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Mattel takes up arms against COVID-19 as it focuses production on face masks and PPE

Mattel has become the latest toy company to join in the fight agains the deepening COVID-19 pandemic, dedicating a slice if its production line to face masks in order to meet the urgent demand for medical supplies in the US. In a post across social media, Mattel’s president and COO, …

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Sesame Workshop rolls out new content for its Caring for Each Other platform

Building on its launch last week of the Caring for Each Other initiative, Sesame Workshop is rolling out new content to help families stay physically and mentally healthy as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Today’s release on SesameStreet.org/caring includes animations on healthy habits, resources providing comfort, and activities that caregivers can use to …

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Kelvyn Gardner departs Licensing International’s UK chapter

Industry veteran, Kelvyn Gardner, has departed from his role as the head of the UK chapter of the industry trade body, Licensing International, it was confirmed yesterday. Gardner had been the recognised face of Licensing International’s UK operations for the past 12 years and a recipient of a Licensing.biz People …

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ZAG bolsters its global licensing and merchandising team

The global independent animation studio, ZAG has appointed a robust team of experienced executives to expand the company’s licensing and merchandising business. Kirk Bloomgarden will serve as head of consumer products, Rebekah Belzer joins as senior director, licensing and merchandising, North America, and Eva Rodriguez will serve as director, Latin …

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Flowhaven marks three months ‘of accelerated growth’ with new US office opening

The licensing solution unit, Flowhaven, is marking three months of accelerated growth with the opening of its new office in Santa Monica, California, and the appointment of a string of key new positions within it. The team is also celebrating an expanding client roster and customer support footprint. The new …

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WildBrain CPLG expands its German commercial sales department with double hire

The entertainment, sport, and brand licensing agency, WildBrain CPLG is expanding its commercial sales department in Germany with two new hires in the form of Sarah Rosenstock and Lisa Gruczek. Rosenstock (pictured right) has been brought in as the unit’s new commercial director, while Gruczek (pictured left) takes up the …

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WildBrain CPLG grows Greece office with Alice Marinou and Despina Chrisidou

The entertainment, sport and brand licensing agency, WildBrain CPLG is growing its Greece office with the appointment of licensing industry experts Alice Marinou and Despina Chrisidou, joining as commercial director and senior retail and sales manager, respectively. Marinou (pictured left) joins WildBrain CPLG following an 18-year tenure at The Walt …

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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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