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The Point.1888 lands exclusive deal with British interiors designer MissPrint

The Point.1888 has signed a new exclusive deal with the leading British designer and proven licensed brand, MissPrint to expand its licensing remit into new categories and partnerships. MissPrint is already renowned for its uniquely bold collection of eco wallpaper, hand illustrated and printed in the UK. The brand has …

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Cartoon Network partners with Outright Games to develop new Ben 10 video game

Cartoon Network has struck up a partnership with the family entertainment publisher Outright Games to develop and launch a new video game set within the world of Ben 10. Developed by the Philadelphia-based studio PHL Collective, the new video game title will launch on consoles and PC later this year. …

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Gibsons extends its partnership with Transport for London in new deal via the TSBA Group

Following record sales of its London Underground-inspired card game, Mind the Gap, the family owned jigsaw and board game outfit, Gibsons has expanded its partnership with Transport for London. In a deal brokered by TSBA Group – the licensing agent for Transport for London – Gibsons will produce a raft …

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Dr Seuss Enterprises launches its first AR digital learning app to teach kids the alphabet

Dr. Seuss Enterprises has launched its first augmented reality app for the popular Dr Seuss title, Dr Seuss’ ABC – An Amazing AR Alphabet App. A digital learning-focused app, the launch is the first part in a series of digital educational experiences to surface, all of which will be based …

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Chris Packham joins creative team behind animated eco-comedy Flora of the Forest

Conservationist and national treasure, Chris Packham has partnered with the creative team behind Flora of the Forest to provide expert consultation and input into the natural history elements central to the animated pre-school ‘eco-comedy’ series. In his role – and working with the team at Koko Rose Media – Packham …

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Licensing specialist Martin Withers takes up sales director role at Pyramid International

The licensed gifts specialist, Pyramid International has welcomed martin Withers to the role of sales director, joining the team from Spearmark International where he served as commercial director for 15 years. Withers joins the team with vast experience and understanding of the licensing industry, with a particular focus on housewares …

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Olympic Gold Medallist Dina Asher-Smith named Mattel’s latest Barbie Shero

Mattel has revealed Olympic Gold Medallist and the fastest British woman in history, Dina Asher-Smith, as its latest Barbie Shero with the grand unveiling of a new one-of-a-kind doll created in her likeness. The initiative has been devised to celebrate the World Champion and four times European Champion – and …

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Vicki Marler-Hausen to spearhead marketing plans for FAO Schwarz and Discovery in new Redlands Distribution role

Redlands Distribution has hired Vicki Marler-Hausen of Elmer Marketing to spearhead the marketing and PR for the company’s portfolio of internationally recognised brands, including FAO Schwarz and Discovery. Marler-Hausen will take on the role of marketing consultant in the UK and will liaise closely with Redlands’ CEO Mark Handley and …

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BBC Studios and Escape Hunt launch new Doctor Who Escape Room, Doctor Who: A Dalek Awakens

BBC Studios has formed a new partnership with Escape Hunt to develop and launch a new Doctor Who escape room called Doctor Who: A Dalek Awakens. The newest game can be booked from today at Escape Hunt Reading and Birmingham Resorts World with several other venues, including Norwich and Basingstoke, opening …

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The Pokémon Company partners with US artist Daniel Arsham for ‘fictional archaeology’ project

The Pokémon Company has partnered with the American artist, Daniel Arsham to unveil a new project featuring icons of the Pokemon franchise presented within the artist’s creative concept of fictional archeology. Through his work, art and pop culture fans are invited to imagine the unearthing of Pokémon a thousand years …

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