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BlackMilk goes sci-fi with latest Matrix-inspired pieces

BlackMilk clothing has officially entered the Matrix with seven new pieces inspired by the hit movie franchise, including its take on the iconic Neo Trench Coat. The new pieces are dropping on January 10 at 1pm (PT) as part of BlackMilk’s larger ‘Beam Me Up’ collection, which includes futuristic designs inspired by …

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Tom Daley launches line of knitting kits on LoveCrafts.com

The celebrity collection the nation has been waiting for is finally here: Made with Love by Tom Daley – a line of the Olympian’s very own knitting kits – is now available to purchase exclusively on LoveCrafts.com. Tom hopes these kits will aid people’s mental wellbeing, giving the nation the chance to …

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Creative Kids and Hasbro partner for innovative new Play-Doh products

Creative Kids, producer of interactive kids’ arts and crafts and STEM toys, has announced a new partnership with Hasbro to produce a variety of new Play-Doh branded products in 2022. Through the multi-year, multi-national licensing agreement, Creative Kids and Hasbro will introduce a full line of Play-Doh toys with new twists …

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London and New York toy fairs going ahead as planned

The organisers of the London and New York toy fairs have both issued strong statements regarding their plans for the events, which are slated to go ahead this January and February respectively. The Toy Association expects to safely host Toy Fair New York at the Javits Center from February 19-22, …

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Keynote speaker and expert panel revealed for Brands & Retail Pitch Smarter Conference

Ryan Beaird, Event Director of the Brands & Retail UK conference – sponsored by global technology business Fabacus – has confirmed the retail buyer panellists and keynote speaker who will close the event, which takes place at the British Library on 20 January 2022 (9am till 6pm). “I am delighted to …

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Quarto announces The Official Peaky Blinders Cookbook

With the sixth and final series of Peaky Blinders set to air in 2022, White Lion Publishing, a division of Quarto, has announced the forthcoming release of the first official cookbook based on the hit series. Containing 50 recipes, the book takes inspiration from the iconic locations the infamous gang …

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Kappa and Ubisoft unveil Rainbow Six capsule collection

Italian sportswear brand Kappa and Ubisoft, developer and publisher of the video game Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, have announced the launch of a capsule collection for winter 2021-2022. The agreement was brokered by Ubisoft’s licensing agency IMG. The two brands have teamed up to offer an exclusive collection that …

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Nissan partners with Brainbase to drive licensing programme

Brainbase, the venture-backed company helping licensing teams optimise their partnerships from contract to revenue, and Nissan Motor Corporation have announced a partnership whereby Nissan will unify its global licensing operations on Brainbase’s  brand licensing platform. “Nissan has a rich history of ingenuity and innovation in the auto industry not only …

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GODIVA expands licensing portfolio in North America with four new partnerships

GODIVA is expanding its licensing portfolio in the U.S. and Canada in 2022 with the launch of four new licensing partnerships, with Boardwalk Frozen Treats, Jimmy’s Gourmet Bakery, Le Vian and Cookies United. These four new partners join other brands in GODIVA’s North America licensing portfolio, which includes General Mills, The Cheesecake Factory and, …

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