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Bigjigs Toys named UK, Ireland and EU distributor for Schylling

Bigjigs Toys is now the UK, Ireland and EU distributor of award-winning American toy brand Schylling. Schylling was founded in 1975 by Jack Schylling, who started out making faithful reproductions of his favourite vintage toys. Over the years, Schylling has grown, creating an extensive collection of distinctive gifts and innovative …

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PopHeads debuts eco-friendly 3D card craft creations

UK-based 3D design studio PopHeads is launching a new eco-friendly range of pop-out craft creations this month, exclusive to the UK. Part of the StackaWraps Global network, PopHeads has responded to increasing demand for craft toys, gifts, and creative partnerships generated by the success of their international retail displays. With …

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Panini launches Premier League Adrenalyn XL PLUS trading cards

Panini has announced the launch of new Premier League Adrenalyn XL PLUS trading cards. Following the huge growth and success of the 2021/22 Premier League Adrenalyn XL collection, the biggest-selling football trading card collection in the UK, Panini has released a fully updated set with brand new cards, checklist, binder …

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New Boba Fett and The Mandalorian sets join LEGO Star Wars line-up

The LEGO Group has been creating brick-built versions of iconic Star Wars star ships, vehicles, locations and characters since 1999 – making LEGO Star Wars its most successful theme. Now two new sets have been added to the range, for fans who want to recreate their own stories from the …

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WildBrain CPLG conjures up Moose Toys’ Magic Mixies representation deal

Entertainment, sport and brand licensing WildBrain CPLG is partnering with Moose Toys to handle representation of the global toy company’s mega-hit Magic Mixies Magic Cauldron, as well as planned line extensions for the brand. Under its dedicated North America office, WildBrain CPLG will represent Magic Mixies in the U.S. and …

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ViacomCBS changes name to Paramount Global and unveils new franchise expansions

ViacomCBS has announced that the global media company will become Paramount Global, effective from today (February 16), bringing together its portfolio of entertainment properties under a new parent company name. “Paramount is an idea: a promise to be the best,” said Shari Redstone, Non-Executive Chair of the company’s Board of …

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Toy Trust’s 2022 Big Challenge set to make a splash on June 18

The Toy Trust’s 2022 Big Challenge fundraising day for summer 2022 has been confirmed for Saturday 18 June and will be based at Oxford Wet N Wild in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. An alternative ‘wet n weird’ triathlon featuring a 5km/10km walk or run or 50km circular cycling event taking in the …

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Adrian Whyles to leave PlayMonster UK

Adrian Whyles, Managing Director of PlayMonster UK, is to leave his post at the end of February, at his own request. Adrian says: “I have enjoyed my time at Interplay/PlayMonster, as we have grown the business, built successful brands, and become part of the PlayMonster family. There is a great …

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Trio of University Games offerings named Finalists in the Gift of the Year Awards

Leading games and puzzles specialist University Games has been rewarded with a raft of top spots in this year’s prestigious Gift of The Year Awards, following an impressive 12 Shortlisted accolades. Family games Party Game Night Games Compendium and Five–Star Review, and Case Files lines Death By Chef’s Knife and Murder on the Underground (nominated …

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Rainbow names Giochi Preziosi master toy partner for Pinocchio and Friends

Italian content powerhouse Rainbow and Italy’s historic leading toy company Giochi Preziosi have signed a partnership for the master toy line inspired by Iginio Straffi’s latest animated hit Pinocchio and Friends, already airing daily on Rai Yoyo. Giochi Preziosi will initially distribute the line in Italy with a roll-out strategy …

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