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Dolu brings licensed Mattel ranges to the UK

After working in partnership with Mattel for the past six years in other territories, Dolu has confirmed that this year it will be supplying licensed toys, including Barbie, Fisher Price and Hot Wheels-branded products, to the UK market. The new items, all available for delivery from the beginning of May, …

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Spin Master wins landmark IP protection victories in China

Spin Master has announced several landmark IP protection case wins. The victories are a positive sign of China’s commitment to tackle counterfeiting and IP infringement in the toy industry. The cases include financial compensation following a win for Spin Master in a patent lawsuit against a Chinese company, as well as …

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Enjoy a greener summer with Bigjigs Toys

Bigjigs Toys is offering parents greener options for beach holidays and garden play this summer, with a selection of eco-friendly outdoor toys crafted from sustainable materials. The green toys on offer include an Eco Spade made from wheat fibre, and a collapsible Activity Bucket and foldable Flexible Flyer made from …

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Inclusive toy brand Little Omo unveils new food puzzles

Inclusive educational toy brand Little Omo has added to its offering with a fun new puzzle range. The WholeFood Puzzle collection aims to introduce kids to a variety of exotic fruits, vegetables, plants and legumes, while developing their fine motor skills. Hand-made in the UK from FSC wood sourced in …

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WildBrain and Magikbee ink deal to bring Polly Pocket to KidsBeeTV

Magikbee and WildBrain have signed an agreement to license Seasons 9, 10, and 11 of Mattel’s classic Polly Pocket series for Magikbee’s kids’ streaming platform, KidsBeeTV. KidsBeeTV is a global brand with customers in more than 200 countries, and Polly Pocket is a key IP in the kids’ streaming app …

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Bigjigs Toys concession launches at baby store Newbie and Me

Newbie and Me, an independent family-run baby store in the North of England, has added an exclusive Bigjigs Toys toy shop to its offering. Newbie and Me, which has shops in Telford, Leeds and Crewe, is exclusively stocking Bigjigs Toys’ wooden toys, as well as some of Bigjigs’ distribution brands such …

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Waboba marks 10 million sales of Moon Ball with new Moonshine version

Since its soft launch in 2021, Waboba’s Moon Ball has become the world’s number-one best-selling ball, with over 10 million sold. “While it’s always been a popular activity toy, its popularity has zoomed with the onset of social media,” says Jordan Sullivan, Waboba’s Director of Fun. “There have been over one million …

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PLAYMOBIL introduces Duck on Call

PLAYMOBIL is introducing a new theme world and animated series featuring Ducklas, a cheeky boy trapped in a duck’s body, who leads exciting missions together with his three young friends – a firefighter, policewoman and emergency doctor. The new PLAYMOBIL sets are designed to be full of innovation and offer …

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Jacqueline Jossa braves LEGO brick walk challenge for Red Nose Day

Surprised London commuters witnessed TV star and mother-of-two Jacqueline Jossa treading barefoot over LEGO bricks, to raise money for Comic Relief this Red Nose Day. Onlookers watched as the former Queen of the Jungle took cautious steps along the specially designed LEGO brick walk on London’s Southbank, navigating her way across …

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Gibsons marks the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with royal-themed puzzles

On 6 February 2022, Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, 70 years of service, having acceded to the throne on 6 February 1952 when she was just 25 years old. In celebration of this historic occasion, family-owned jigsaw puzzle and board game …

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