Media & PR

Four Fanattik products make it into the Pop Insider Holiday Gift Guide

UK-based Fanattik, the pop culture specialist, has had four of its licensed products included in the prestigious Pop Insider Holiday Gift Guide. After reviewing thousands of products from companies based all over the world, the magazine, widely seen as a bible for fans of pop culture, selected the 24k gold …

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Character World dreams big with £14.5m Secure Trust Bank finance deal

Licenced textile product provider Character World has secured a £14.5m refinance package from Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance, as it plans for growth in 2022. The business has increased its working capital facility from £8m to £10m after four years of working with the bank, to help meet increased demand …

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Surge Brands signs first US licensing partners for Candy Dynamic’s Toxic Waste Slime Licker and Hazardously Sour Candy

Surge Brands, a leading global licensing agency for Candy Dynamics’ Toxic Waste line of sour candy, has signed a roster of new leading licensees to create branded products based on the popular Toxic Waste Slime Licker and Toxic Waste Hazardously Sour Candy confectionary brands. Following the success of Candy Dynamics’ first product launch, Toxic Waste Hazardously Sour Candy …

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ARTiSTORY to build global licensing programme for the Brooklyn Museum

The Brooklyn Museum in New York – mission: “To create inspiring encounters with art that expand the ways we see ourselves, the world and its possibilities” – is the latest partner to join the art and cultural licensing specialist ARTiSTORY. As a Master Licensee, ARTiSTORY will license designs created from …

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WarnerMedia to donate more than $400,000 in branded face mask proceeds to UNICEF’s Global Education Fund

WarnerMedia has announced it will donate more than $400,000 in proceeds generated from sales of branded face masks featuring DC, Wizarding World, Looney Tunes and other iconic WarnerMedia properties, to UNICEF’s Global Education Fund. The donation will support UNICEF education programmes to help ensure every child has equitable access to …

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Full throttle for Formula One as its kids’ fan engagement outpaces football, says The Insights Family

More children are tuning in to the Formula One brand than ever before, with numbers rising by 2.85 million in key European markets alone, and outpacing the growth rate of fans flocking to football, new research from The Insights Family has revealed. The global motorsport brand has witnessed a 17 …

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Acamar Films’ Bing partners with BBC Children in Need for activities, merchandise, and more

Acamar Films and Brown Bag Films are joining forces with BBC Children in Need to inspire young children with this year’s fundraising efforts, as flagship character Bing prepares to feature alongside Pudsey across a range of activities, merchandise, and more for 2021. The cast of Bing will all be donning …

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Innovation and creativity take the spotlight as The 2021 Licensing Awards finalists are revealed

From Ghostbusters Trap Incense Burners and LEGO Super Mario, to Gruffalo recycled bedding, innovation has found itself at the forefront of this year’s shortlisted finalists of The2021  Licensing Awards. Whether it’s within the Best Sustainable Licensed Product category, or one of the nine finalists in the Best Licensed Written, Listening, …

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Tonies lands slew of award wins as it enjoys ‘exponential growth in the UK’ through 2021

A period of exponential growth here in the UK for the children’s audio platform, Tonies has been compounded with a slew of awards wins and recognition from across the parents media space. The popular storytelling and music playing Toniebox and its line up of Tonies figures, spanning some of the …

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Bits and Pixels revamps website to showcase company’s evolution into events and influencers

The video game and geek culture licensing and brand extension agency, Bits and Pixels has revamped its website to reflect the evolution of the company and its expanded business into event production and influencer recruitment. Founded in 2016, Bits and Pixels set out initially to provide a specialised brand extension …

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