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Bulldog signs new licensees for Care Bears

Bulldog Licensing has added two new licensees to the consumer products programme for much-loved heritage property Care Bears, providing new categories for the brand’s many fans across the globe. Character World is bringing its fashion-forward style on board to offer a range of bedding and soft furnishings for fans, allowing …

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Character World to continue sustainability drive in 2022 and beyond

Leading manufacturer and distributor of licensed home textiles and accessories Character World has reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability in 2022 and beyond.  For the past two years the company has been working on and delivering against its sustainability plans, looking at all aspects from product to packaging, shipping to consumer care. …

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Character World names new CEO

James Walker has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Character World. James combines 25 years’ experience in retail, licensing, brands and digital commerce and has held global senior management positions at Disney, Hasbro and McArthurGlen. Danny and Mark Schweiger will continue in their roles as Joint Managing Directors and …

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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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Character World tucks in with Swizzels for bedding, blankets, and more

Character World is helping kids tuck in to the confectionery specialist Swizzels Matlow with a new range of bedding, blankets, towels and more based on some of its most popular brands. In a deal brokered by Blonde Sheep Licensing, the initial range is due to online this year with a …

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