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WildBrain appoints JAKKS Pacific as master global toy partner for Chip & Potato

WildBrain has appointed JAKKS Pacific, the leading toy and consumer products manufacturer, as master global toy partner for its hit animated preschool brand, Chip & Potato. Additionally, Netflix has picked up Season 3 of Chip & Potato (20 x 11’) plus three seasonal specials (3 x 22’). An original series …

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Disguise new hire Lianne Barber to take on marketing across EMEA

Global costume company Disguise, Inc., a division of toy and consumer products manufacturer JAKKS Pacific, has announced another key hire to the team in EMEA with Lianne Barber, Marketing Manager. With over a decade of marketing, brand management and licensing experience at The Entertainer, Lianne will lead all marketing efforts …

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Disguise signs multiyear deal for Disney costume rights in EMEA

Leading global costume company Disguise, a division of toy and consumer products manufacturer JAKKS Pacific, today announced a multi-year licensing agreement for a wide range of Disney portfolio brands in Europe, the Middle East and Africa for dress-up, costumes and costume accessories, commencing in spring 2022. After being a North America costume …

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Disguise to launch new costume range based on Ghostbusters and upcoming Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Toy and consumer products manufacturer JAKKS Pacific has entered into an agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products for its costume division Disguise to produce costumes based on the hit film Ghostbusters, as well upcoming theatrical release Ghostbusters: Afterlife (set to release exclusively in US cinemas on 19 November). Disguise will design, market, manufacture …

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JAKKS Pacific launches new toy line for Disney’s ‘Encanto’

Leading toy and consumer products manufacturer JAKKS Pacific has announced the launch of its new line of toys developed for the upcoming theatrical release of Disney’s Encanto, which is set to hit movie theatres worldwide on 24 November. A heartwarming story of a young Colombian girl faced with being the only …

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JAKKS Pacific brings on board former Disney executive Lori MacPherson

JAKKS Pacific, the designer, manufacturer and marketer of toys and consumer goods whose popular brands include Creepy Crawlers, Eyeclops, Fly Wheel and Kitten Catfe, has appointed Lori MacPherson to its Board of Directors.MacPherson served as Executive Vice President, Global Product Management for The Walt Disney Studios from 2010-2014, following her …

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Disney to launch new global event World Princess Week with LEGO, Hasbro and JAKKS on board

Disney is readying for the launch of its first World Princess Week, a global event that will celebrate the courage and kindness of its Disney Princess heroes to inspire fans around the world to adopt the same attributes in their daily lives. The event – kicking off on August 23rd …

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Dress up specialist Disguise Inc expands EMEA presence with UK senior leadership appointments

Disguise Inc, the costume division of the global toy company, JAKKS Pacific, has tapped industry veterans Tony Lewis and Lynda Morris to head up its expansion and recruitment efforts across EMEA, as it looks to build a team of costume experts across sales, design, and marketing within the region. David …

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Jakks Pacific sees Q2 sales grow 43 per cent as it hits $112.4m in net sales

Strong performances across North America and its international network has helped the global toy manufacturer, Jakks Pacific reach net sales of $112.4 million this second quarter, an increase of 43 per cent on the same period last year. Amid challenges posed by the pandemic and supply-chain and logistics issues caused …

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Jazwares continues team expansion with appointment of new SVP of communications

The global toy maker, Jazwares has appointed a new senior vice president of communications in the form of Sara Rosales, an accomplished communications executive boasting 20 years toy industry experience. In her new role, Rosales will focus on corporate communications, brand public relations, the company’s philanthropic efforts, working with digital …

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