 12,000 gel bracelets and 12,000 magnets.
The top ten best sellers are:
1. Mascots (15 cm and 25 cm combined sales) 46,000
2. Men’s tee-shirts - 34,000
3. Pin badges - 30,000
4. Women’s tee-shirts - 22,000
5. Children’s tee-shirts - 20,000
6. Key rings - 17,000
7. Caps - 17,000
8. Gel bracelets - 12,000
9. Magnets - 12,000
10. Men's polo shirts - 10,000
Holiday makers will also be taking a little bit of Glasgow 2014 around the world with them with more than 2,000 beach towels being sold.
Glasgow 2014 has 54 shops open across Glasgow and in Games venues and created approximately 500 temporary jobs.
Gerry Carey, Senior Manager Licensing and Merchandising at Glasgow 2014, said:
“All of our ranges are selling very well across the stores from our Team Scotland merchandise through to our Scottish specific items. It has been brilliant to see crowds of supporters sporting the Glasgow 2014 brand.”
For those who still want to be part of the Games, there are tickets available for tomorrow’s competition in Lawn Bowls, Squash and Badminton. Tickets can be bought on the website at tickets.glasgow2014.com or by calling 0800 458 2014. They are also available on the door with the Venue Ticket Offices opening from 8am tomorrow morning. Spectators are advised to arrive in good time to buy or collect tickets as it is expected to be very busy.
For more information on where to find traffic and travel updates please got to the Get Ready Glasgow website www.getreadyglasgow.com