Tag Archives: Jurassic World

Barbie, Jurassic World, and Masters of the Universe help drive Mattel Q2 2021 sales to $1.03bn

The global toy maker, Mattel has seen its Q2 2021 net sales increase 40 per cent on last year, with particular success across EMEA where the firm’s growth has exceeded the industry by 11 percentage points. Mattel bosses have billed it ‘another exceptional quarter’ having witnessed ‘outstanding consumer demand for …

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Posh Paws to showcase latest licensed plush line-up through six Product Showcase Events across the UK

Posh Paws is to host six Product Showcase Events across the UK this June, enabling its customers to see its portfolio of new licensed plush toys and gifts in person. The move has been made in accordance to the latest easing of restrictions on social distancing. Next month, visitors will …

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Wow! Stuff unleashes new Jurassic World line up with flying toys, collectables, and more

Wow! Stuff is continuing to expand its portfolio of hit licensed brands with the addition of Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s blockbuster franchise, Jurassic World. Under the new partnership, Wow! Stuff will unleash a series of collectables and flying toys based on the iconic Pteranadon, including the Pteranadon Jump Rocket …

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Universal Brand Development opens vault to Disguise Inc for new Halloween dress up items

The costumes specialist, Disguise Inc has expanded upon its North American partnership with Universal Brand Development to design, manufacture, and distribute Halloween costumes, accessories, inflatables, and more based on some of its most popular properties. The expanded collaboration will mark the first time that Disguise has held multi-year portfolio rights …

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Universal Brand Development teams with TOMY for Jurassic World Toomies launch

TOMY has embarked on a new licensing collaboration with Universal Brand Development to launch a new line of pre-school toys for its popular Toomies brand, based on the blockbuster Jurassic World franchise. Jurassic World id a $5 billion global franchise, and with Jurassic World: Dominion scheduled for release in June …

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Plush toy specialist Posh Paws readies for “biggest year yet” thanks to heavyweight licensing portfolio

The plush toy specialist, Posh Paws International, is preparing for what looks to be its ‘biggest year yet,’ as it readies for 2021 with a raft of new releases and licensed launches based on some of the biggest children’s entertainment franchises of the past decade. With a portfolio brimming with …

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Super Mario, Cocomelon, Back to the Future: Here’s the long list of all DreamToys 2020 picks for this Christmas

This year’s long list of DreamToys – the predicted best-selling toys and games for Christmas 2020 – is a mix of ‘those that have kept families entertained over lockdown’ and boundary pushing innovation destined ‘to impress under the Christmas tree.’ Alongside the DreamToys Top 12 Toys for Christmas, the committee has …

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Universal launches Jurassic World Evolution: Claire’s Sanctuary

Universal Pictures is continuing to build out its Jurassic World universe with the launch of a new digital spin-off in Jurassic World Evolution: Claire’s Sanctuary. Created by Frontier Developments, the new platform is a premium downloadable content pack for PC< PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and includes a host of …

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Barbie, Hot Wheels and Jurassic World buoy first quarter sales for Mattel

Barbie, Hot Wheels, Jurassic World and the excitement around this year’s Toy Story 4 release have helped Mattel to better than expected first quarter financials, with smaller losses and improved gross margins. While net sales dropped three per cent to $689.2 million the fall in sales was less than expected, …

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Universal’s Despicable Me, Jurassic World and Trolls land on Punchbowl platform

The online invitations and digital greeting cards firm, Punchbowl has secured a new deal with Universal Brand Development to bring its Despicable Me, Jurassic World and DreamWorks’ Trolls into the fold. More than 20 new invitation designs have been created for the launch that allows parents to customise invites with …

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