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US: Sesame Workshop builds global toy portfolio with MasterPieces Sesame Street partnership

The iconic pre-school property, Sesame Street is continuing to grow its international portfolio of toy partners, having signed a new partnership with the US games, puzzles, toys, and crafts specialist, MasterPieces. The new MasterPieces Sesame Street products will begin to appear on shelves across the US this summer with a …

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Star Wars and Disney reveal new brand identity for all official videogames, Lucasfilm Games

Lucasfilm, Star Wars, and Disney have revealed a new brand identity for the home of all officially licensed Star Wars video games, a legacy that now crosses the decades, with the unveiling of Lucasfilm Games. The new unit isn’t a publisher or development studio, but will be acting as a …

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Percy the Park Keeper picks up partnership with Poetic Brands for baby and children’s apparel

The evergreen children’s property, Percy the Park Keeper is moving in on the baby, children’s wear, and accessories space thanks to a new partnership with Poetic Brands, adding to the firm’s strengthening portfolio across the kids’ market. The collection with include babywear, layette and baby accessories including bibs, hats, scratch …

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BBC Studios launches Bluey: The Album on US streaming platforms in Demon Music Group partnership

BBC Studios has partnered with Demon Music Group Ltd for the US launch of the first album from its hit pre-school series, Bluey across all major streaming platforms. Titled Bluey: The Album, the release will feature singles Keepy Uppy, Here Come the Grannies, and Instrument Parade. The album will feature …

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Retail warns of “revenue-crushing” impact on sector should click-and-collect ban spread

The British Retail Consortium and Scottish Retail Consortium have warned that the curb on non-essential click and collect services could prove ‘disastrous for an already beleaguered retail industry,’ with far wider implications for the UK’s retail sector should the ban widen. The warning has been issued since yesterday’s breaking announcement …

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Pokémon celebrates 25 years with toy collabs, new content, and a music programme led by Katy Perry

The Pokémon Company International is celebrating its milestone 25th anniversary with a wide-ranging raft of new partnerships, product roll-outs, and activations that includes special anniversary merchandise from licensees such as Jazwares, Mattel, Funko, and The Wand Company. New product from its portfolio of global partners will coincide with landmark partnerships …

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FIFA launches FIFA Sound to bridge football fans, music, players and artists through new platform

FIFA is launching a new entertainment platform designed to bridge the space between football fans, music enthusiasts, players, artists, and the game, with the introduction of FIFA Sound. “FIFA’s vision is to make football truly global, accessible and inclusive. The crossover between football and music underscores this wider cultural relevance. …

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Silvergate Media unveils world’s biggest Octonauts attraction at Sea Life Shanghai

Silvergate Media has released the first images from the launch of the world’s biggest Octonauts attraction at Merlin Entertainment’s Changfeng Ocean World in Shanghai, part of the Sea Life global aquarium chain. The new Octonauts experience opened its doors to the public on December 28th and visitor numbers are already …

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Withit earmarks ’21 as ‘year of resurgence’ for its character licensed merchandise

Withit is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year by making preparations for a resurgence in popularity and the re-launch of a range of character licensed merchandise to a whole new generation of fans. Founders Dolph Zahid and Brad Caines will be getting the launch underway as it works alongside the …

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Golden Goose names licensing agent for ‘seriously good’ food brand, Twisted

The strategic licensing consultancy, Golden Goose has been appointed by Jungle Creations to develop licensed products under its Twisted brand. Recipes and video content for “unserious food that tastes seriously good” has made Twisted the UK’s No. 1 food brand on social, acquiring over 30 million followers  since 2016.  Award-winning …

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