Aldi's toy The Kevin The Carrot 2020 for € 3.99 will be on eBay for six times the price before it even goes on sale
- Aldi will be releasing toys for Kevin The Carrot for £ 3.99 on Sunday
- The German supermarket has featured Kevin in its Christmas advertising since 2016
- Pre-order offers have appeared on eBay selling the toy for up to £ 50
Adlis Kevin the Carrot quickly cemented his status as a popular Christmas figure alongside The Snowman and Elf On The Shelf. Desperate parents line up by the thousands to get their hands on a toy every year.
And with the latest range, which will go on sale this weekend, the cuddly toys worth EUR 3.99 are already available on eBay for six times the price.
The plush toys will be available for sale online and in UK branches of the German supermarket on Sunday 15th November at 8am, including a bundle of the full range for
However, the coveted goods have already been offered for pre-sale on eBay. Prices go up to £ 50 for a character pack that costs £ 19.99.
Meanwhile, a £ 3.99 hedgehog toy is being advertised for six times the price of £ 34.99.
eBay users have listed a selection of Kevin Di Carrot toys from Aldi for pre-order (see illustration). The price is more than three times the original retail price of £ 3.99
The toy collection available from Aldi is expected to include Kevin the Pilot, Kevin's Grate Grandparents, and Harry the Hedgehog.
A seller was eagerly listing the full set on eBay asking for over £ 50 excluding delivery. He has already received a bid.
Another offered online shoppers the option to pre-order Kevin's Grate Grandparents for £ 34.99, although the characters are only £ 3.99 from Aldi.
The supermarket's popular Harry The Hedgehog character also costs six times the original amount and costs £ 24.99.
Despite being priced at just £ 3.99 in store, Kevin's Grate Grandparents are available on eBay for £ 34.99
An Aldi spokesman said the supermarket had to use online queuing technology because of the popularity of its plush toys
Aldi will sell a bundle of five carrot figurines in the outfits featured in this year's ad for £ 19.95.
The eagerly anticipated ad shows Kevin flying a jet accompanied by the wingman Lieutenant Turkey.
Last year's campaign followed Kevin when he put on an extraordinary Greatest Showman-inspired Christmas show and won the & # 39; Leafy Blinders & # 39; escaped.
In addition to the plush toys, Aldi also offers themed pajamas and Christmas decorations, according to The Independent.
"Aldi anticipates such demand for plush toys for Christmas advertising with Kevin the Carrot that it has used the same online queuing technology as Glastonbury to manage the noise on its website when the toys are released," said an Aldi spokesman.
eBay sellers keen to capitalize on the popularity of the popular collectible toys have listed Kevin the Carrot merchandise from previous years for more than £ 1,600.
An eBay seller listed a collection of Kevin the Carrot toys dated last for £ 1,620 or pays from £ 77 a month monthly
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