Bazooka Candy Brands, a division of the Tops Company, will partner with cosmetic giant Elizabeth Arden to promote Mariah Carey’s new candy-inspired fragrance collection,Lollipop Bling. The collection, which has debuted in department stores, was inspired by the playful nature of Mariah’s marriage proposal -- a real engagement ring hidden inside a Ring Pop lollipop.

“We are excited to work with Elizabeth Arden on this campaign forLollipop Bling,” says Ari Weinstock, senior director of marketing for Bazooka Candy Brands. “It introducesRing Popto a whole new set of consumers … and highlights not only Mariah Carey’s love ofRing Poplollipops, but also the inspirational nature of the candy.”

The integrated marketing campaign will incorporateRing Poplollipops into print advertisements as well as candy sampling with the sale ofLollipop Blingat retailers, and will include the iconic candy in the fragrance’s store displays.

Additionally, for Valentine’s Day 2011, Wal-Mart will promote the fragrance with display racks featuring both Lollipop Bling andRing Pop, with the candy in special “Bling Collection” three-packs.

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