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UK government urges shoppers to help small business throughout Shop Local Week

UK shoppers are being urged to help out local businesses rebuild after the coronavirus pandemic and the impact of the lockdown measures by participating in a Government initiative called Shop Local Week. The campaign has been launched as part of the Enjoy Summer Safely message that encourages people to get …

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Moonbug and The Point. 1888 look to ‘own evergreen retail space’ for pre-school portfolio spanning CoComelon, Blippi and My Magic Pet Morphle

Following on from last week’s Moonbug and MGA Entertainment partnership announcement, the global entertainment company has now turned to the brand licensing agency, The Point. 1888 to expand the Moonbug portfolio, including CoComelon, Blippi, My Magic Pet Morphle, ARPO, Supa Strikas, and T-Rex Ranch. Under the new partnership, The Point. …

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Rainbow Designs unveils innovative new pre-school toy line for The Adventures of Paddington

Rainbow Designs has lifted the lid on its new range of pre-school toys based on the new The Adventures of Paddington TV series. The innovative toy range has been developed by Phat Mojo and distributed in the UK by Rainbow Designs. The new collection has been designed to engage a …

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Funko feels Covid-19 impact as net sales drop 49 per cent in Q2

Store closures across the US and the rest of the world at the hands of the Covid-19 pandemic have ‘significantly impacted,’ second quarter results for the pop culture collectables specialist Funko. Net sales for the firm decreased 49 per cent to $98.1 million in its Q2 2020 earnings compared to …

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MGA Entertainment named worldwide licensing agent for Little Baby Bum

MGA Entertainment has been named the worldwide licensing agent for the global pre-school sensation, Little Baby Bum. The move is an extension of the toymaker’s partnership with brand owner Moonbug, following the success of its Little Baby Bum toy line from Little Tikes. Under the new partnership, MGAE will develop …

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Subbuteo makes its return to UK TV in new ad spot starring John Motson

University Games has secured the sports broadcasting legend John Motson, as the new voice of its Subbuteo TV advert. The TV campaign featuring the renowned voice will launch on August 10th, marking the first time the table football has been seen on UK TV in a matter of decades. The …

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Zuru celebrates ‘fantastic early response’ to Itty Bitty Prettys Tea Party Surprise as brand makes it debut this weekend

Zuru is celebrating a ‘fantastic response’ to its Itty Bitty Prettys Tea Party Surprise range with strong pre-orders and initial sales across the globe as it prepares to debut the new range to audiences with a global virtual Tea Party this weekend. On Saturday, August 8th, fans will be able …

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Argos reveals top 12 toys for Christmas as ‘lockdown rekindles the nation’s love for toys’

Argos has revealed its top 12 toys for Christmas 2020 in anticipation of the Christmas toy shopping season and a nation that ‘has rekindled its love for toys,’ through more time spent at home throughout lockdown. Among the top toys, PAW Patrol, Star Wars, and LEGO’s Super Mario collection all …

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Intellivision lines up Mattel, USAopoly, and Sesame Workshop partnerships for its gaming system reboot Amico

Intellivision Entertainment, the video game industry pioneer and team behind the upcoming Intellivision Amico launch, has detailed significant additions to its game portfolio, as well as new licensing partnerships with the likes of Mattel and Sesame Workshop. The latest partnerships were revealed in a virtual press event hosted by Tommy …

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Orchard Toys partners with the Department for Education’s Hungry Little Minds campaign

Orchard Toys has detailed its new partnership with the Department for Education’s pre-schooler development campaign, Hungry Little Minds, an initiative that looks to improve early communication, language, and literacy skills in young children. Under the new partnership, Orchard Toys will be producing a series of free, downloadable activity sheets that …

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