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Mighty Jaxx appoints Alex Neal to spearhead European expansion

Mighty Jaxx, the Singapore-based designer and manufacturer of tech-enabled collectibles and lifestyle products, has announced the appointment of Alex Neal as its Managing Director (Europe) to expand its licensing and retail business across the UK and continental Europe. Based in London, Alex is an industry executive who brings a wealth of …

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Fanatics strengthens international business with Matthew Primack hire

Fanatics, the leading global digital sports platform, has announced the appointment of Matthew Primack as Senior Vice President, International Business Development. Primack, who began in his new role this month, will be responsible for building on Fanatics’ strong international growth through the acquisition of new rights and commercial routes to market. …

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ARTiSTORY strengthens UK sales team with the appointment of Caroline High

Global art and cultural IP licensee ARTiSTORY continues to grow its UK team with the appointment of Caroline High, of Caroline High Consultancy Ltd. Caroline is an established brand licensing expert with 20 years’ experience working with a wide genre of brands across the globe, including preschool, entertainment, lifestyle, heritage …

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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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Beanstalk extends global reach with new offices in Mexico and Brazil

Brand licensing agency Beanstalk has further extended its global reach by establishing offices in Mexico City, Mexico, and Sao Paulo, Brazil, to directly service its global clients and the growing demand for corporate brands in the region. In addition, Beanstalk has established a licensing team dedicated to servicing the Caribbean, …

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Fanattik strengthens senior team with new appointment

Pop culture brand Fanattik, a licensing partner for Hasbro, Universal Studios, Capcom, Bethesda, Studio Canal, Konami and many more leading video game and film studios, has appointed Melissa Tudor as Creative Director. She will take control of the company’s creative strategy which is integral to the company’s continuing success. Anthony …

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Jazwares expands footprint in Europe with new sales office in Paris

Jazwares, a global leader in toys and licensing, has announced the opening of its new French office in Paris, as part of its global expansion plans. The Paris location adds to the existing group of European offices in the UK, Germany and Holland, and is a reflection of the company’s …

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Genius Brands appoints Zrinka Dekic as Chief Financial Officer

Following a major year of expansion with the recently announced acquisition of Canada’s WOW! Unlimited Media, Inc., and a major stake in Germany’s Your Family Entertainment AG, Genius Brands International, Inc. continues to strengthen its global operations and strategy with the appointment of Zrinka Dekic as Chief Financial Officer and Head …

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The Big Interview I Getting under the skin of the National Trust

Established over 125 years ago, the National Trust is the largest conservation charity in Europe. The organisation and its volunteers help care for 780 miles of coastline, more than 250,000 hectares of land, over 500 historic houses, castles, parks, and gardens and one million works of art. With so much …

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Amazon UK teams with charity In Kind Direct to deliver toys to families in need

Amazon UK is collaborating with charity In Kind Direct to deliver games and toys to children in vulnerable situations across the UK this Christmas. Customers can donate toys by visiting amazon.co.uk/donateatoy. The items will then be distributed by Kind Direct to families across the UK. Last year more than 6,700 toys were …

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