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Toys”R”Us, Tesco and Asda sign up for Brands & Retail UK ‘Meet the Buyers’ Networking Party

Ryan Beaird, Event Director of Brands & Retail UK, has announced a new format for the summer conference taking place at the British Library (London) on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 July 2022. The ‘Meet the Buyers’ Networking Party – sponsored by Fabacus – is a speed networking ticket event …

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Blippi and CoComelon to arrive front-of-store in Asda this Christmas

Just weeks after The Point.1888 announced a record-breaking 66 new licensees across EMEA for Moonbug Entertainment’s leading IP CoComelon, the superbrand has secured a prime spot in Asda stores nationwide, for a dual-branded activation focusing on children’s brands Blippi and CoComelon. Since coming on board as Master Licensing Agency for Moonbug’s …

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The Entertainer is moving into Asda as part of the grocer’s ‘test and learn’ partnership strategy

The UK toy retail chain, The Entertainer is moving into the supermarket giant, Asda, as part of the grocer’s ‘test and learn’ partnership strategy. The move will see The Entertainer turn the toy aisles of five of Asda’s UK stores into branded concessions from early next year. Under the terms …

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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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Sainsbury’s and Asda merger blocked by CMA

The Competition and Markets Authority, the UK’s competition watchdog, has blocked Sainsbury’s and Asda’s £10bn merger. The body blocked the move by the UK grocery giants after finding that it would lead to increased prices in stores, online and across petrol stations. The CMA said that it believed shoppers would …

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