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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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Character Group reports £5m profit despite pandemic challenges and anticipates growth for coming year

The Character Group is citing a ‘satisfactory full year trading report’ for a 2020 plagued with challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic that saw the company with a before tax profit of £5m on a turnover of £105m for the year ending August 31st. In its financial statement issued today, …

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Hasbro brings Peppa Pig audio stories to Amazon Prime, Apple Music, Spotify and more

Hasbro has revealed its plans to release a series of new Peppa Pig audio stories across multiple digital streaming platforms around the world, including on Amazon Prime, Apple Music, and Spotify from today (Monday, November 23rd) onwards, with plans for more to come. Marking a new first for Peppa Pig, …

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Early Earners: ToyNews’ guide to the latest products in the pre-school sector

Housing some of the industry’s most established brands and toy manufacturers, as well as some of its biggest and most successful licenses, the pre-school sector sits at the very heart of the toy space. As such, it has been at the front line of this year’s evolving consumer trends, that …

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Eco-friendly plush finds spot alongside LEGO Mario in Selfridges’ top toy picks for Christmas 2020

Keel Toys’ sustainable range of eco-friendly plush animals has found itself rubbing shoulders with the familiar Top Toys for Christmas picks such as LEGO Mario, VTech’s Kidizoom and Spin Master’s Present Pets this year, as Selfridges puts its own spin the predicted top sellers for the 202 festive season. Earlier …

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Pride over profit: How Wow! Stuff is leading the exciting new wave of toy innovators (and revolutionising sustainable toys)

Separated by the miles between us, yet sitting face to face Zoom-style with the Wow! Stuff CEO Richard North, sustainability within the toy industry has become the major topic of conversation.  The toy and gadget entrepreneur is deep into another one of his mantras; having us picture him on his …

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Hasbro’s VP of consumer products Marianne James on becoming a pre-school powerhouse

When Hasbro first made clear its plans to take over the Entertainment One entity at the end of 2019, the writing was pretty much on the wall that 2020 was going to be an atypical year for the world of children’s entertainment, licensing, and toys. No one quite knew exactly …

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Wow! Stuff unveils the Peppa Pig Clever Car – a self-driving car with obstacle avoidance technology

Wow! Stuff is pushing the envelope of innovation in the licensed toy space once more, this time with the unveiling of the self-driving Peppa Pig car for pre-schoolers. Developed in partnership with Hasbro – the now owner of the eOne Peppa Pig IP – the Peppa Pig car features obstacle …

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Hasbro joins Festival of Licensing to showcase first PJ Masks toys, new Peppa Pig content, and latest IP updates

New Peppa Pig content under the title Peppa’s Adventures, its first toy line for PJ Masks, and an extended, immersive brand experience for its lifestyle action IP Nerf will be among the many updates Hasbro will be showcasing when it joins the Festival of Licensing line-up this October. The global …

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Hasbro renews costume partnership with Disguise to take portfolio global and launch first Ricky Zoom range

The North American fancy dress specialist, Disguise Inc, has renewed its licensing agreement with Hasbro to design and market Halloween costumes for the US and an expanded deal into Europe, for an additional three years. Commencing in 2021, the deal will span the likes of Transformers, Power Rangers, My Little …

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