Tag Archives: Collectables

The classics: Origin of the species – 35 years of Sylvanian Families and counting

Having celebrated its 35th anniversary throughout an historic chapter in modern history, for Sylvanian Families, 2020 will be a year never to forget. ToyNews celebrates this classic toy brand with a walk through its history, its plans for the future, and why 2021 will be a big year for the …

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Panini unveils Scotland Official Campaign Sticker Collection 2021 following the country’s European Championship qualification

Panini has unveiled the Scotland Official Campaign Sticker Collection 2021, a new launch that follows the country’s nail biting European Championship qualification last year. The exclusive collection will feature 200 stickers starring the entire squad, with much-loved shiny stickers among the line-up. The album features four pages dedicated to the …

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Funko taps ChizComm as multi-media partner for the launch of new toy line Snapsies

The pop culture specialist, Funko, has appointed the media expert ChizComm Beacon Media to handle the multi-platform media for its newest toy line, Snapsies. The appointment has been made as Funko continues its push towards a more diversified toy portfolio. Under the appointment, ChizComm Beacon Media will handle kids media …

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Moose Toys unveils latest Kindi Kids brand extension, Kindi Kids Minis

Moose Toys is going miniature with the launch of its latest Kindi Kids brand extension, Kindi Kids Mini, a range of four-inch dolls each featuring the classic Kindi look. The new collection feature ten Kindi Kids Minis and their unique looks, from colourful bobbleheads and glittery eyes, to poseable bodies …

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The Koyo Store lands Games Workshop deal to launch Warhammer 40,000 collectables

The entertainment merchandise specialist, The Koyo Store, has secured the global rights to create a range of officially licensed Warhammer 40,000 collectables through a new partnership with Games Workshop. The deal marks a major success for The Koyo Store as the range will not only be sold through Games Workshop’s …

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Licensing special: Funko’s Loungefly brand sees sales surge and global growth of 25 per cent as pop culture demand outweighs pandemic

While it’s true enough that the world’s pandemic crisis saw some of the biggest forms of live entertainment hit the pause button for the best part of the year, the likes of Disney’s portfolio of theme parks that draw all manner of pop culture enthusiasts year on year, the desire …

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Panini launches its updated Premier League Adrenalyn XL 2020/21 collection

Panini has launched the much-anticipated update to its Premier League Adrenalyn XL 2020/21 trading card collection, with a new slate ready to hit retailers across the UK and Republic of Ireland from Thursday, November 19th. The launch will feature all of the big 2020/21 season’s layer transfers. Premier League Adrenalyn …

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Wow! Stuff sees sell-out success of Wow! Pods before its first TV ad spot lands

Wow! Stuff’s character brand collectable range, Wow! Pods has struck sell-out success in less than four weeks since its UK launch across Amazon and other retailers, making it the company’s ‘fastest-selling toy range to date.’ Manufactured and distributed in the UK by Wow! Stuff, the Wow! Pods range has seen …

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Waxwork Records opens the Universal vault to celebrate Halloween with latest Spinatures

The US underground and pop culture specialist Waxwork Records is celebrating the witching season with the expansion of its partnership with Universal and the studio’s vault of classic Monster and Horror films. This time it’s Halloween favourite, Michael Myers – as seen in Halloween II – and Halloween III’s Trick …

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Pride over profit: How Wow! Stuff is leading the exciting new wave of toy innovators (and revolutionising sustainable toys)

Separated by the miles between us, yet sitting face to face Zoom-style with the Wow! Stuff CEO Richard North, sustainability within the toy industry has become the major topic of conversation.  The toy and gadget entrepreneur is deep into another one of his mantras; having us picture him on his …

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