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Macmillan Children’s Books celebrates Dear Zoo in new F&F at Tesco range

Macmillan Children’s Books has struck up a new deal with Tesco’s clothing brand F&F to launch a range of baby clothing based on the classic pre-school storybook Dear Zoo created by Rod Campbell. Developed by Paul Dennicci for F&F at Tesco, the range launched last week across 165 stores nationwide, …

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One Animation finds success in digital experiences for pre-school comedy IP Oddbods

One Animation has launched two digital experiences in the midst of the pandemic aimed at helping children and families to adjust to the change in circumstances through its twice Emmy-nominated pre-school comedy brand, Oddbods. First up, the firm has partnered with Google’s Rivet – the new reading app from Google’s …

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The Pokemon Company reunites with CASETiFY for ’90s inspired range

The Pokemon Company has renewed its partnership with CASETiFY to deliver a new collection of Pokémon themed mobile device cases and accessories. The renewal of the partnership follows the success of CASETiFY’s sell-out range launched last year. Channeling a nostalgic ‘90s theme which pays homage to when the first Pokémon …

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Panini to launch 2020 Tour de France sticker and card collection this summer

Panini is launching an exclusive 2020 Tour de France sticker and trading card collection this summer, with the range hitting shelves and Panini’s online store from August 6th this year. The new collection features a 64 page album full of information about the teams and competitors taking part in the …

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WildBrain CPLG and cycle brand Milltag launch Twin Peaks capsule collection

WildBrain CPLG has secured a deal with the London-based cyclewear brand Milltag for a new capsule collection celebrating the 30th anniversary of the original TV series, Twin Peaks. Brokered by WildBrain CPLG on behalf of ViacomCBS Consumer Products, the Twin Peaks x Milltag collection features a full range of cycle …

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Spotlight Licensing’s Carole Postal: “Our industry is strong and I’m heartened by our coming together to weather the storm”

Spotlight Licensing isn’t only known for its portfolio of properties boasting major fan bases and audience numbers both sides of the Atlantic, with the likes of Call the Midwife, Downton Abbey, and Boo – The World’s Cutest Dog among them, but also for its crack team of professionals that, when …

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Mad Beauty partners with Warner Bros Consumer Products for Friends, DC, and Looney Tunes lines

The UK bath, body, and cosmetics specialist Mad Beauty has detailed a new partnership with Warner Bros Consumer Products to develop a collection inspired by its iconic brands Friends, DC, and Looney Tunes. The new deal and subsequent collection will bolster the firm’s plans for growth across the UK and …

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The Point. 1888 names Becky Langer its new senior commercial manager

The Point. 1888 has expanded its commercial team with the appointment of Becky Langer to the role of senior commercial manager. Langer joins from Hasbro where she held the position of retail development manager. With 14 years of licensing experience at high profile companies, such as Warner Bros, HIT Entertainment, …

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Sanrio celebrates 45 years of My Melody with new digital and ecommerce campaign

Sanrio has launched a new digital and ecommerce campaign to celebrate the 45th anniversary of one of its oldest and best-loved characters, My Melody, this summer. The celebration follows hot on the heels of Hello Kitty’s 45th anniversary last year. My Melody was created in 1975 as the depiction of …

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