Tag Archives: toys

Preschool series tackling depression and anxiety in kids eyes toys and games with Bulldog Licensing

The BAFTA-winning children’s television production house, Sixteen South has signed Bulldog Licensing as its global licensing agency for Odo, the new preschool series scheduled to premiere on Channel 5’s Milkshake this summer and KiKA later this year. Aimed at kids aged three to five, Odo is designed to teach young …

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Little Tikes expresses excitement over Little Baby Bum’s arrival on BBC iPlayer

Little Tikes has expressed its excitement at the launch of Little Baby Bum – the hit Moonbug Entertainment preschool series – on the BBC iPlayer this season, bringing the globally revered series to wider audiences across the UK. The preschool toy specialist, Little Tikes has been working with the team …

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MadeForMums opens its MadeForMums Toy Awards 2021 for entry

MadeForMums has opened entries to the MadeForMums Toy Awards 2021, the annual consumer facing awards to celebrate the best toys at every age and stage, from newborns to preteens. The MadeForMums Toy Awards are judged by an army of child testers, with the help of their parents, the MadeForMums editorial …

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Abu Dhabi retailer Tablez to launch 250 toy shops in India in next five years

The Abu Dhabi-based retailer, Tablez is investing heavily into the evolving India toy market with the planned launch of 250 new stores across the country in the next five years, as well as a significant rebranding of its current portfolio of toy shops in India. In 2017, Tablez secured a …

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Genius Brands International names Never Wrong Toys global master toy partner for Rainbow Rangers

Genius Brands International has named Never Wrong Toys – a subsidiary of China’s leading toy manufacturer, Markan Industrial Group – as its global master toy partner for the animated series, Rainbow Rangers. Under the partnership, Never Wrong Toys will develop a broad range of preschool products in the toy category, …

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Baby brand Marcus & Marcus taps Bulldog Licensing to head up move into toys, gifts, and more

The mother and baby brand, Marcus & Marcus has shifted its licensing focus on to the European market, with the appointment of Bulldog Licensing to head up its plans across the children’s space and into toys, gifts, nursery products and more. Initially created as a range of infant feeding products, …

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Opinion | Value Added Tact: The importance of meeting the sensibilities of ‘kids these days’

From Generation Z to Generation Alpha, audiences’ tastes and preferences are ever changing, from awareness of social responsibilities to greater demand for sustainability. Co-founder of Kids Industries, Gary Pope explores the importance of authenticity when meeting today’s youth and their new consumer values My favourite game when I was a …

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Stateside | US online retailer CAMP launches first e-commerce platform for children to shop

The US online retail, media, and family experience company, CAMP has launched the first e-commerce platform geared towards children, allowing kids to ‘shop safely online’ and spend cash given to them by their parents on presents to send to friends and family. Called Present Shop, the platform allows kids aged …

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Retail Spotlight | Cachao Toys talks reopening, local support and why toy shops are about making memories

A family-started business that opened its doors in 1996 as a chocolate shop, Cachao’s winding journey into toys has cemented its place among London locals. We catch up with Cachao’s owner, Jennie Hogg, to find out how business has been for this retailer of the weird and wonderful, since doors …

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