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Rainbow Designs to distribute full The Adventures of Paddington toy range

Rainbow Designs has renewed a licensing contract with The Copyrights Group that will see the pre-school and plush toy specialists continue to develop its product line Paddington. Paddington has been part of Rainbow’s portfolio for several decades and 2020 will see not only the continuation and growth of the prestigious …

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Rainbow’s 44 Cats picks up Golden Dolphin award at China’s International Animation Festival

The animated children’s series, 44 Cats, has been awarded the Golden Dolphin for Best Animated Series in the overseas category at the Cyber Sousa Competition, part of the Xiamen International Animation Festival, the premiere festival for animation and comics in China. The XIAF is supported by ASIFA (the Association Internationale …

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McFarlane Toys lands UK distribution with Bandai

Bandai UK has secured the distribution of the McFarlane Toys product range for the UK and Republic of Ireland markets, marking an interesting new move for the toy company into the collector action figure market. McFarlane Toys has become an industry leader, recognised by many for redefining the standards within …

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Further growth for Frida Kahlo brand as Art Ask Agency signs with Signare

The Frida Kahlo licensing programme is continuing its growth plans outside of the classic licensed products thanks to a new partnership with Signare for licensed tapestry bags and accessories. The latest partnership adds to growing portfolio of licensees that now includes items such as Christmas baubles, jewellery, a Barbie Doll, …

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‘Grinch-mas’ lands at UK retail with Primark, Asda, Very and more on board

‘Grinch-mas’ has arrived at retailers across the UK with stores launching a variety of products, from iconic Christmas jumpers to face masks, based on the classic Dr. Seuss title, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. WildBrain CPLG, on behalf of Dr. Seuss Enterprises, has been working closely with UK licensees and …

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Chinese animation studio Winsing makes play for international toy market with GG Bond and GOGO Bus

The Chinese animation company Winsing is making its move on the international toy market with plans to preview a number of toys inspired by its popular children’s animated series at Spielwarenmesse next year. The company will be showcasing ranges based on its action comedy GG Bond, a popular series now …

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Korean lifestyle brand Kakao Friends takes up residency at Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland

The Korean lifestyle brand, Kakao Friends is to open its first official pop-up store in Europe, taking up a winter residency within London’s Hyde Park Winter Wonderland for the festive season. The store will be located within Hyde Park Winter Wonderland’s ‘Santa Land’ for six weeks, highlighting an expansive range …

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Magic Light Pictures partners with Amazon UK for first Gruffalo Alexa-voice skill

Magic Light Pictures, the BAFTA winning and Oscar nominated production company, has teamed up with Amazon UK to launch the first Gruffalo Alexa voice experience. Called Gruffalo Move, the voice experience is an immersive and interactive audio game, available in the UK and the US, which allows users to meet …

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