Tag Archives: Marvel

Wow! Stuff’s Wow! Pods hits Amazon’s Best Sellers listing amid ‘fantastic momentum’

Just 14 days into the first TV campaign for Wow! Stuff’s latest range of collectables, and Wow! Pods has seen sales surge ten fold, putting the Series One Marvel licensed models in the top 50 Best Sellers across all of Amazon’s Toys and Games. Developed by the British toy manufacturer …

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Geek Retreat on track to open 60 stores by 2021 end as it moves into Dumfries

The geek culture retailer, Geek Retreat, is continuing on its ambitious plans for the UK with the successful launch of its new store in Dumfries, bringing its total numbers of shops around the country to 28. Situated on Church Crescent and providing five local jobs, the new Geek Retreat store …

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Kids’ bike brand United Wheels UK lands multi-territory deal with Disney, Marvel, and Lucasfilm

The British bicycle brand, United Wheels UK Limited has detailed a new multi-territory licensing partnership with Disney, Marvel, and Lucasfilm movie properties as the company eyes further growth across the European markets and beyond. Its latest agreement will see the property rights extended across the UK, Ireland, France, Iberia, Italy, …

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LEGO unveils its tallest Marvel build to date with Spider-Man franchise’s The LEGO Daily Bugle

The LEGO Group has welcomed the tallest LEGO Marvel set to date to its collection with the launch of the LEGO Daily Bugle set, an intricate brick-version of the newspaper building made famous through Marvel’s Spider-Man. The new build – one that weighs in at 3,772 pieces to stand at …

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Wow! Stuff readies for European growth with £4.5m funding from Independent Growth Finance

Wow! Stuff has secured a £4.5 million facility from Independent Growth Finance to help the award-winning toy innovator in its ongoing growth aspirations, particularly across the European market. As a company already working with global brands, the Wolverhampton-headquartered business has offices in LA and Hong Kong, but is now looking …

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Asmodee’s Aconyte Books details first Marvel novels inspired by Atomic Mass Games’ tabletop title Crisis Protocol

Asmodee Entertainment’s fiction publishing arm, Aconyte Books, has partnered with Atomic Mass Games to launch a new trilogy of Marvel novels inspired by the popular tabletop miniatures game, Crisis Protocol. The first of the series – Target: Kree – is scheduled to land this summer and tells the action adventure …

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Jazwares makes play for North American costumes sector with multi-year Marvel partnership

Jazwares has entered into a multi-year partnership with Marvel to produce a new line of costumes and costume accessories, marking the company’s expansion into the costumes sector. The range is scheduled to hit retailers across North America in 2022 and will include an assortment of officially licensed costumes, costume accessories, …

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Hasbro details its collector and fan-focused event Hasbro Pulse Fan Fest

Hasbro has detailed the spring launch of a new collector-focused event called Hasbro Pulse Fan Fest, an all-virtual event that will bring new content and product reveals to the global entertainment company’s community of collectors. The event will be held in lieu of Hasbro’s annual Entertainment Brand Preview Event which …

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Hasbro’s fan and collector-focused platform Hasbro Pulse lands in the UK

Hasbro has strengthened its UK direct to consumer offering with the launch of its online destination for fans and collectors, Hasbro Pulse, here in the UK. The arrival follows its successful initial launch to audiences in the US and Canada. Hasbro Pulse serves as a source for Hasbro products, news, …

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Disney content and licensing hit hard by Covid-19 but consumer products offer glimmer of hope

Content sales and licensing revenues at the Walt Disney Company have suffered big losses at the hands of the pandemic with dramatic decreases of 56 per cent and an operating income decrease of 78 per cent driven primarily by the closure of theatres, parks and experiences over the course of …

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