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Pop culture retailer Geek Retreat to open 100 new UK stores as geek chic continues to rise

The UK’s geek culture retailer, Geek Retreat, has detailed its plans to open 100 new stores on high streets across the country over the space of the next two years, part of its own plans to ‘breathe new life into town centres.’ The move follows the rapid rise in the …

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H&A launches plastic-free gifts for kids as firm ramps up its sustainability drive

The toiletry and health and beauty specialist, H&A has taken its own stance against packaging waste with the launch of its new plastic-free stocking fillers, a range that is hitting shelves across the UK this autumn. The new range encompasses a raft of Disney licenses, including Disney Princess and Marvel’s …

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Marvel Mania returns to the global stage for fifth year with new retail and product initiatives

The popular Marvel retail celebration, Marvel Mania, is making its return this year, bringing kids, families, and fans new ways to wear, connect, and play with the franchise, and it is all kicking off this month with a Marvel-sponsored Superhero Series sports challenge. Now in its fifth year, Marvel Mania …

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Disney to launch cloth face coverings and donate proceeds to the Red Cross

Disney is launching a range of non-medical, reusable cloth face coverings featuring Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars characters for kids and families in the UK via its shopDisney platform. As part of the launch, Disney will donate 100 per cent of the proceeds from the sales of the cloth face …

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LEGO brings pop culture to the home with LEGO Art launch featuring Marilyn Monroe, the Beatles, Marvel and Star Wars

What have Marilyn Monroe, The Beatles, the Marvel Universe, and the cast of iconic characters from Star Wars all got in common? Answer, they’re all the subject of a new pop-culture focused LEGO Art launch aimed directly at the adult fans. The LEGO Group has launches a new canvas for …

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Wild + Wolf signs major Disney deal for its growing Ridley’s Games brand

The design-led gifting company, Wild + Wolf has signed a new partnership with Disney to bring a cast of popular Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars properties to its Ridley’s Games portfolio this year. Marking the first licensed range for the growing games brand, the product collection will consist of …

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Disney Store launches first floor Star Wars and Marvel hub, Destination 350

Disney Store has launched a new in-store hub for all things Star Wars and Marvel with the grand opening of D350 (Destination 350) in its London’s Oxford Street store. The new first floor space will house not only the most up to date product for collectors to get their hands …

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Asmodee’s fiction imprint Aconyte secures multi-year deal with Marvel

Asmodee Entertainment’s newly launched fiction imprint, Aconyte, has secured a multi-year agreement with Marvel Entertainment to create stories based around a cast of Marvel’s comic book characters. The first novels are slated to appear in Fall 2020, in trade paperback, ebook and audiobook editions. This marks the Asmodee Group’s third …

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DNC expects “dramatic uplift” in classic and movie Spider-Man sales this summer

DNC, the UK housewares and food and drink product specialist it expecting to see a “dramatic uplift in sales of its classic and movie Spider-Man licensed ranges” this summer, coinciding with the cinematic release of Marvel’s Spider-Man: Far from Home. The company has benefitted from a partnership with Disney at …

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Marvel encourages kids to co-author their own comics with a new educational storytelling app

Disney’s Marvel has partnered with the mobile app publisher Kuato Studios to launch a new educational storytelling platform inspired by and featuring the cast of the heroic universe. Called Marvel Hero Tales, the mobile app offers a new way to experience Marvel stories while helping kids aged nine to 11 …

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