Licensing

Panini is bringing its NFL/NFL Players Association sticker collection to the UK and Eire for second year

The collectable sticker books and trading card specialist, Panini, is bringing its NFL/NFL Players Association sticker collection back to the UK and Eire for the second year running. The 2019 was the best-selling NFL sticker book collection in the UK and Eire since the early 1990s. The new collection comprises …

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Sponsored Content: Spin Master powers up DC Batman range with super hero marketing

Leading UK toy company, Spin Master, continues its partnership with Warner Bros. to bring Batman’s adventures to life with innovative toys. As one of the newest toy licensees for the iconic Batman franchise, Spin Master is bringing its unique twist to innovative product including boy’s action figures, remote control vehicles, …

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Pokemon launches its first board game: Pokemon Trading Card Game Battle Academy

The Pokemon Company International has released the first board game adaptation of its best-selling Pokémon Trading Card Game – the Pokémon Trading Card Game Battle Academy – at participating mass and hobby retailers around the world. Designed for Trainers of all types, including parents and children who may be new …

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Argos ends an era as it ceases to print its catalogue after almost 50 years

Argos has confirmed its intentions to end an era and stop printing its catalogue after almost 50 years of producing the now iconic ‘buying bible’. The move has been made in alignment with the changes habits of consumers today and a lean towards online shopping. The retailer has stated that …

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Thomas & Friends celebrates International Friendship Day with interactive and digital mosaic image

Thomas & Friends unveiled a new digital artwork by renowned artist Nathan Wyburn to celebrate this year’s International Friendship Day on July 30th. The interactive mosaic image is made up of 400 pictures made by children from around the UK of themselves with their friends which they drew on their …

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Panini UK: “We had large numbers of requests from UK Tour de France fans, so we listened”

Panini UK will be working with Tour de France organisers this year with campaigns running across its social media platforms to engage the cycling community in its 2020 Tour de France stickers and cards collection. Its UK launch arrives in direct response to a ‘large number of requests’ from UK …

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Craft Buddy bolsters sales team to meet demand surge for arts and crafts line Crystal Art

The arts and crafts specialist, Craft Buddy has maintained ‘an impressive trajectory of growth’ over the last few months, despite the uncertainty surrounding Coronavirus and lockdown measures that have dogged the industry. During the period, the firm has found particular stand out in its Crystal Art product range. Making use …

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Wow! Stuff introduces print-at-home personalised Your Face Masks

Wow! Stuff is pushing the envelope in innovation once again, this time with the launch of the world’s first home printable face masks for children – and adults – looking to add a bit of flair to their protective wear. An arts and crafts line made to the World Health …

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Infantino launches new baby gift sets to the UK market

The baby and nursery brand, Infantino, is to launch three gift sets to UK retail, offering what it calls ‘the ultimate bundles to keep little ones entertained’. The range will make its debut here in the UK with the launch of Splish & Splash, Colours & Shapes, and Baby’s 1st. …

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