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BLE 2019: 35 things you must see at this year’s Brand Licensing Europe

If you’re willing to believe that we’re a third of the way into September already, you’re most likely more than aware that Brand Licensing Europe is just around the corner. Blink, and next you’ll know, you’ll be three pints deep at the opening night drinks and wondering what the next …

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Mad Beauty UK launches Disney’s Frozen face masks to ‘amazing response’ at Autumn Fair

Mad Beauty is celebrating the ‘amazing success’ of its Disney Sheet Face Masks over the last two years, with a follow up range based on Disney’s Frozen. Elsa, Anna and Olaf are encouraging Disney fans to let it go and enter a world of relaxation this Q4, as the trio …

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Brands with Influence to manage global licensing for Denmark’s LuckyBoySunday

Brands with Influence has been appointed to manage the worldwide licensing programme for the Danish brand, LuckyBoySunday. Already a successful brand in Korea, LuckyBoySunday’s licensing programme spans deals with Dunkin’ Donuts and the fashion label Roanjane. Brands with Influence will look to expand the licensing programme on an international scale. …

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Airfix celebrates 40 years of the Motörhead album Bomber with special Heinkel model

Hornby Hobbies’ popular Airfix brand is marking the 40th anniversary of the rock band Motörhead’s third studio album, Bomber, with a specially licensed version of its latest Heinkel 1:72 scale model. Emblazoned with the ‘Bomber’ markings, the anniversary edition of the model will arrive with a specially created Anniversary box …

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Paddington on Ice to land at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland this year

Perennial family-favourite, Paddington is venturing to Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland this November to make his UK debut in the live show, Paddington on Ice. Following its incredible success at Germany’s largest theme park, Europa-Park, Paddington will be gliding onto the ice from Thursday, November 21 2019. The 45-minute show will …

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Anna Knight named vice president of Global Licensing Group

Informa Markets has promoted Anna Knight – the name behind Brand Licensing Europe – to vice president, Global Licensing Group, following two months as interim managing director for the division. Knight has worked for Informa Markets (formerly UBM) for 10 years, most recently holding the position of event director for …

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BLE 2019: Sony’s Jamie Stevens talks Ghostbusters, Spider-Man and why it’s not just about t-shirts and toys

With Ghostbusters, Peter Rabbit, Outlander, and Cobra Kai under one roof – as well as the continued film rights for Spider-Man and plenty more in between, it’s an eclectic portfolio of properties that Sony Pictures Consumer Products finds itself heading into BLE with this year. But a strong one, nevertheless. …

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The Original Stormtrooper is marching on the grocery aisle courtesy of Golden Goose

The Original Stormtrooper is marching on the grocery aisles of the UK’s biggest retailers, thanks to an army of new partnerships and launches for Shepperton Design Studio’s IP courtesy of Golden Goose. Leading the line up is the Original Stormtrooper celebration cake from BBF, launching in Asda on October 14 …

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Spin Master lands broadcast and streaming partners for Hatchimals: Adventures in Hatchtopia

Spin Master has secured a slate of broadcast and streaming partners for its animated series Hatchimals: Adventures in Hatchtopia. The series, produced by the Canadian toy and entertainment company will now be available through Netflix in a global deal, as well as via Carousel (Russia), Nelonen (Finland), Ruutu (Finland, RTL …

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Barbie lands partnership with Virgin Atlantic to encourage girls into careers in Aviation

Mattel and Barbie UK have teamed up with the talents at Virgin Atlantic to showcase to and encourage girls into the variety of careers within STEM and aviation through the launch of three one-of-a-kind dolls: pilot, engineer and cabin crew. Current statistics from the Women’s Engineering Society indicate that only …

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