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Sales boom for Marvin’s Magic as the entertainment “sees global renaissance”

Sales at the 30 year old entertainment and magic specialist, Marvin’s Magic are reportedly ‘booming,’ this year on an international scale, thanks to what owner Marvin Berglas has put down to “a renaissance for magic.” Berglas – who also occupies the title of vice president of The Magic Circle – …

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Flair bolsters marketing team with double appointment

Flair is reinforcing its marketing team with the appointment of Iulia Toader as marketing manager for the GP Flair boys and  girls toys categories, while Gurpreet Chohan has joined the team as its new product manager. Toader (pictured top left) joined Flair in February after spending the last five years …

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USAopoly to launch Toy Story collector’s chess and deck-building card game

USAopoly has detailed its latest collaboration, this time with Disney and Pixar for a raft of Toy Story licensed games. The range – which includes a Collector’s Chess Set inspired by the franchise, and a co-op deck-building game called Toy Story: Obstacles and Adventures, will land this autumn. Disney and …

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Kosmos Games gives hit videogame Cities Skylines the tabletop treatment

Kosmos has partnered with Paradox Interactive to bring the hit video game Cities Skylines to the tabletop space with its first board game adaptation. Taking its gameplay from the digital title, Cities Skyline – The Board Game challenges players to work cooperatively as a team of urban developers, or to …

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Bricklive secures partnership with Nickelodeon for PAW Patrol exhibit

Live Company Group, the team behind the popular Bricklive event, has detailed a new licensing partnership with Nickelodeon to bring new PAW Patrol themed promotional exhibits to its offering. Bricklive touring exhibits consist of a series of themed tours created from a popular choice of toy building brick. Exhibits have, …

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Mattel rejects merger bid from MGA Entertainment

Mattel has rejected another merger offer from MGA Entertainment’s CEO Isaac Larian, the boss of the Bratz Dolls maker revealed earlier this week. Now widely reported across business media, MGA Entertainment made the proposal in a letter to Mattel’s CEO Ynon Kriez, but was rebuffed in a response that stated …

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LEGO lands on XBox’s Forza Horizon 4 with LEGO Speed Champion expansion

Amid some of the biggest reveals at the ongoing E3 videogaming conference, that included an apparance from Keanu Reeves, LEGO has managed to secure headline space, thanks to its latest collaboration with Xbox. The Dutch toy brand is continuing its successful push across the world of videogaming, this time landing …

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HTI Group confident in pocket money and playground craze space with Fruitopia

HTI Group is confident that Fruitopia – a new collectable brand forming part of the firm’s new pocket money business model – will help the company keep in line with the fast-moving playground craze space this year. Bringing “a fruity twist” to the playground, the new scented range includes a …

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Hasbro’s Magic: The Gathering is getting its own Netflix animated series

Hasbro’s fantasy card game franchise, Magic: The Gathering is heading to a new home on Netflix, as plans get underway to develop the title into a new animated series. The series Magic: The Gathering will feature a new storyline that expands on the game’s power-wielding heroes, called Planeswalkers in the …

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Character Options takes its brands to UK’s YouTubers with Character Kidz launch

Character Options is taking its brands directly to the UK’s wealth of up and coming YouTubers with the launch of its first Character Kidz Show, an event delivering a carnival of filming opportunities for those plugged in to the social media space. Character Kidz will take place in central London …

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