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Spin Master launches toy and game recycling scheme with TerraCycle in the US and Australia

The global toy company, Spin Master has partnered with the international recycling organisation, TerraCycle to launch its own toys and games recycling scheme across the US and Australia. Through the Spin Master Recycling Programme, consumers will now be able to send in Spin Master toys and games to TerraCycle to …

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Dr Seuss Enterprises lands new eco-friendly partners for The Lorax ahead of Earth Day 2021

Dr. Seuss Enterprises is celebrating Earth Day and the 50th anniversary of its popular title, The Lorax, with the launch of a line-up of sustainable brand partnerships that underscore the book’s core message of environmental activism. Launched to tie in with Earth Day this year, the range will span new …

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Men in Black, Ghostbusters, and Jumanji land their own thrill rides at world’s first Colombia Pictures theme park

Men in Black, Ghostbusters, Jumanji, and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs will each be getting their own thrill rides thanks to a new partnership between Sony Pictures Entertainment and Amazon Falls to open the world’s first Colombia Pictures theme and waterpark. The 14-acre location will be set within the …

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Mr Men and Little Miss looks to EMEA licensing with industry newcomers Boutique Licensing Agency

The new, EMEA-focused licensing agency, Boutique Licensing Agency, has secured a partnership with Sanrio to represent the licensing rights for the iconic British brand, Mr Men and Little Miss across the region. Established just this year, Boutique Licensing Agency – or BLA – is a new to the scene agency …

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24 Hours of Le Mans renews IMG partnership to build 2023 Centenary licensing programme

The world’s oldest active sports car endurance race, 24 Hours of Le Mans is eyeing a new move into the toys, games, and collectables space as the prestigious annual event nears its 100th anniversary in 2023. Under the renewal of its longstanding licensing representation agreement with IMG, the brand owner, …

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Sacrée Bluey! BBC Studios appoints France TV Distribution as French licensing agency for Bluey

BBC Studios has appointed France TV Distribution as its French licensing agent for the multi-award winning children’s series, Bluey across the region. It arrives as France Televisions also secured the title for France 5. Bluey is the latest to join the family of must-have properties within the France TV Distribution …

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Banijay Brands partners with Tactile Games to launch latest Simon’s Cat title, Simon’s Cat: Story Time

Banijay Brands has teamed with Tactile Games to launch a new mobile app game based on the popular animated property, Simon’s Cat. Launched on Apple Arcade, the new title Simon’s Cat: Story Time follows the success that the IP has seen in the mobile gaming space to date. Simon’s Cat: …

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Team GB partners with Moonpig for greetings and gifts lines ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Team GB has landed a new partnership with the greetings card and gifting platform, Moonpig in a deal that will witness the launch of multiple new product lines, including cards, e-cards, mugs and t-shirts featuring designs focused on Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and birthdays. The range has been developed to …

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The Insights People rebrands as The Insights Family and launches Portal 4.0

The kids’, parents, and family market intelligence outfit, The Insights People has officially rebranded as The Insights Family, with a renewed purpose of ‘being the voice of children. parents, and families,’ as well as a ‘business-critical partner for the world’s top brands.’  The company, which provides real-time data on their …

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“Game changer” | Funko celebrates potential for NFT market with TokenHead acquisition

Funko is strengthening its position amid the global collectables scene by making a play for the NFT space through the acquisition of a majority ownership stake in TokenWave, the developer behind TokenHead. TokenHead is recognised as a leading mobile app and website for showcasing and tracking Non-Fungible Token or NFT, …

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