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TOMY International and Hasbro expand partnership

In the lead-up to the 2022 Las Vegas Licensing Expo, TOMY International has announced that it has collaborated with Hasbro to take brands including Peppa Pig, Transformers, and My Little Pony to new platforms, territories and age ranges. TOMY and Hasbro are historical partners and are now strategically expanding the …

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TOYMASTER PREVIEW: 8th Wonder

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, 8th Wonder excels in creating bespoke wooden and plush lines for various big brands. It’s safe to say the company has sky-rocketed in the licensing world since its initial launch into licensing back in the 1990s, with deals with Hey Duggee, Mr Tumble, Go …

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Peppa Pig splashes into Yoto library with two new story collections

Yoto, the audio platform for kids behind the award-winning screen-free Yoto Player and recently launched Yoto Mini, has collaborated with Penguin Audio to bring Peppa Pig titles to its ever-expanding audio library. In a first for the platform, children will soon be able to immerse themselves into the world of …

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TOY FAIR: Get ready to wobble with Weebles on the Character Options stand

Character Options has confirmed that this year’s London Toy Fair will see the return of the Weebles – the iconic, egg-shaped characters that first launched in the 1970s with the famous slogan: “Weebles wobble but they don’t fall down!” The fantastically wobbly collection includes the best of preschool licences, with …

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Disguise extends Hasbro/eOne partnership into Latin America and Australia/New Zealand

Disguise, Inc. has announced an amendment to its licensing agreement with Hasbro/eOne, expanding its international rights into countries in Latin America as well as Australia and New Zealand. In a partnership that commenced at the start of this year, Disguise is designing, marketing, manufacturing and distributing costumes and costume accessories …

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Selfridges lays on Summer of Fun campaign at London flagship toy department

Selfridges is hosting a ‘summer of fun’ within the toy department at its London flagship store, playing host to a line up of special character appearances, nature workshops, and piano lessons on the giant FAO Schwarz walk-on piano. Families paying a visit to the fourth floor Toy Department this summer …

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Character Group reports “very strong first half year performance” as turnover grows 44 per cent

The Character Group has reported a “very strong performance” for the half-year ending February, 28 2021 with a turnover increase of 44 per cent to £74.5 million, and underlying pre-tax profit of £6.1m. The toy firm has attributed the successful first half year trading to the strength of its portfolio …

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Hasbro and Entertainment One unveil Peppa Pig content plans through to 2027

Hasbro’s global content studio, Entertainment One, has outlined a new content plan for Peppa Pig, confirming that 104 new episodes have been given the go ahead for production. The plans will ensure that a pipeline of fresh content of the popular pre-school IP will be in place through to 2027. …

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BBC Studios names Andrew Carley director of global licensing to build Bluey momentum

BBC Studios has promoted licensing industry expert Andrew Carley to the newly created role of director of global licensing, as the firm looks to build on the momentum of the hit pre-school brand Bluey. In his new role, Carley will lead a five-year strategic growth plan for BBC Studios’ global …

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Year on year growth for Clementoni despite the challenges of 2020

Clementoni is celebrating a year of significant growth over the course of 2020, an achievement it has come by despite the uncertainty surrounding the world’s coronavirus crisis that set the tone of the past 12 months. Putting its success down to the ‘dramatic rise in sales in puzzles’ as well …

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