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IMG renews representation agreement for French cinema icon Brigitte Bardot

IMG has renewed its exclusive representation agreement with Family Trademark to continue its work developing fashion collaborations for the icon of French new wave cinema, Brigitte Bardot. The screen legend of ‘And God Created Woman,’ ‘The Contempt’ and other movies remains a style icon whose classic beauty and distinctive style …

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Asgard Media’s Kelvyn Gardner launches Living with Licensing podcast

Licensing industry stalwart and director of Asgard Media, Kelvyn Gardner, has today launched a new licensing industry podcast with the aim of informing and entertaining the industry and the people within in it in equal measure. Called Living with Licensing, the new podcast series kicks off today and sees Gardner, …

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Lisle Licensing welcomes Becky Sherwood to the role of commercial and retail manager

Lisle Licensing has welcomed the FMCG and fashion and accessories expert, Becky Sherwood to the firm’s newly created role of commercial and retail manager. Sherwood took up the position with the company in August this year. With over ten years’ experience across multiple sectors, ranging from FMCG to fashion and …

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Hasbro and ADK Emotions to host first digital Beyblade Burst Championship

The global entertainment company Hasbro has teamed up with ADK Emotions NY to launch the first fully-digital Beyblade Burst Championship, the 2020 Beymaster Invitational. Together, both Hasbro and ADK Emotions will select top fans of the Beyblade franchise, including influential Bladers and digital influencers from the US and select global …

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Funko to launch Pokemon Pop! vinyls to European market for the first time

The global purveyors of pop culture, Funko has detailed what it bills a ‘monumental partnership’ for the first time in the history of the company’s European division, partnering with the Pokemon Company International to launch a Pokemon collection of Pop! Vinyl figures to the region from this October. Pokémon, the …

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Banijay launches its licensing and merchandising division Banijay Brands

Banijay today announces the launch of Banijay Brands, a division dedicated to all areas of commercial activity, including brand licensing, merchandising, gaming, gambling, and music. The division will be led by the newly appointed chief commercial officer, Owain Walbyoff. The new operation will represent an extensive and diverse portfolio covering …

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Emoji renews its partnership with Argentina’s Felfort to roll out more licensed chocolates across the region

The Emoji Company has renewed its partnership for the fourth year running with the Argentinian manufacturer, Felfort, the South American business that will continue to produce licensed chocolates, candies, cereals, and more for the global licensor. Felfort and Emoji struck up their partnership in 2016 when the Argentina-based firm was …

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Finsbury Food Group brings new Xbox Controller cake to supermarket shelves

Finsbury Food Group has teamed up with global tech giant Microsoft in its newest partnership, bringing the new Xbox Controller cake to supermarket shelves this September. A leading UK cake manufacturer, Finsbury Food Group introduces the greatly anticipated Xbox Controller cake, blending celebration cakes with the world of gaming. The …

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Licensing International names Graham Saltmarsh new MD of UK division

Industry veteran, Graham Saltmarsh has been named the new managing director for Licensing International’s UK division, marking ‘the beginning of a bold new chapter’ for the trade organisation and its operations in the region. In this role, Saltmarsh will be responsible for advancing the business of licensing across all sectors …

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Games Workshop sees trading beat expectations as the hobby franchise finds growth in online sales

Games Workshop is continuing to play its role as the Great British success story, having reported that trading in the three months to August 30th was ahead of the board’s expectations thanks in part to a solid online performance. The miniature wargaming company has said current estimates show sales of …

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