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WildBrain CPLG tapped as Motul eyes lifestyle brand extension across apparel, toys, and more

WildBrain CPLG has been tapped as the global agent for the engine oil brand, Motul in an agreement that will mark its first expansion into licensed products. Under the partnership, WildBrain CPLG’s dedicated lifestyle division will target categories including workwear, tool, car and bike maintenance goods, and garage equipment. Plans …

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Spielwarenmesse Summer Edition cancelled over prolonged pandemic problems

Organisers of the Nuremberg toy fair, Spielwarenmesse have confirmed the cancellation of the show’s first Summer Edition, a postponed edition of this year’s show that was scheduled to take place this July. The fair had been moved from its traditional January slot in order to beat the restrictions in place …

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The England Lionesses make history as University Games unveils first all female Subbuteo line-up

University Games is making history with the launch of the first all-female Subbuteo line-up to mass market, thanks to a new partnership with the England Lionesses. The highly anticipated Official England Lionesses Subbuteo Main Game will be available from this May, with each of the detailed Lionesses Subbuteo players sporting …

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Asterix moves home as Little, Brown Book Group’s Sphere takes over all publishing from Hachette Children’s Group

The popular comic book series, Asterix, is moving to a new home with the Little, Brown Book Group’s imprint, Sphere following a deal that will see the team take over the publishing of all Asterix titles from Hachette Children’s Group from this July. The deal will include all 38 albums …

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Miraculous lands slate of new consumer products partners and Disney Channel US broadcast

ZAG is seeing demand for Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir continuing to grow across the US as the studio details its latest raft of licensing partners, as well as a new broadcast deal with Disney Channel US for seasons four and five of the series. Newly signed …

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The Laughing Cow partners with Korean street brand MARKM for apparel and accessories

The French premium cheese brand turned lifestyle icon, The Laughing Cow has partnered with the Korean street casual brand, MARKM to launch a new range of laughing licenses apparel and accessories. In a deal brokered by Infiniss, the non-food licensing agent for The Laughing Cow, Kiri, and Belcube brands in …

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Anderson Entertainment partners with Gail Myerscough to launch limited edition mug set

Anderson Entertainment has detailed a new collaboration with the surface pattern designer and illustrator Gail Myerscough that will witness the launch of a limited edition set of mugs and coasters bearing designs inspired by shows created Gerry Anderson. The designs were commissioned by Jamie Anderson, MD of Anderson Entertainment and …

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Mary Portas and Charlotte Tilbury appeal for Shop Out to Help Out scheme to support indie retailers next month

The High Street hero, Mary Portas has issued a plea to the government to support family-run stores with a Shop Out to Help Out scheme upon the lifting of restrictions on non essential retailers this April 12th. Portas has joined major high street names in fashion and beauty, Henry Holland …

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Nintendo partners with Sanrio to launch character residents and items to Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Nintendo’s hit video game title, Animal Crossing: New Horizon has welcomed a cast of Sanrio residents and themed items through the launch of the Animal Crossing Sanrio Collaboration Pack. Launched to sell out success last week, the pack includes all six amiibo cards from the unique Sanrio Collaboration Series, all …

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Merchantwise Licensing heads up Australian and New Zealand licensing programme for Schitt’s Creek

ITV Studios has tapped Merchantwise Licensing to represent the hit comedy series, Schitt’s Creek for licensing opportunities across Australia and New Zealand. Work has already got underway on a licensing programme, with local partner Caprice Australia engaged for apparel, footwear, headwear, bags and more. Also on board is Merch Mother …

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