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EU Commission investigates Amazon over independent seller data use

Amazon has found itself at the centre of an investigation led by the European Commission into the online giant’s use of sensitive data from independent retailers that use its marketplace to sell. The Commission has stated that Amazon, as both a product seller and a marketplace, appears to be using …

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Brand Licensing Europe will remain at London ExCeL until at least 2024

Brand Licensing Europe, the European event for the licensing industry, has confirmed its annual event will remain at ExCeL London until at least 2024, with the dates for the next five years in place. For the next five years, the show’s dates have been slated as: 6 – 8 October …

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Rubik’s Brand Ltd launches multi-player Rubik’s Cage puzzle

Rubik’s Brand Ltd has launched the latest twist to its interactive line of games, with the Rubik’s Cage. The new Rubik’s Cage is currently on shelves at all major retailers. Rubik’s Cage is a fast-paced game of strategy and competition that pins opponents against each other as they race to …

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Wow! Stuff’s Harry Potter Invisibility Cloak up for Licensing Awards 2019 Innovation award

Wow! Stuff’s Harry Potter Invisibility Cloak is up for its second award of the year, in less than three months of its last. Following its success in winning Innovative Toy of the Year at Sweden’s annual Toy Awards 2019, the Cloak has been nominated as a finalist at The Licensing …

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Game of Thrones fans can now build their own alternative ending with Mega Brands’ toy line

The record-breaking HBO series, Game of Thrones has made its latest play for the toy aisles, through a strategic alliance with the construction toy specialist, Mega Brands. The two houses will now look to conquer the construction toy market with its official Game of Thrones Mega Construx range. Through this …

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Office and warehouse move for H Grossman gives Tobar its first northern showroom

H Grossman Ltd has moved to new premises in Cambuslang, Glasgow, in a move that has allowed the firm to consolidate its warehousing with that of its parent company Tobar, and create two new showrooms in Glasgow. Not far from its old warehouse and office facility in Rutherglen, the new …

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The tech-focused July edition of ToyNews is online to read now

The tech-focused July edition of ToyNews has arrived and is available to read online, on your iPad, laptop or smart device now. This month’s issue is once again filled with exclusive interviews and features, kicking off with insight from some of the industry’s boldest thought leaders, and an exclusive analysis …

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Mental wellness card game Book of Beasties shortlisted in the Healthcare Estates IHEEM Awards

A card game devised to promote the message of mental wellness, Book of Beasties, has been shortlisted for its second award, this time at the Healthcare Estates IHEEM Awards. The Institute of Healthcare and Estate Management (IHEEM) has recognised the West London-based Book of Beasties in its annual awards, shortlisting the psychologist endorsed …

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Moose Toys introduces new Little Live branding as it readies new swathe of launches

This summer will see Moose Toys not only launch four new toy ranges as part of its Little Live brand in the shape of Cozy Dozys, Rainglow Vet Unicorn, OMG Pets, and Wraptiles, but it will look to deliver them under a refreshed and uniform new brand identity for the …

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Fisher-Price’s Jumperoo picks up Best Baby Bouncer at Tommy’s Awards

Awards season is upon us, and Fisher-Price has found itself celebrating this summer, having picked up the Best Baby Bouncer for its Jumperoo line, at the UK’s biggest baby and pregnancy awards ceremony, the Tommy’s Awards. With bright colours, lights and sounds to stimulate baby’s visual, auditory, and tactile senses, …

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