Tag Archives: Licensing

Baby brand Marcus & Marcus taps Bulldog Licensing to head up move into toys, gifts, and more

The mother and baby brand, Marcus & Marcus has shifted its licensing focus on to the European market, with the appointment of Bulldog Licensing to head up its plans across the children’s space and into toys, gifts, nursery products and more. Initially created as a range of infant feeding products, …

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Playmonster names former Mattel exec Hollie Holmes its new global head of licensing

The international toy firm, Playmonster, has appointed a new global head of licensing in the form of Hollie Holmes, an industry expert boasting more than 20 years experience of the consumer products business. In her newly created role, Holmes will oversee the company’s global licensing business with an emphasis on …

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Golden Bear, 8th Wonder, and MV Sports expand Acamar Film’s Bing licensing success

The popular kids’ property and pre-school series, Bing is continuing to expand its UK licensing programme, building on the success the IP has seen across the toys and wider consumer product space to date. Last year, demand for Bing products enjoyed an 11 per cent year on year increase, while …

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Millimages taps The Point. 1888 for Molang licensing push across the UK’s Gen Z and pre-school audiences

The Paris-based production company, Millimages has tapped The Point. 1888 to represent Molang across the UK, as the animation studio looks to build on the character’s growing social audience of 4 million fans across the globe. Launched initially as a pre-school IP supported by four animated TV series on Tiny …

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HTI welcomes Richard Hollis to licensing division as Michelle Dalziel leaves for pastures new

HTI has appointed Richard Hollis to the toy company’s licensing division, taking up the mantle of licensing manager on a part time basis alongside Lucy Warren, licensing and marketing executive. The appointment has been made following news that HTI Toys’ senior licensing and marketing manager, Michelle Dalziel is stepping away …

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Fanattik builds on eighth year of growth and ‘significant 2020’ with enviable new office

The award-winning pop culture specialist, Fanattik is scaling things up somewhat. Following what the company behind some of the most sought after collectables and gift lines on the pop culture scene has billed as a ‘year of rapid growth,’ Fanattik is positioning itself for further expansion across the sector, with …

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UK fan focused merch specialist GB eye acquired by Europe’s Abysse Corp

The European fan-focused merchandise specialist, Abysse Corp has acquired the UK posters and fan merchandise specialist, GB eye in a multi-million pound deal. The move will combine Abysse Corp’s global presence with GB eye’s extensive local production, manufacturing expertise, and market knowledge, while strengthening the goal to create ‘the best …

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Hornby takes fresh steps into franchise building with new licensing consultant Michele Pearce

Hornby Hobbies has taken the first steps forward in launching its Scalextric brand onto the global licensing scene with the appointment of its new licensing consultant, Michele Pearce. In her new role, Pearce will work to represent Hornby in the start of a new in-house licensing initiative, utilising her specialist …

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