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Brand’s Hatched: Formula One’s race for the toy aisle

If there’s something not many of us were expecting for 2020, it surely has to be that Formula One is looking to speed into the toy aisle with its first official toy line for kids and collectors alike. Upon momentary reflection, however, it actually makes perfect sense. The F1 brand …

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Rachel Lowe talks a passion for bringing IP to the board gaming sector

Rachel Lowe is the creative mind behind some of the most popular titles in the licensed board game space at the moment and a revered name when it comes to key licenses looking to expand into this ever-growing category. 2019 culminated, for Lowe, with a run of successes, whether it …

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Experiential licensing experts Cityneon acquires Animax

Cityneon Holdings today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Animax Designs, a world leader and global provider of animatronic characters. Animax Designs was founded by Chuck Fawcett in 1989 and just celebrated its 30th year anniversary in the creation of cutting- edge animatronic and interactive characters, animated costumes, …

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Pippi Longstocking makes big plans for UK amid 75th birthday celebrations

It’s been 75 years since Sweden’t most famous literary export, Astrid Lindgren’s Pippi Longstocking arrived from her Mountain top home to the shores of the UK, bringing with her a free-spirit and superhuman strength. Created in 1945 to a backdrop of World War II, Pippi Longstocking wielded her anti-authoritarian thinking …

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The Point. 1888 expands leadership team as it readies for 2020 growth

The Point.1888 is roaring in 2020 with an expanded senior leadership team to meet its five-year expansion plan.  Following a successful 2019, in which four new clients were signed, the brand licensing agency has created two new roles within its leadership team – Head of Retail and Head of Business …

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Reemsborko named UK and Eire licensing agent for Dragon Ball

Reemsborko Ltd, the pop culture licensing specialist run by the industry’s own Max Arguile, has been named the exclusive licensing agent for the whole of the Dragon Ball franchise across the UK and Eire. The appointment was made by Toei Animation Europe, the EMEA media company in charge of the …

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Interview: Soula Zavacopoulos of The London Studio talks originality in the greetings cards space

Soula Zavacopoulos is an award-winning artist and designer and founder of The London Studio, a specialist in the greetings cards category, and a growing name in the wider design-led licensing community, thanks to an ever-expanding portfolio led by Blonde Sheep Licensing. Kicking off Licensing.biz’s 2020 coverage, we chat with Zavacopoulos …

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Start Licensing cooks up a treat as Nadiya Hussain lands toy line with Wilton Bradley

The Great British Bake Off winner, author, TV presenter, and now treasured British personality, Nadiya Hussain, has made her move on the toy space, thanks to a new partnership with Wilton Bradley. In a new deal brokered by Start Licensing, Hussain and Wilton Bradley will release a range of kids …

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The Point. 1888 pairs Jimbobart with Elite Tins for new household gifting line

The Point.1888 has teamed its animal-related giftware client, Jimbobart, with new licensee Elite Tins, a specialist provider of decorated tin boxes.  Since launching in 2009, Jimbobart has gone from hand drawn plates to a leader in boutique giftware. The illustrations, by James Ward, are designed to make people smile and …

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Liverpool, Stranger Things and Peaky Blinders make Danilo’s Top Ten Calendars 2019 chart

Not content with leading the Premier League into the Christmas break,  Liverpool FC has taken point on the Danilo calendar best-seller chart this year for the first time. The official licensed calendar reached number one in the sports calendar chart last year, and has finally made the leap across to …

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