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Opinion | New wave: How the collectables market can survive the pandemic

Of the many changes to sweep across the toy industry at the hands of the pandemic, one of the most noticeable shifts is across the collectables landscape. Once a sector that carried the industry to success not one year ago, it’s fair to say that the coronavirus has given the …

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Generation Media | Brands, Place, Trace: Vaccinate against bad planning and focus on innovation

At this point in the pandemic it comes as a relative certainty that aspects of life as we knew it pre-2020 simply won’t be the same again. For the media space, this couldn’t be more true, as the coronavirus has simply sped up the processes that were happening long before …

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Showcase 2021| Ginger Fox talks Millionaire, Taskmaster, and House of Games new launches for 2021

Contact: 01242 241765 Email: sales@gingerfox.co.uk Website: www.gingerfox.co.uk  Millionaires, Taskmasters, and a whole House of Games Building on its successful range of games, Ginger Fox has been busy coming up with new and fresh ideas. Together with popular new licensed games, we’re bringing fun into your living room this year. Bring …

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Showcase 2021: Thames & Kosmos details new board games, STEM kits, and more

Julia Loeser, Phone: 01580 713000, email: julia@thamesandkosmos.co.uk Board games, science kits, and the surge for STEM Thames & Kosmos is very excited to share their upcoming releases across its 2021 board game and science kit ranges. These include new titles from its EXIT – The Game series, a best-selling EXIT Advent Calendar and …

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Melissa & Doug | “We’re hitting a sweet spot with consumers right now”

Last year, and in the weeks that followed its ‘biggest push into the licensing space to date’ through a partnership with ViacomCBS’ PAW Patrol and Blues Clues brands, the global toy maker Melissa & Doug expressed its plans to evaluate licensing “as an area to grow its reach.” The move …

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Book of Beasties to provide UK schools with children’s mental health support

The children’s mental wellness game developer, Book of Beasties has committed to providing all schools in the UK with free remote learning mental health support, to help children through the current crisis. The London-based startup, creator of a multi-award winning mental wellness card game is aiming to reach over 6 …

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The Classics | The world in Colour – Crayola’s 120 years of arts and crafts innovation

Vivid Goliath’s EMEA brand director of the Crayola division, Leon Jarmolowicz will tell you that last year, the brand – one synonymous with the arts and crafts sector had a year so good that it placed the firm ‘comfortably within the top ten suppliers in the UK and Eire.’ Not …

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Board Games can provide ‘significant benefits for those with Alzheimer’s’ says new study from Asmodee and Game in Lab

A new study into the effects of play has uncovered that playing board games can have a significant beneficial effect for those with Alzheimer’s. Jointly commissioned by Asmodee and Game in Lab, the study – titles Cognitive – Adaptation – Behaviour –  was the first of its kind to look …

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