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SuperZings and LOL Surprise magazine publisher shortlisted in PPA Independent Publisher Awards

DJ Murphy has been shortlisted for Independent Publishing Company of the Year at the annual PPA Independent Publisher Awards taking place next month. Currently celebrating its 70th year in publishing, DJ Murphy boasts a portfolio of popular children’s titles, including toy-inspired licensed publications such as SuperZings and LOL Surprise. Over …

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Iconix and Revlon extend licensing agreement for Ed Hardy

Brand management company Iconix Brand Group, Inc. has extended its existing licensing agreement with Revlon for the Ed Hardy brand. The new deal gives Revlon the global license for the Ed Hardy brand in the fragrance and personal care categories for an additional four years, through 2023. Revlon has held …

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Koko Rose Media teams with Licensing Works for Deer Little Forest licensing and publishing

Koko Rose Media has teamed up with the American independent brand company Licensing Works! on the arts and lifestyle property Deer Little Forest, to develop new licensing and publishing strategies for the brand. The agreement was finalised at BLE 2019, and will see the partnership kick off at ABC Kids Expo …

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Masha and the Bear grows international reach with new global broadcast partners

The popular children’s animated series, Masha and the Bear is continuing to grow its international reach, having secured a new broadcast slot with Cartoon Network Turkey, as well as a successful launch of its fourth series on Netflix and other platforms around the world. In partnership with Warner Media, Masha …

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Esquire and SprezzaBox form partnership for new monthly subscription box

The lifestyle brand, Esquire, has partnered the subscription box specialist, SprezzaBox to launch its first monthly fashion and lifestyle Esquire Box. In a deal brokered by IMG, the style experts at Esquire will work closely with the subscription team to design and curate quarterly boxes with the most in-demand men’s …

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IFL Science partners with Ripley’s Believe It or Not for new hard-back book

IFL Science has struck a major cross-brand collaboration agreement with Ripley’s Believe It or Not, the popular media franchise inspired by strange and unusual facts. Together, the pair will work on the publication of a hardback, full colour 192 page book. The dead was brokered by the brand extension and …

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Magic Light spies European growth for The Gruffalo with Mondo TV

Magic Light Pictures is looking to grow the European licensing activity for its hit IP, The Gruffalo, with the appointment of Mondo TV as its licensing agent across Italy, Spain and Portugal. The firm has spied potential for growth across the region, and the potential looked good. Written by Julia …

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How the West was won: Japanese art and its impact on kids’ entertainment

Take a look at some of the highest performing animation or properties within the children’s space today and you’ll notice the creeping influence of Eastern culture infiltrating the style and look of so much we experience here in the West. Spin Master’s Bakugan – to name just one example – …

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Blueprint Collections to launch Rilakkuma stationery and accessories to retail in 2020

The independent agency, Sagoo, has secured a new partnership with Blueprints Collections to develop a new range of stationery, accessories, bags and gifts inspired by its hit Japanese character brand, Rilakkuma. The range is scheduled to be landing at retail imminently and will comprise a selection of stationery, including notebooks, …

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Underwear specialist MeUndies lands Rick and Morty collaboration

The hit Adult Swim animated series, Rick and Morty is making is emerging from the multi-verse and into the underwear aisles, thanks to a new partnership with the men and women’s underwear specialist, MeUndies. Under its new deal with Cartoon Network, MeUndies will launch a range of socks, lounge pants, …

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