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LEGO enters Hundred Acre Wood with latest Ideas launch, LEGO Winnie the Pooh

The LEGO Group is taking a nostalgic walk through Hundred Acre Wood with the launch of its latest LEGO Ideas project, LEGO Winnie the Pooh, a set based on the original designs from LEGO builder Ben Adler. Taking inspiration from the tales of A.A. Milne’s adventures of Christopher Robin that …

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Disney teams with health tech specialist Philips in trial to reduce anxiety in child patients

The Walt Disney Company EMEA has teamed up with the health technology specialist, Royal Philips to test new technologies developed to reduce the fear or anxiety felt by children undergoing MRI processes. The research will investigate how Philips Ambient Experience can improve the experience of a patient during pediatric MRI …

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Disney+ saddles up with Boat Rocker Studios’ pre-school hit Dino Ranch

Disney+ UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand have each saddled up for Boat Rocker Studios’ popular animated comedy, Dino Ranch, following the series successful debut on Disney Junior and DisneyNow throughout January. The series is set to launch on the Disney+ streaming platform from April 2021. Dino Ranch proved an …

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ALIEN, Disney Gargoyles and Taco Bell lead Ravensburger’s latest gaming portfolio

ALIEN, Disney Gargoyles, and a fully-licensed Taco Bell party game are among a line-up of new launches to be hitting the scene courtesy of Ravensburger for 2021, following what the US outfit of the global enterprise has billed as an ‘incredible last year.’ With a games division that continues to …

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Opinion | Toon-age day stream: How Disney+ is about to change toy licensing for good

It almost seemed by design that Disney’s subscription based streaming platform, Disney+ launched just as the Coronavirus pandemic began to tighten its grip on the UK and force the world’s population inside and away from the entertainment venues of yesteryear. And in just a short space of time, its impact …

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JAKKS Pacific backs its Disney slate to lift toy sales following Q4 and full year 2020 declines

JAKKS Pacific is heavily backing its Disney partnership and the boost in toy sales it expects to see over the course of the year, driven in part by the “extraordinary success of Disney+” and its new model of delivering content in the midst of the pandemic. The toy firm highlighted …

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New York | Toy of the Year awards underscores big year for children’s licenses

Pokemon, Super Mario, Star Wars The Mandalorian, and PAW Patrol are just some of the leading children’s brands to have won big this weekend when the annual Toy of the Year awards hosted an all-virtual event to reveal its winners. A tussle of the titans ensued as the awards – …

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Audio storyteller Tonies welcomes Disney’s Aladdin, Peter Rabbit, and Miffy to its licensed library

The audio storytelling platform, Tonies continues to strengthen its licensed story portfolio with new additions from Disney’s Aladdin, Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit, and Miffy. Expanding its licensing partnerships with Disney, Penguin Random House, and Miffy brand owner, Mercis, Tonies has launched the three new additions to its growing collection of …

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Disney content and licensing hit hard by Covid-19 but consumer products offer glimmer of hope

Content sales and licensing revenues at the Walt Disney Company have suffered big losses at the hands of the pandemic with dramatic decreases of 56 per cent and an operating income decrease of 78 per cent driven primarily by the closure of theatres, parks and experiences over the course of …

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Mad Beauty confident of ‘flourishing beauty gifting market’ with extensive Mickey and Friends collection

Mad Beauty has expressed its confidence in the gift market with a follow up collection of its original Disney Mickey and Minnie line featuring a new slate of on-trend products, tapping directly into the need for friendship and kindness in the midst of the coronavirus crisis. Developed by Mad Beauty’s …

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