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Schleich bolsters US team with top-tier executives

 One of Germany’s largest toy manufacturers, Schleich has just named two top-tier executives to lead the company’t US operations. The firm has promoted David Albert to the role of chief operating officer and appointed Annie Laurie Zomermaand as chief commercial officer. Both executives are also managing directors of Schleich USA. …

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Does this image confirm the arrival of LEGO Stranger Things?

A German retailer has fuelled fresh speculation that a LEGO Stranger Things line is indeed in the works, following various reports quashing the rumours earlier this year. Posted by Lucky Bricks, the image depicts the Stranger Things character Duston alongside the Demogorgon, in what seemingly confirms all rumours to be …

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Gibsons out in force at Independent Toy & Gift Show as it celebrates 100 years of trading

The British jigsaw puzzle and games company Gibsons was out in force at this week’s Independent Toy & Gift Show where it commemorated 100 years of trading by taking headline sponsorship of the show. The firm led the AIS-run show’s Jigsaws & Puzzles theme from the front, outfitting the show’s …

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Jumbo Games details new Toy Story 4 puzzle range

Jumbo Games has launched a range of five new puzzles for fans of Buzz, Woody and the cast of Toy Story as Disney-Pixar prepares to release the fourth instalment of the popular film franchise this summer. Jumbo’s new range of Toy Story 4 puzzles consist of five formats depicting the …

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Mattel will now develop toys for all Disney-Pixar properties including Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc and the upcoming Onwards

Mattel is expanding its global licensing agreement with Disney to span new titles and develop toys inspired by characters from all Pixar Animation Studios’ film properties. Included in the new agreement are the upcoming 2020 movie releases, including Onward, as well as titles like Coco, Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc., and …

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Toymaster 2019: Magic Box to celebrate Moji Pops and SuperZings with show activities

Magic Box Toys is celebrating the success of its collectable ranges SuperZings and MojiPops with specially planned activity at this year’s Toymaster show. Visitors to the Magic Box stand in the Upper Marquee can join the MojiPops party by grabbing a colleague, choosing a prop and snapping a selfie in …

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Big Potato makes US move with Spin Master partnership

London’s board game company Big Potato Games has secured a three-year license agreement in the USA and Canada with Spin Master. The partnership will see Big Potato’s portfolio of titles enjoy distribution with major retailers throughout the region. ToyNews broke the story that Spin Master is taking on the range …

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Stop, because the Spice Girls are now Little Miss characters

They had the world stage back in the ‘90s, now they have committed themselves to the Mr Men Little Miss universe. Yes, Sanrio is offering fan girls and boys the chance to spice up your bookshelves with a groundbreaking new collaboration with the pop phenomenon the Spice Girls, immortalising the …

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Mattel’s immersive Toy Story 4 ad campaign to hit cinema screens this summer

Mattel is partnering with the celebrity influencer family, Wayne and Frankie Bridge and the couple’s two children to create an immersive cinema ad for its new Toy Story 4 toy line. The new spot aims to ‘capture the magic behind the movie,’ by challenging cinema audiences to ‘catch the toys …

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Tactic Games takes home double silver in Bizziebaby Awards 2019

The Finnish toys and games company, Tactic Games has been handed two silver awards in the Bizziebaby Awards 2019. Wonders of the World has been awarded Silver in the in the ‘Educational Toys Category’ – an accolade to the gameplay which sees players travel around the world and attempt to …

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