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Amazon UK teams with charity In Kind Direct to deliver toys to families in need

Amazon UK is collaborating with charity In Kind Direct to deliver games and toys to children in vulnerable situations across the UK this Christmas. Customers can donate toys by visiting amazon.co.uk/donateatoy. The items will then be distributed by Kind Direct to families across the UK. Last year more than 6,700 toys were …

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One Animation expands its digital team with new hires from Hasbro and Amazon

The content creation and licensing studio, One Animation is expanding its digital team with two new hires in the form of the former Hasbro executive, Kelly Joeman, and Amazon’s Tuan Nguyen. Joeman (pictured left) will take up the newly created role of senior manager, audience development, while Nguyen has been …

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Licensing Expo Virtual’s On Demand Content goes live ahead of show’s launch next week

The on-demand content surrounding this year’s Licensing Expo Virtual has now gone live, with the show scheduled to take place only one week from now, when it will play host to some 3,000 confirmed digital meetings. Slated to take place from August 24th to 26th and produced in partnership with …

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From the US | Just Play launches Early Learning Centre development platform on its Amazon Brand store

The award-winning UK preschool brand, Early Learning Centre is embarking on a new initiative for the US market with the launch of a raft of new products and concepts exclusively through its Amazon brand store. The project is being overseen by the brand’s US distributor and licensor, Just Play and …

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Acamar Films grows reach of preschool hit Bing with new Amazon Alexa Skill, Bing Time

Acamar Films is extending the reach of its multi-award-winning preschool series Bing with the launch of a new interactive Amazon Alexa Skill, Bing Time. Developed in partnership with voice design agency Voxly Digital, Bing Time aims to bring together new script writing, high production values and technical innovation to deliver …

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Wow! Stuff’s Wow! Pods hits Amazon’s Best Sellers listing amid ‘fantastic momentum’

Just 14 days into the first TV campaign for Wow! Stuff’s latest range of collectables, and Wow! Pods has seen sales surge ten fold, putting the Series One Marvel licensed models in the top 50 Best Sellers across all of Amazon’s Toys and Games. Developed by the British toy manufacturer …

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Amazon faces lawsuit to remove thousands of potentially deadly products

A lawsuit filed against Amazon by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission has been billed as a ‘huge step forward’ in the fight to force the online giant to accept responsibility for the removal of dangerous items being sold online. An administrative complaint has been brought against Amazon by the …

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Asmodee and Amazon file to take down Dixit tabletop game counterfeiters

Amazon and Asmodee Group have jointly filed a lawsuit against two defendants over producing counterfeit versions of the board game giant’s award-winning card game sets, Dixit: Daydreams Expansion and Dixit: Revelations Expansion. The two Brooklyn, New York-based defendants attempted to offer the counterfeit products in Amazon’s store, a violation of …

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Amazon and Google face CMA investigation into fake and misleading online reviews

Amazon and Google are to be investigated by the competition watchdog over concerns that they have not been doing enough to combat the problem of widespread fake reviews on their websites. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will look into the issue to determine whether the two online behemoths have …

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Amazon waste investigation sparks UK government call for ‘more re-use and recycling of products’

An investigation into one of Amazon’s Scottish warehouses has compelled the UK government to call for ‘more re-use and recycling of products’ after it was discovered that the online giant is destroying millions of products a year. A spokesperson for the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, said the government is ‘looking …

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