Hasbro Consumer Products adds eOne brands to WildBrain CPLG’s Benelux remit

Hasbro has detailed an expansion to its licensing representation partnership with WildBrain CPLG Benelux to include the globally renowned portfolio of Entertainment One brands, including the likes of Peppa Pig and PJ Masks, following the recent integration of the business.

Under the partnership, WildBrain CPLG will now represent the licensing and merchandising rights for pre-school hits including Peppa Pig, PJ Masks, and Ricky Zoom across the Benelux region.

“We are maximizing our local partnership with WildBrain CPLG Benelux and adding Peppa Pig, PJ Masks, and Ricky Zoom,” said Marianne James, vice president of Hasbro Consumer Products in EMEA.

“With WildBrain CPLG’s local retail relationships, we see this region as a strong growth market to deepen our consumer connections across Merchandising, Publishing, Promotions and short-term Location Based Entertainment.”

Brenda Draaisma, managing director at WildBrain CPLG Benelux, added: “The expansion of Hasbro’s brand portfolio with the addition of eOne’s beloved global preschool brands including Peppa Pig, PJ Masks and Ricky Zoom, has added significant firepower to Hasbro’s already impressive offering.

“We look forward to working across these new brands and we’re confident with their focus on family-oriented storytelling, the properties will drive new growth for licensees and retailers in the Benelux market.”

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