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Brio sponsors Fearne Cotton’s Happy Place virtual festival

The popular Brio brand is among the swathe of names to sponsor Fearne Cotton’s recently launched Happy Place virtual festival, an initiative that aims to bring to life the Happy PLace Festival in an online experience. Thousands of visitors have already engaged with the event since its launch earlier this …

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On the hunt: Kelvyn Gardner’s Asgard Media is on a mission to benefit the licensing industry

Kelvyn Gardner is an individual who really does know licensing. It’s by no accident of course, and only to be expected of a man who has spent over 40 years working in or around the industry, and certainly the trait of a one who has spent the last 13 as …

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Shane the Chef supports Too Good To Go’s #EasyRecipeasy Children’s Challenge this summer

HoHo Entertainment’s animated series Shane the Chef has thrown its support behind the world’s largest food waste fighting app, Too Good To Go and its launch of a new children’s recipe competition ahead of the summer holidays. The #EasyRecipeasy Children’s Challenge will encourage children to learn about the topic of …

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The Entertainer launches first store in Malaysia with more to come in 2021

Multi-platform toy shop, The Entertainer is growing its international footprint once more, this time with the launch of its first outlet in the Far East. In partnership with Kim Jin Joo Bhd, the retailer has set foot down in Malaysia’s own Sunway Pyramid. This is the latest move to cement …

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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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