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Scrabble GO’s Tournament of Champions supports NHS Charities Together

The Association of British Scrabble Players joined forces with Scopely, the mobile games company behind Scrabble GO to launch its Tournament of Champions in support of NHS Charities Together. The tournament pit eight elite UK-based Scrabble players in head-to-head Scrabble GO matches to show fans of the game just how …

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Uno launches major social media campaign across TikTok and Instagram

Are you a Sore Loser, a Dodgy Dealer, a Victory Dancer, or do you simply make up your own rules to suit your game? Whichever it is, Uno is celebrating the ‘four different types of player personalities’ through the launch of a new digital campaign. The campaign – titles #unowhoyouare …

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Character Options to launch Ravel Tales to the UK following the brand’s successful US debut

Character Options is preparing to launch the new girls’ property Ravel Tales to the UK, following a highly successful debut for the plush pets brand in the US this May. Ravel Tails aims to combine collectability with creativity by encouraging kids to unravel their own plush pets, each hiding in …

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Baby Shark swims onto Nickelodeon with new TV series debuting this December

Perpetual earworm, Baby Shark – the global property that began life as a viral YouTube music video – has landed its own animated pre-school series to broadcast on Nickelodeon this December. With a working title of Baby Shark’s Big Show, the series will make its debut with a half-hour Christmas …

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UK shopping centre owner Intu is on the brink of administration

The UK shopping centre owner, Intu has indicated it is on the verge of appointing administrators after discussions with its creditors were stalled. The struggling business had been hamstrung by a $4.5bn debt over the past year, but in recent weeks and months has been hammered by the impact of …

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Toynamics appointed exclusive distributor for Skip Hop brand

The European toy distributor, Toynamics has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for the Skip Hop brand across the UK, Germany, Ireland, and Austria. The deal will come into effective as of September this year. Toynamics will offer a broad assortment of Skip Hop products to the market, ranging in …

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Epoch’s Neil Bandtock to return to MGA Entertainment as managing director

Neil Bandtock, the departing managing director of Epoch Making Toys is returning to MGA Entertainment from October this year, where he will take over from the firm’s current MD, Andrew Laughton. Laughton resigned from MGA earlier this year, following a 12 year tenure with the company. Having worked in the …

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LEGO and National Geographic team up to encourage kids to ‘explore the world’

The LEGO Group has kicked-off a new campaign with National Geographic to encourage children to explore the world and develop creative ideas to solve real-life challenges faced by it. It has been initiated with the introduction of new LEGO City and LEGO Friends sets that aim to create awareness about …

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Siso Toys UK is launching The Child plush toys later this year

Siso Toys UK has become the latest to tap into the popularity of one of the Star Wars canon’s most baby-faced characters, having detailed the forthcoming launch of its new plush range inspired by The Child from the Disney+ series, The Mandalorian. Coming in at 25cm tall, and as cute …

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