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Former Games Workshop and Trunki man Toby Davies joins Steamforged Games as commercial director

Games Workshop’s former head of sales, global distribution and partners, Toby Davies, has taken up a new post as commercial director at the tabletop games developer and retailer, Steamforged Games. Before joining the team, Davies had spent three years at Games Workshop and seven years at Trunki, where, in both …

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To the victor: Warhammer and it’s march upon the global hobby, retail, and licensing scene

Games Workshop’s Warhammer is massively successful. Seriously. Over the past three years – since the onset of Brexit fell upon us – Warhammer has doubled the size of its business. Last year, it ended £81million in profit. Robert Hutchins talks to senior licensing manager, Zoe Smith about how the franchise …

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Asmodee Entertainment welcomes games marketing veteran Alexander Thieme to the division

Asmodee Entertainment has bolstered its booming licensing division with the appointment of the 20-year marketing and licensing veteran of the games industry, Alexander Thieme to the role of licensing manager. Thieme joins from Games Workshop and will be focusing on European licensing opportunities across Asmodee game brands such as Catan, …

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Games Workshop prepares for bumper 2019 with profits and sales already ahead of 2018

Profits and sales at Games Workshop, the tabletop gaming firm behind the global Warhammer franchise, are ahead of last year, signalling another bumper year for the UK company. According to the group, trading between September and early November has beaten the company’s performance for the same period last year, with …

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Games Workshop and Marvel partner for Warhammer comic series

Games Workshop and Marvel have detailed a new collaboration to create a new series of Warhammer comics, due to land in autumn 2020. Marvel Comics is the iconic name behind many of the world’s best-loved super hero characters (you know, like Spider-Man, the Avengers, the X-Men, and the Fantastic Four) and proudly …

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USAopoly serves up licensing delight with Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition

Board gamers buckle-up because USAopoly has just served up a triple-helping of licensing prowess at this year’s GenCon with the unveiling of Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition. The new tabletop title combines the popular Disney and Square Enix collaboration with Games Workshop’s iconic Talisman tabletop mechanic to offer fans a “vibrant …

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Totally Hammered: Exploring the success of Warhammer

The impact of Games Workshop's new licensing strategy has seen revenue rocket from £2 million to £10 million in the last five years. That's the equivalent of $155 million at retail. Licensing.biz explores the history, success and future of this British-born brand.

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