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Mattel’s Real Moves The Child plush steals show at Disney’s first Mando Monday

It was a new remote-control plush version of The Child – affectionately otherwise known as Baby Yoda – from Mattel that stole the show when Disney Consumer Products and Lucasfilm finally lifted the lid on a swathe of new Star Wars toys and products during its first ever Mando Monday …

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Mattel sees Q3 success as locked-down families drive Barbie and Hot Wheels spend

Mattel has seen its biggest increase in quarterly sales in a decade, fueled by a surge in Barbie and Hot Wheels toys bought by parents and families throughout a period of at home play driven by the global lockdown, the toy maker revealed in its latest earnings report. Net sales …

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LEGO Super Mario and Kindi Kids top Tesco’s top ten toys for Christmas 2020

LEGO Super Mario has done it again,  cracking another retailer’s top ten toys for Christmas 2020, as the supermarket giant, Tesco reveals its own predictions of the wish list winners this year. Alongside the popular Nintendo and LEGO collaborative building set, toy vehicles and play-sets that “entertain children for longer”, …

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Mattel’s Fireman Sam launches Modern Day Heroes Campaign to raise funds for the DEC Coronavirus Appeal

Mattel’s popular pre-school franchise, Fireman Sam, has launched its Modern Day Heroes Campaign in a bid to raise funds for the DEC Coronavirus Appeal by encouraging kids to draw a picture of their favourite hero and post it to social media. The campaign – one that hopes to shine a …

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Hamleys reveals its Top Toy Picks for Christmas 2020

Classic brands such as Monopoly, Cluedo, Super Mario, and Play-Doh are tipped to cause a stir this Christmas, according to iconic British toy retailer Hamleys, who has today, unveiled its Top Ten Toys for Christmas 2020. While this year’s list is peppered with new interactive and educational tech toys, including …

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Fisher-Price throws open the doors to its virtual museum celebrating 90 years of the pre-school brand

Mattel’s baby and infant pre-school brand, Fisher-Price, is throwing open the virtual doors of its new Fisher-Price Toy Museum, a digital experience showcasing the brand’s 90 years history in creating some of the world’s most iconic products. The specially curated showcase has been dubbed ‘the ultimate trip down memory lane’ …

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Thomas & Friends boasts 2D animated look as Mattel greenlights new seasons of pre-school hit

Mattel has given the green light to a series of 104 new 11 minute episodes and two hour-long specials for the Thomas & Friends television series over two new seasons. The latest update for the popular children’s series follows news released last week that a Thomas & Friends feature length …

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Mattel to develop Thomas and Friends live-action and animation hybrid feature film

Mattel has partnered with the production company 2Dux² to develop a new feature film based on Thomas and Friends, the international toy maker has revealed this week. Coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the global franchise this year, the announcement has arrived amid this year’s Festival of Licensing. Under the …

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Smyths Toys releases its Top Ten Toys for Christmas 2020 with Star Wars, Super Mario and WWE on the bill

WWE, PAW Patrol, Pokemon, and Super Mario have all made the top billing as this week sees the international toy retailer, Smyths Toys, take its turn in listing its top toy predictions for Christmas 2020, pitting some of the world’s biggest and long-lasting toy brands against new launches in the …

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Amazon reveals its own top toys for Christmas 2020 list

Amazon has revealed its own top toys for Christmas, joining the raft of retailers to handpick their choice of predicted best-sellers this festive season. Selected by a team of Amazon toy experts, this year’s list takes inspiration from cult TV, movies, and video game characters, alongside unboxing trends and tech-centric …

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