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Aardman teams with funwish.com to launch Shaun the Sheep personalised episodes for fans

Aardman is taking the personalisation trend to the next level through a new partnership with the wish fulfillment platform, funwish.com that will allow fans to order customised wishes from Shaun the Sheep in the form of personalised videos. The five minute episodes, which are set on the farm, will be …

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Virtually Expo reveals UK Games Expo Awards winners for 2020

UK Games Expo has wrapped up a successful all-digital 2020 Covid-19 secure version of its annual offering this year with the big reveal of the winners of its UK Games Expo Awards. Not allowing the pandemic to stand in the way of its yearly event, organisers moved the show to …

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IDW Games delays launch of Metal Gear Solid tabletop title stating it ‘won’t compromise quality’

The revered games publisher, IDW Games has been forced to delay the release of the much anticipated Metal Gear Solid tabletop title for a second time, telling fans that it wouldn’t compromise its standards for quality to hit the 2020 release date. The news marks the second time the game …

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Moose Toys teams with family YouTube channel CollinsKey to innovate in the activity sector

Moose Toys is teaming with the family YouTube channel, Collins Key starring the online stars Collins and Devan Key, to launch an activity line that will allow fans to recreate the DIY challenges and projects the pair undertake, at home. CollinsKey is recognised as the number one YouTube channel for …

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Funko sets new Guinness World Record for the world’s largest mosaic creation – made from its Pop! Vinyl figures

The pop culture and collectables specialist, Funko has set a Guinness World Record for the world’s largest mosaic creation, achieving the feat at Dubai’s world-famous Mall of the Emirates last week. Using a staggering 8,600 Pop! Vinyl figures to create the largest packaged product mosaic in honour of Modesh, Dubai’s …

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Former Debenhams CEO and ex-Asda boss enter £6.5bn bidding war for the UK supermarket chain

The former CEO of Debenhams and the former Asda boss are going head-to-head in a £6.5bn private equity bidding war for the supermarket chain Asda. Formal bids are set to be tabled for the grocery retailer early next month. First reported by Sky News, it is the ex Debenhams CEO …

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Zimpli Kids to launch its first full sustainable in-store display in latest green retailing effort

Zimpli Kids is readying to launch its first fully eco-friendly in-store display as the company continues to take strides towards its own sustainability pledge for the future. The new FSDU features the recently launched Gelli and Slime Eco range, plus the Rainnbow and Rocket Baff Bombz. The new display unit …

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Tonies adds Peppa Pig to its growing licensed portfolio

The popular children’s audio system, Tonies is adding Peppa Pig to its line-up of Tonies characters this October, bringing with it nine stories for over an hour of audio entertainment for little ones. Peppa Pig is the latest in a line of big launches for the Tonies brand this year, …

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Mothercare signs off franchise partnership with UK high street retailer Boots

The baby products specialist brand Mothercare has signed off a franchise deal with the high street retailer Boots that will see the pharmacy chain sell Mothercare products within its branches and online. Mothercare wnet into administration last year and was forced to close all of its UK shops in January …

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LEGO rolls out its LEGO Braille Bricks in seven countries following successful pilot program

The LEGO Foundation and the LEGO Group have detailed the official launch of LEGO Braille Bricks in seven countries, including France, Germany, the UK, and the US, following the success of a pilot programme that was launched in April last year. The initiative was first introduced during the Sustainable Brands …

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