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The October 2012 issue of ToyNews is available to read online – or via the ToyNews iPad app – now.

This month we have an exclusive interview with Disney's EMEA VP of toys and stationery Anna Chapman on future franchises like Planes, Wreck-It Ralph and Monsters University, as well as a supplier focus on DKL.

We've also got some huge news stories on the launch of Skylanders Giants, Mind Candy growing Moshi Monsters worldwide, big names returning to Toy Fair 2013 and The Entertainer's rapid expansion.

It's our 100-page Brand Licensing Europe issue which will have increased circulation at the show (check out our special BLE 2012 show guide if you haven't already done so).

You can read our bumper special on Warner Bros. Consumer Products UK, too, where we take a closer look at its brands and talk to general manager Paul Bufton.

Don't forget to check out the Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles special insert, as well, which is full of insights into the brand and interviews with key execs.

Toys that are stocked exclusively with one retail chain have become a talking point in the industry of late, so we spoke to key retail and supplier execs to hear their thoughts on retail exclusives.

We also have sector guides on games and puzzles, wooden toys and electronic toys.

But that's not all. We've got a profile on Morrisons' Kiddicare brand, which is opening new stores, as well as an interview with Hasbro Brand Licensing VP, EMEA, James Walker.

Finally, we break the norm this month and ask two toy execs to interview one another. In our new Tag-Team Interview section, Mattel's UK boss Geoff Walker interviews fellow American and Lego's UK boss Drew Brazer.

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