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Netflix series Queer Eye moves into furniture with Dorel Home

The hit Netflix series, Queer Eye, is making its debut in the home furnishings sector thanks to a new, fashion-forward, furniture collection courtesy of the US specialist, Dorel Home. The launch arrives as part of a deal brokered by IMG. Launched this week, after the recent debut of the seven-time …

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Lake Garda inspired lifestyle brand Garda Lakers signs first licensing partner in Spreadshirt

Garda Lakers, the destination and lifestyle brand that takes inspiration from the Italian attitude towards life and the world-famous Lake Garda, has signed its first licensing partnership with the Spreadshirt platform. Designed to epitomise the culture of the famous beauty spot, known for its close ties to the sporting worlds …

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Jetpack Distribution secures global rights for series based on Marvel Comics’ New-Gen

The independent kids and family TV distributor, Jetpack Distribution – has secured the global rights for a new sci-fi animated series now in production called New-Gen. The new series is based on the superhero comic book series printed and distributed by Marvel Comics. The series features a cast of multi-dimensional, …

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One Animation and Redan partner to bring Oddbods into Fun to Learn magazine

The content creation, distribution, and licensing studio, One Animation has secured a deal with the pre-school magazine publishing house, Redan Publishing to bring Oddbods into its Fun to Learn magazine titles this month. Under the partnership, Oddbods will feature in the monthly magazine Fun to Learn Favourites from July 16th, …

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The Insights People hires ten, expands into new markets and continues global takeover

The kids’, parents, and family market intelligence experts, The Insights People is continuing with its global expansion plans, having hired ten new starters since the start of lockdown, made its move into new markets, and brought on board a host of new, big name clients including Amazon, LEGO, and Warner …

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From CloudBabies to Shane the Chef: Why HoHo Entertainment is ‘turning it all on its head’ post pandemic

Helen Howells, joint managing director at HoHo Entertainment – the entertainment company behind CloudBabies and Shane the Chef – understands that if you’re going to make an omelette, you’ll need to break a few eggs. Whether those eggs are the traditions of the toy industry, or the traditional licensing model …

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Expect cinema surge post-lockdown as UK’s viewing preferences are revealed in new survey

New research carried out by the pop culture agency, Experience12 has revealed the UK’s viewing preferences during lockdown while highlighting a desire among consumers to get back into cinemas as the world adjust to the new normal. The wide-ranging survey of over 3,000 pop culture fans in the UK was …

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LEGO and Nintendo unveil the LEGO NES building kit

It’s official, LEGO and Nintendo have responded to the question we never knew we needed answering, with the official unveiling of the LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System building kit for adults; letting us all relive the nostalgia of yesteryear in brick form. The new kit is the latest product of the …

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Rubik’s brand sees ‘phenomenal growth’ in digital uptake throughout the world’s lockdown period

The Rubik’s brand has reported a ‘phenomenal growth’ in digital engagement from its community of Rubik’s Cube fans and followers of the brand extension, driven, it states, by the circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown measures taken across the globe. It’s during the brand’s 40th anniversary that it …

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Dr Seuss Enterprises expands European licensing programme and makes first mark in Slovakia

New partnerships across Germany, Slovakia, and Albania have seen Dr Seuss Enterprises expand its licensing portfolio across Europe, as the company continues to build momentum around properties including How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Oh, the Places You’ll Go, and Happy Birthday to You. Under the slate of new partner signings, …

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