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StoryToys launches LEGO DUPLO MARVEL mobile app

StoryToys (a subsidiary of Team17 Group plc), the LEGO Group and Marvel Entertainment have announced the launch of LEGO DUPLO MARVEL, a mobile app for preschoolers. With over one million pre-orders globally, the app is now available from the App Store and Google Play. In LEGO DUPLO MARVEL even the youngest …

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Genius Brands to launch Kartoon Channel! Kidaverse following acquisition of Ameba TV

Genius Brands International has announced that it will be launching its subscription-based Kartoon Channel! Kidaverse on April 15, 2022, at $3.99/month. Kartoon Channel! Kidaverse will be anchored by technology from the acquisition of Ameba TV, a rapidly growing children’s video streaming service. Kartoon Channel! Kidaverse will include all the popular programmes …

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Adidas unites with Peloton for apparel capsule celebrating the digital fitness community

Adidas has unveiled its latest apparel capsule with ongoing international partner Peloton, designed to celebrate the global fitness community. The collection has been made in part with recycled materials and is crafted with signature adidas performance technology that supports workouts across fitness disciplines, from cycling, to running, strength, yoga and more. …

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Jada Toys releases collectible “The Batman” Die-cast Batmobile with Figure

In celebration of the upcoming feature starring the Caped Crusader, manufacturer of premium collectibles Jada Toys has released a 1:18 Die-cast Batmobile, a replica that pays homage to the vehicle seen in the highly anticipated The Batman film. Produced in collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC, the new …

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ARTiSTORY launches artist collaborations programme

Art and cultural IP specialist ARTiSTORY has taken the next step in its licensing model by launching its artist collaborations programme. The partnerships with living artists will see three-way co-branding between brands, artists and museums and gives established and emerging artists the chance to draw inspiration from the rich cultural …

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Mighty Jaxx appoints Alex Neal to spearhead European expansion

Mighty Jaxx, the Singapore-based designer and manufacturer of tech-enabled collectibles and lifestyle products, has announced the appointment of Alex Neal as its Managing Director (Europe) to expand its licensing and retail business across the UK and continental Europe. Based in London, Alex is an industry executive who brings a wealth of …

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The Insights Family expands into new markets

The Insights Family, the kids and family market intelligence specialist, has launched its service into four new international markets. As of 1 January 2022, the company started interviewing kids (3-18s) and parents in Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Argentina and South Africa. This will see the business expand its operations to provide …

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Chefclub announces ‘Chefclub Friends’ animation series

Chefclub, the world’s leading ‘eatertainment’ digital brand, has announced its expansion into the world of animation with Chefclub Friends (52 x 11, TBC), an edutainment series for 5 to 7 year olds starring the animated mascots from Chefclub’s dedicated kids’ network, Chefclub Kids. Chefclub Friends is an action-comedy edutainment series …

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The Memento Group launches UFC Collectibles memorabilia platform

The Memento Group has launched its new memorabilia platform, dedicated to official licensed UFC memorabilia. The new online ecommerce platform, UFC Collectibles, features an extensive and exclusive collection of authentic UFC memorabilia. Under the terms of the agreement brokered by IMG, TMG has become UFC’s global distributor of official licensed UFC memorabilia. Last …

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Nelvana and TIME Studios to develop preschool animation Leela’s Island

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana and TIME Studios Kids and Family, the recently announced kids and family programming division of the Emmy Award-winning TIME Studios, have teamed up to develop the new original preschool series Leela’s Island. Marking the first development partnership between the two renowned companies, and the first preschool content deal for …

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