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Toys R Us and Babies R Us returning to UK in 2022

Toys R Us today announced it has signed a long-term exclusive licence agreement for Toys R US ANZ to run digital and physical retail commerce for Toys R Us and Babies R Us in the United Kingdom. The milestone is an acknowledgment of the successful relaunch of both brands in …

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Visitor registration for Toy Fair 2022 is now open

The British Toy & Hobby Association announced today that registration has opened for visitors and media to attend Toy Fair 2022. Following a hiatus in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 68th Toy Fair will return to Olympia London from Tuesday 25 – Thursday 27 January. Press Day is …

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DC and Warner Bros reveal new toys inspired by DC Super Heroes

Hot on the heels of a record-breaking DC FanDome, DC and Warner Bros Consumer Products have revealed more products inspired by DC Super Heroes. Multiple retailers including the DC Shop and Walmart have unveiled toys, collectables and apparel, with the DC Shop offering more than 60 exclusive DC FanDome 2021 …

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Goliath acquires Endless Games

Goliath has added to its global core portfolio of games and puzzles with the acquisition of Endless Games. “This is Goliath’s fourth North American, and eleventh global acquisition in the last seven years,” says Jochanan Golad, Goliath’s CEO. “Endless Games will continue to operate out of its New Jersey office this …

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Mattel announces licensing agreement for Disney and Pixar’s upcoming feature ‘Lightyear’

Mattel has announced that it has entered into a licensing agreement for Disney and Pixar’s Lightyear, the origin story of Toy Story’s Buzz Lightyear. Through the agreement, Mattel has global (excluding Japan) licensing rights to develop a line of toys for the Lightyear franchise, including action figures, playsets, role play, …

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The LEGO Group celebrates 20 years of Harry Potter with UK-wide treasure hunt

This November, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of LEGO Harry Potter, The LEGO Group is inviting families to join a UK-wide Magical Mystery Hunt for the brick-built LEGO Ford Anglia, which has mysteriously vanished somewhere in the UK. Taking place across London, Edinburgh & Cardiff, each city hunt will start at …

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LEGO Group unleashes epic new range of LEGO Marvel sets

The LEGO Group has launched an epic new range of LEGO Marvel sets that will get superhero fans excited, including the LEGO Marvel Spider-Man’s Drone Duel, LEGO Marvel The Eternals In Arishem’s Shadow and LEGO Marvel Rise of the Domo. The new products are: 76240 LEGO® DC Batman™ Batmobile™ Tumble (available …

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NEW for Spielwarenmesse 2022: The Internationale Spieleerfindermesse – Game Inventors Convention comes to Nuremburg

In recognition of the thriving global board games scene, Spielwarenmesse is introducing a new element for 2022, by bringing the successful “Internationale Spieleerfindermesse” from Haar to Nuremberg. The Game Inventors’ Fair was developed by Tom Werneck, founder and chair of the Bavarian Games Archive, whose colleague Christian Fürst-Brunner has also …

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Team GB to present Day 1 keynote at Brand Licensing Europe

Fresh from securing 63 medals at Tokyo 2020 this summer, Team GB will present the opening day keynote at Brand Licensing Europe in November when British Olympic gold medallists Tom Daley and Charlotte Worthington will talk about their journeys to the 2020 Summer Olympics. BLE – the meeting place for …

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