Creacon Group signs licensees for City of Friends

Top Toy Hong Kong becomes long term toy partner
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Norwegian children's entertainment production company Creacon Group has signed a range of new licensees for the pre-school series City of Friends.

Top Toy Jong Kong has agreed a deal with Creacon to create and distribute a range of City of Friends toys in the German and Nordic territories.

The first in the range will land Autumn 2013 at Top Toy owned and licensed Toys R Us stores as well as independent retailers and BR Store chains.

Creacon has also partnered with Lace Digital Media Sales on a DVD distribution deal for the series, with launches planned in time of Christmas 2013.

City of Friends DVDs will also land in Portugal and Portugese speaking Africa soon thanks to an agreement with Films 4 You.

The final agreement concerns Signature Publishing for City of Friends features and games in every issue of the monthly UK pre-school magazine Fantastic Magazine.

"We are absolutely delighted to be partnering with such a renowned company as Top Toy. As the leading Northern European toy company their experience will be key to building the City of Friends licensing programme," said Creacon Entertainment CEO Carl Christian Hamre.

"We are thrilled that we will be able to offer a range of wonderful new products to our fans and we look forward to working with our new licensees to promote the new product ranges for Christmas 2013 and beyond."

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