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Coolabi celebrates 50th anniversary of Moon landing with Clangers spectacular

The independent media group and rights owner, Coolabi Group is celebrating 50 years since the first transmission of Clangers with the launch of a new third series of the BAFTA-winning show. The company will also be launching a run of special anniversary events. The new series launches on CBeebies on …

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Signature Publishing to launch Spirit Riding Free kids’ magazine

The children’s magazine publisher, Signature Publishing has teamed with Universal Brand Development to launch a new Spirit Riding Free title, based on the popular toy line and hit TV series. The series, DreamWorks’ Spirit Riding Free centres on a group of friends and their horses, who together embark on a …

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Board game specialist David Westnedge bolsters marketing team

The classic and traditional card and board games supplier David Westnedge has bolstered its marketing operations with the appointment of a new marketing officer, Lydia Batty. In her new role, Batty will assume responsibility for marketing products, brand management and book buying. Prior to joining David Westnedge, she kickstarted her …

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Asmodee UK scores marketing win for Dobble on ITV”s This Morning

Asmodee UK scored quite the marketing win for a selection of its tabletop and quick play party games last week, when it secured a prime slot on ITV’s This Morning with Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield. Its best-selling title, Dobble was highlighted as ‘the best game ever,’ in an emphatic …

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GUND launches new Line Friends plush collection

The popular plush toy creator, GUND, has turned to one of the fastest growing character brands on the world stage for its latest licensed range, with a collection of Line Friends plush available now. Line Friends features a series of memorable characters, originally created for use as stickers for leading …

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Eco-friendly toy kit Junko wins two European Product Design Awards

It’s been a year of steady brand building for the new eco-friendly construction toy Junko so far, and one that has just landed the indie toy firm two European Product Design Awards in the Construction Toy and Educational Toy categories. Junko’s Zoomer Kit has been handed the two prestigious awards, …

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Funko partners with Universal Games for its own mobile app game

Funko has partnered with Universal Games and Digital Platforms to launch a new mobile game featuring Funko Pop characters from across popular Universal franchises. Characters from the likes of Back to the Future, Jurassic World, Fantastic Plastik, Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon, and Universal Monsters can all be found …

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Wrebbit Puzzles and Hasbro among growing product partners for Downton Abbey

Wrebbit Puzzles, the team known for its range of detailed 3D puzzles, has joined Hasbro among a growing number of licensing partners for the popular period drama and upcoming film release, Downton Abbey. Amid a string of new licensing deals just announced for the Carnival Films production, Hasbro has detailed …

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