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Kids Insights teams with TotallyAwesome to launch Kids Insights India

Kids Insights, the kids’ market intelligence outfit, has partnered with TotallyAwesome to launch its first Asia-Pacific unit under the title Kids Insights India. Kids Insights India will be surveying 410 kids a week in India, resulting in a total of 21,000 children being surveyed each year, to provide companies access …

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Slugterra and Chaotic fans “are hungry for games, toys and content” says Epic Story Media

Fans of both Slugterra and Chaotic, two hit animated franchises that have gained traction on the international stage, “are hungry for gaming, toys, and content,” according to Epic Story Media boss, Ken Faier amid new plans relaunch both with a slate of new content and merchandise. Epic Story Media is …

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KidsKnowsBest continues expansion with new chief product officer

KidsKnowBest has hired a new chief product officer in the shape of Mahesh Ramachandra, as the children’s marketing service continues its expansion plans this year. The move follows the recent appointments of former Dubit director Peter Robinson as chief operating officer and James Kirkwood – previously lead product designer at …

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Islands in the stream: Generation Media on the future of content viewing

With the promise of a bold new future of streaming content at the hands of 5G network on the horizon, and a raft of newcomers including Disney+ threatening to dig into the content distribution pie; weighing up the linear TV and SVOD debate is more important than ever. Luckily, Generation …

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LEGO launches Rebuild the World campaign to nurture kids’ creativity

LEGO has launched a new campaign to help nurture the creative skills of the next generation under the banner Rebuild the World. The campaign will offer 100 children the chance to meet inspiring figures from society, including musician Mark Ronson, and David Aguilar – the 19 year old who famously …

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Final nominees for the Toy & Game Innovation Awards revealed

The final nominees for the 12th Annual Toy & Game Innovation Awards, hosted by The Chicago Toy and Game Group, have been revealed. Voted on by industry experts, retailers and consumers to honour the top toy and game innovators from around the world, the TAGIEs are recognised as one of …

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Register for Toy Fair 2020 now and learn about the show’s new Influencer Day

Registration has now opened for media and visitors to attend Toy Fair 2020 – the 67th Toy Fair to be held once again at London’s Olympia next January. Organised by the British Toy & Hobby Association, the 2020 event will run from January 21 to 23 and will host a …

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Hornby Hobbies and Corgi re-release iconic Harry Potter models amid demand boom for the franchise

Hornby Hobbies and the Corgi brand have re-released a line of Harry Potter die-cast products, tapping into the current resurgence for the Wizarding World brand at retail. Last year, the British toy model and hobby specialist teamed up with Warner Bros. to kick-start a three year licensing partnership for the …

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International success for Avocado Smash puts Ridley’s Games on path to become ‘global player’

Ridley’s Games is on the path to become a global player within the games industry, according to its brand owner Wild & Wolf who is celebrating a year of ‘incredible growth’ for its games division over the past year alone. Ahead of the unit’s first London Toy Fair exhibition, Wild …

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Spin Master launches its animated series Super Dinosaur on Amazon Prime Video

The toy and entertainment company, Spin Master has partnered with Skybound Entertainment to grow the reach of its animated series, Super Dinosaur with a slate of new broadcast deals and consumer products. Together the pair is releasing a run of 13 episodes from season one of the kids’ adventure series …

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