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Funko opens its first international franchise store in Dubai

Funko has announced that it has appointed Monkey Distribution as the first franchise operator catering to growing pop culture enthusiasts and Funko Funatics in the Middle East. The store, to be owned and operated by Monkey Distribution, is located in the newly constructed Dubai Hills Mall and is expected to …

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Funko channels Alfred Hitchcock with Rear Window game

A new game based on Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 nail-biter Rear Window is coming this summer from Prospero Hall, Funko Games’ creative studio. Rear Window is a game of deduction and suspense. Carefully observe strange clues and ominous patterns in the things going on in the apartments across the way. There are …

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TOY FAIR PREVIEW: Funko unveils E.T. and Marvel Battlefield games

Funko Games is debuting two new games at the London Toy Fair at Olympia tomorrow, both based on much-loved, iconic movie properties. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial: Light Years From Home, coming to Europe and North America this summer, is inspired by the classic film from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment – …

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WarnerMedia Global Brands and Experiences launches ‘The Batman’ toys and collectibles

To mark the cinematic release of The Batman this March, WarnerMedia Global Brands and Experiences has launched its most robust Batman film product collection in over a decade – including a raft of licensed toys and collectables.  Collectable manufacturer McFarlane is offering The Batman, The Riddler and Catwoman figures, all …

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Funko appoints new Chairman of the Board

Funko, Inc., the leading pop culture lifestyle brand, has announced Charles Denson, a current member of the Board, has been appointed Chairman of the Board effective immediately. Denson replaces Ken Brotman of ACON Investments, who will continue to serve as a board member. “I feel very privileged to take on …

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Funko expands into greetings market with POPSIES

Pop-culture consumer products company Funko is expanding into the greetings market with POPSIES, its new line of collectible, interactive greeting displays. Featuring celebratory messages of excitement and love, Popsies greetings will be available exclusively at Walmart stores across the U.S. Popsies will feature iconic characters that represent some of the world’s …

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FAO Schwarz opens in Milan with dedicated FUNKO space

The first continental-European store of FAO Schwarz has opened in Piazza Cordusio, in the heart of Milan. Funko Europe has collaborated with FAO Schwarz to create a 14 sq m space within the store with iconic Funko touches and exclusive products. The Funko offering will be dialling up its endless categories …

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Funko releases two new Grinch-themed Christmas games

Inspired by holiday favourite How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Funko Games has brought the classic tale to life in two new games, just in time for the festive season. Set in Who-ville, Dr. Seuss Merry Grinchmas (MSRP $19.99) is “equal parts sweet family board game and heirloom keepsake” that comes …

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shopDisney gears up for Halloween with exclusive line of Hocus Pocus merchandise

With Halloween fast approaching, the Disney Store is ahead of the game. “This year, an extra special line exclusive to shopDisney is Hocus Pocus, celebrating the classic film and getting people excited for next year’s sequel on Disney+,” says Karen Austin Billinghurst, Buying Director, The Disney Store. The store’s Hocus …

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Dr. Seuss kicks off Christmas with a raft of brand-new licensing partnerships for The Grinch

Dr. Seuss Enterprises, the leading global children’s entertainment company, is welcoming the holiday season with a broad and diverse licensing program for one of its most iconic properties, the Grinch. Building off the success of Grinchmas 2020, which saw early sellouts and record sell-through rates, this year’s programme for The Grinch will focus on a premier global …

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