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Spin Master considering global roll-out of Scholarship programme ‘based on market interest’

Spin Master will be considering the expansion of its new Future of Play Scholarship Programme across its 28 global offices, based on the level of interest expressed within the individual markets. Last week, the global entertainment powerhouse and toy maker detailed the launch of a programme to support the education …

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Spin Master launches programme to support toy and entertainment careers of underrepresented communities

Spin Master has launched a new programme to support the education and career advancement of individuals from under-represented communities across the toys, entertainment, and digital games spaces. Through the Spin Master Future of Play Scholarship, the global toy and entertainment firm has committed to investing up to $100,000 a year …

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PAW Patrol: The Movie first trailer drops as ViacomCBS cites ‘major milestone for iconic property’

The first trailer for the hotly anticipated PAW Patrol: The Movie has landed, offering a first glimpse at ‘the biggest adventure yet’ for the cast of pups as the film readies to open in cinemas on August 20th this year. Featuring an original song from Maroon 5’s front man, Adam …

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Strong global preschool sales and outdoor toys drive Q1 success for Spin Master

Spin Master has lauded a ‘strong financial and operating performance’ in its Q1 2021 results, with product sales increases across key markets, including Europe, North America, and Rest of the World. Sales grew by 21.2 per cent in Europe and 18 per cent in North America, while the Rest of …

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Stateside | Spin Master’s Tech Deck highlights commitment to growing the sport with USA Skateboarding sponsorship

Spin Master has underscored its ‘commitment to growing and celebrating the skateboarding culture’ on an international scale through its latest Tech Deck partnership, taking up official sponsorship of USA Skateboarding, the country’s national governing body for the sport. The Tech Deck brand is recognised as a global leader in the …

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Spin Master details season three launches for Bakugan and Mighty Express on Netflix

Spin Master is laying new tracks for two of its biggest franchises, with season three launches for both its anime series Bakugan and its pre-school hit Mighty Express on the streaming platform Netflix. The latest installment from the Bakugan series, Bakugan: Geogan Rising includes an innovative new toy line, card …

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Kick flipped | Has the toy industry helped fuel a surge in female skateboarders?

The toy industry’s increased engagement with the UK skateboarding scene is one among a number of factors contributing to a surge in participation in the sport, particularly among younger girls starting out for the first time. According to Skateboard GB, the official body for UK skateboarding, the past year has …

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Spin Master details PAW Patrol toys TerraCycle scheme for US and Australia in latest CSR report

Spin Master has detailed its plans to partner with the toy recycling scheme TerraCycle this year, launching the partnership to two key markets for the company in the US and Australia. The partnership, scheduled to come into effect over the course of 2021, was revealed amid the toy maker’s second …

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Opinion | Making augmented a reality: How AR is empowering future generations of play

With brands like Pokémon and LEGO paving the way for toy manufacturers (big and small) to bring augmented reality into their products, and as the technology continues to blend hands-on play with endless digital universes, it’s small wonder why the AR toy trend has caught the imagination of so many. …

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Spin Master nominates Ed Clark and Max Rangel to its Board of Directors

Spin Master has nominated of the former TD Bank Group CEO, Ed Clark and its own global president and CEO, Max Rangel to the company’s board of directors this spring. The pair will stand for election at Spin Master’s annual general meeting on May 6 this year. Clark will join …

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