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LEGO, Disney and Marvel named in Bargain Max’s most in demand toy brands for Christmas 2020

LEGO, Disney, and Marvel have come in at the top three most expected and in-demand toy brands for Christmas, according to the results of a new survey from the online discount toy retailer, Bargain Max. The retailer surveyed more than 2,500 parents ahead of this year’s big festive season to …

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Moose Toys and Ravensburger to lead UK retail charge for BBC Studio’s pre-school hit Bluey

BBC Studio’s popular pre-school animated series, Bluey is making its mark on the UK consumer products space with a new raft of licensees spanning toys, apparel, bedding and accessories as the series makes its arrival on Disney+ this year. Bluey has already been met with a ‘phenomenal response’ in Australia …

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Kids’ audio system Tonies adds Disney’s Frozen, Cinderella, Toy Story and Finding Nemo to the fold

The children’s audio system Tonies has added a slate of Disney and Pixar characters to its line up of licensed character Tonies, welcoming children’s favourites Frozen, Cinderella, Toy Story and Finding Nemo to the fold. The new characters will join the portfolio in October and November this year ahead of …

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Disney+ launch plans for live action Mulan remake baffle UK cinemas

The release of Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan on its own streaming platform Disney+ has been labelled as ‘frankly bewildering’ and strongly criticised by the body representing British Cinemas. The announcement came this week that Mulan has finally confirmed its release date, having suffered a number of postponements owing to …

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Siso Toys UK is launching The Child plush toys later this year

Siso Toys UK has become the latest to tap into the popularity of one of the Star Wars canon’s most baby-faced characters, having detailed the forthcoming launch of its new plush range inspired by The Child from the Disney+ series, The Mandalorian. Coming in at 25cm tall, and as cute …

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LEGO launches classic look Mickey Mouse and Minnie in latest Disney partnership

The classic look Mickey Mouse and Minnie are to be immortalised in brick form, thanks to a new partnership between Disney and LEGO that will see the Danish toy company launch new building sets depicting the animated icons in their original style. With this new construction set, fans can re-live …

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Ridley’s Games signs major new partnership with Disney for multi-title roll-out

The design-led gifting company, Wild + Wolf has signed a new partnership with Disney to bring a cast of popular Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars properties to its Ridley’s Games portfolio this year. Marking the first licensed range for the growing games brand, the product collection will consist of …

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Surge in Disney+ subscribers amid global lockdown boosts demand for Hasbro’s ‘Baby Yoda’

The surge in subscribers to Disney+ amid global coronavirus lockdown measures has already provided a boost to Hasbro’s licensed toy sales, particularly, the global toymaker has stated, to the popularity of the ‘Baby Yoda’ character from the Disney original TV series, The Mandalorian. Demand for the character – officially called …

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Disney boss Bob Iger steps down as chief executive as Bob Chapek is promoted

Disney boss Bob Iger is stepping down from his role as chief executive with the studio. Disney has said that it has appointed Bob Chapek – the man previously responsible for the company’s parks and products division – to replace the longstanding Iger. Having led Disney through several blockbuster acquisitions …

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