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LEGO and Warner Bros. launch raft of new Harry Potter sets to mark 20 years of the toy franchise

Marking 20 years of the LEGO Harry Potter franchise, the Danish toy maker has rebooted its partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to reveal a new range of building sets that delve deeper into the magic of Hogwarts and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The enchanted walls of Hogwarts …

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LEGO, Spin Master, and Warner Bros among winners of the NPD’s Global and European Toy Industry Performance Awards

The LEGO Group, Spin Master, Mattel, and Warner Bros have been named among the winners of the NPD Group’s 2020 Global and European Toy Industry Performance Awards. The Danish toy maker took home the NPD’s Global Top Toy Manufacturer of the Year award, while its officially licensed LEGO Super Mario …

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Year on year growth for Clementoni despite the challenges of 2020

Clementoni is celebrating a year of significant growth over the course of 2020, an achievement it has come by despite the uncertainty surrounding the world’s coronavirus crisis that set the tone of the past 12 months. Putting its success down to the ‘dramatic rise in sales in puzzles’ as well …

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BrainBox Games enters the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in what will be ‘a huge year for the brand’

The popular educational games series, BrainBox is expanding its licensing activity into the Wizarding World with the release of its upcoming BrainBox Harry Potter in May next year. It marks a major development for the Green Board Games team, who has earmarked 2021 as a ‘huge year for the brand.’ …

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Spin Master magics up new Wizarding World partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products

Spin Master has entered into a global licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to become its new toy licensee for the Wizarding World franchise. Under the partnership, the Toronto-based toy maker will develop Wizardiing World products based on the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts franchises. The range will span …

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LEGO Art grows its mosaic-building ‘relaxation’ portfolio with Harry Potter Hogwarts Crests sets

The LEGO Group is growing its LEGO Art portfolio with the launch of a range of Harry Potter Hogwarts Crests sets, designed to give Harry Potter fans and adult LEGO builders the chance to display their house allegiances. The new 2D tile mosaic wall art sets each allow Harry Potter …

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Award-winning plush specialist The London Toy Company to launch ‘huge toy range next year’

The London Toy Company – the plush artists formerly known as High Resolution Design – famed for pushing the envelope of plush design with licenses such as TfL and Harry Potter, has revealed its plans for the non-plush toy space next year. Founder and director, Joel Berkowitz, has told ToyNews …

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Licensing special – Selling Magic: How Oliver’s Brighton is evolving the high street indie scene

Oliver Dall, owner of Oliver’s Brighton, a Harry Potter-themed toy and gift shop situated along one of Brighton’s most popular shopping streets, finds itself in the unique position that it no longer needs a front door. In fact, such is the nature of the business that takes place within the …

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Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle puzzle takes Bloggers Choice as BlogOn Toy Awards reveals 2020 winners

University Games’ Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle 3D Puzzle has taken home the Blogger Choice Award for 2020, a choice reflective of the boom the puzzles market that has seen since the UK was subjected to lockdown restriction this year. The award was given at this year’s BlogOn Toy Awards, which …

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The London Toy Company teams with Wow! Stuff and Warner Bros to launch Harry Potter plush

The London Toy Company has collaborated with the teams at both Wow! Stuff and Warner Brothers to develop its first range of plush toys based on the ever-popular Harry Potter franchise. The firm, who rebranded from High Resolution Designs this year, already specialises in the development of ultra-realistic and iconic …

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