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PlayMonster brings Disney and Pixar characters to its hit product line-up

The international toy company, PlayMonster has struck a new partnership with Disney to bring a host of popular Disney and Pixar characters to a collection of its successful product lines and categories, including 5 Second Rule, Ring It On, and Colorforms. The deal is the latest to be established by …

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Kids’ bike brand United Wheels UK lands multi-territory deal with Disney, Marvel, and Lucasfilm

The British bicycle brand, United Wheels UK Limited has detailed a new multi-territory licensing partnership with Disney, Marvel, and Lucasfilm movie properties as the company eyes further growth across the European markets and beyond. Its latest agreement will see the property rights extended across the UK, Ireland, France, Iberia, Italy, …

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Andrew Welch joins Craft Buddy in newly created head of marketing role

The experienced toy industry personality, Andrew Welch, has joined the Craft Buddy team as its new head of marketing, a newly created position at the firm as it looks to develop its arts and crafts offering further. Welch brings with him more than 16 years of industry experience spent in …

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Disney confirms it’s in ‘consultation with group of UK Stores’ over closures

Disney has confirmed that it is holding consultations with an initial group of stores in the UK about their closure in its first official acknowledgement of speculation that all but its flagship London store was to shut up shop in the UK. Rumours have been circulating that Disney has been …

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LEGO expands Disney partnership to launch LEGO Mickey and Friends range for younger builders

The LEGO Group has lifted the lid on a new Mickey and Friends range developed in partnership with Disney, launching five new sets all aimed at younger builders aged four years old and over. Geared towards its younger audience, each set in the new collection comes with instructions designed for …

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LEGO unveils its Star Wars: The Bad Batch Attack Shuttle inspired by Disney’s new animated series

The LEGO Group has extended its LEGO Star Wars line-up once again, this time with a new launch inspired by the new Star Wars animated series – currently on Disney+ – Star Wars: The Bad Batch. The new LEGO Star Wars: The Bad Batch Attack Shuttle construction set has been …

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Wow! Stuff readies for European growth with £4.5m funding from Independent Growth Finance

Wow! Stuff has secured a £4.5 million facility from Independent Growth Finance to help the award-winning toy innovator in its ongoing growth aspirations, particularly across the European market. As a company already working with global brands, the Wolverhampton-headquartered business has offices in LA and Hong Kong, but is now looking …

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Kids’ audio platform Yoto welcomes Frozen, Mickey Mouse and more in Disney and Pixar partnership

The children’s audio platform, Yoto – the team behind the Yoto Player – has detailed a new partnership with Disney and Pixar to release a collection of childhood classics and fantasy favourites, including Frozen, Mickey Mouse, Moana, and more across its library of content. The new line-up will launch this …

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LEGO takes fans into Hundred Acre Wood with latest Ideas project LEGO Winnie the Pooh

The LEGO Group is taking a nostalgic walk through Hundred Acre Wood with the launch of its latest LEGO Ideas project, LEGO Winnie the Pooh, a set based on the original designs from LEGO builder Ben Adler. Taking inspiration from the tales of A.A. Milne’s adventures of Christopher Robin that …

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ALIEN and Disney Gargoyles lead Ravensburger’s latest gaming portfolio following ‘incredible 2020’

ALIEN, Disney Gargoyles, and a fully-licensed Taco Bell party game are among a line-up of new launches to be hitting the scene courtesy of Ravensburger for 2021, following what the US outfit of the global enterprise has billed as an ‘incredible last year.’ With a games division that continues to …

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