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Epic Rights to develop global L&M programme for Cyndi Lauper

Epic Rights is now representing Cyndi Lauper, the Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winning musical star behind hit songs “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun,” “Time After Time” and “True Colors.” Epic Rights will be developing a robust licensing programme across multiple categories such as fashion, apparel, footwear, accessories, health & beauty, …

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Hunter collaborates with Disney to create Mickey Mouse inspired capsule collection

Hunter has collaborated with Disney to create a capsule collection inspired by the playfulness of Disney’s best known character. Designed for the great outdoors, the collection includes reimagined best-selling rain boot styles, bags and accessories for women, men and kids featuring Mickey Mouse illustrations and an eye- catching take on …

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Casely launches limited-edition collection with Van Gogh Museum

Casely has launched a collaboration with the world-renowned Van Gogh Museum to present a limited-edition collection of tech accessories, in a deal brokered by IMG. The collaborative products will showcase prominent paintings from Vincent van Gogh. “Our products are staples in everyday life and we’re thrilled to add beauty to …

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Popular snack Lunchables joins Roblox

Kraft-Heinz Lunchables, the buildable snack, is joining the virtual universe of Roblox, the global platform where fans can imagine, create and have fun with friends as they explore virtual worlds. For the first time ever, Lunchables lovers can enter the world of Lunchables Racing, where players can build the ultimate …

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Zavvi launches exclusive Stranger Things collection ahead of the new season

Ahead of the new season of Netflix hit Stranger Things, online retailer Zavvi has released a new instalment of exclusive merchandise inspired by the show, with everything from t-shirts to denim jackets and tote bags up for grabs. To reflect the conflicting worlds of the town of Hawkins and The Upside …

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Moonbug Entertainment to be acquired by Next Generation Media Company

Moonbug Entertainment, the digital-first, global children’s entertainment company, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by the recently formed media company run by leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs and backed by investment capital from Blackstone. Moonbug’s founders CEO René Rechtman and …

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TheSoul Publishing hires BuzzFeed leader to spearhead expansion

Award-winning digital studio TheSoul Publishing is expanding into the consumer product space with the appointment of Ines Pacheco as Director of Licensing. She brings extensive experience to the licensing space as TheSoul looks to bring its more than one billion social media followers a compelling line of products showcasing the …

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Barbour enlists Paddington for new Christmas campaign

Leading heritage and lifestyle brand Barbour is collaborating for the first time with the much-loved children’s character Paddington Bear for this year’s seasonal campaign, with a seasonal film that includes the original Peggy Fortnum illustration style which has never been animated before. Barbour’s festive film follows the mishaps and adventures …

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Percy The Park Keeper partners with the National Trust for nationwide winter trails

This winter, 121 National Trust gardens and parklands across England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be inviting families to step into the wonderful world of Percy the Park Keeper, thanks to a new agreement signed by the brand’s licensing agent The Point.1888. In partnership with the best-selling author and illustrator …

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Spotlight on Brands I Pink Key gets Vim!

Spotlight on brands   Vimto is a brand with real pedigree. Nationally renowned and proudly from the North, it also has a proven licensing pedigree. It all began in Manchester in 1908 when John Noel Nichols created the drink we know and love as a herbal health tonic using a …

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