Tag Archives: Harry Potter

The world’s only Harry Potter flagship store opens its doors in New York

The doors to the new flagship Harry Potter store in New York have finally been opened to the public, greeting fans with a 220-pound model of Fawkes the Phoenix, and a host of magical creatures and hand-made props. Billed as an ‘immersive retail experience’ for the Harry Potter global fan …

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Harry Potter weaves magic across ecommerce platform Spread Group as sales leap 70 per cent

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been weaving its magic on the ecommerce platform Spread Group, helping drive UK licensing sales to a 70 per cent leap since the group extended its partnership with Warner Bros in December last year. Increased demand for items – in particular the women’s …

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LEGO marks 20 years of LEGO Harry Potter with new sets exploring the magic of the Wizarding World

Marking 20 years of the LEGO Harry Potter franchise, the Danish toy maker has rebooted its partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to reveal a new range of building sets that delve deeper into the magic of Hogwarts and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The enchanted walls of Hogwarts …

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Industry caught in Suez Canal block; KAP Toys calls on ‘Leviosa spell’ to lift Harry Potter Sorting Hats

The toy industry is among the hundreds of global businesses to be caught up in the Suez Canal as the beaching of the container ship Ever Given runs into its fourth day, with suggestions that a solution could be weeks in the taking. Officials at the scene have deliberated plans …

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Warner Bros partners with Imagine Exhibitions for new touring Harry Potter: The Exhibition

A new Wizarding World exhibition is now under development and is scheduled to make its worldwide debut in 2022. Warner Bros. Consumer Products has lined up a partnership with Imagine Exhibitions to a create an innovative new Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts exhibition, slated to begin touring across multiple regions, …

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LEGO Super Mario and Warner Bros. among NPD’s Global and European Toy Industry Performance Awards winners

The LEGO Group, Spin Master, Mattel, and Warner Bros have been named among the winners of the NPD Group’s 2020 Global and European Toy Industry Performance Awards. The Danish toy maker took home the NPD’s Global Top Toy Manufacturer of the Year award, while its officially licensed LEGO Super Mario …

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Spread Group expands its partnership with Warner Bros for new licenses and markets

Spread Group – the firm formerly known as Spreadshirt – has expanded its partnership with Warner Bros to bring 14 of its brands including Harry Potter, Batman, and Friends, to new target markets in the UK, US, Canada, and Australia. The latest development is an extension of a European partnership …

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Spin Master magics up new Wizarding World partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products

Spin Master has entered into a global licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to become its new toy licensee for the Wizarding World franchise. Under the partnership, the Toronto-based toy maker will develop Wizarding World products based on the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts franchises. The range will span …

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LEGO Art grows its mosaic-building ‘relaxation’ portfolio with Harry Potter Hogwarts Crests sets

The LEGO Group is growing its LEGO Art portfolio with the launch of a range of Harry Potter Hogwarts Crests sets, designed to give Harry Potter fans and adult LEGO builders the chance to display their house allegiances. The new 2D tile mosaic wall art sets each allow Harry Potter …

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Innovators of licensed plush The London Toy Company is launching ‘huge toy range for 2021’

The London Toy Company – the plush artists formerly known as High Resolution Design – famed for pushing the envelope of plush design with licenses such as TfL and Harry Potter, has revealed its plans for the non-plush toy space next year. Founder and director, Joel Berkowitz, has told ToyNews …

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