Tag Archives: puzzles

Publisher World Book eyes toys, games, puzzles and more with JRL Group

The Chicago-based international book publisher, World Book, is looking is making its move into the toys, games, puzzles, and science kits space with the appointment of the brand licensing agency, JRL Group. Under the partnership, JRL Group will develop a strategic licensing programme that leverages the global recognition of World …

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Zavvi teams with DUST! to launch ultra-exclusive pop culture puzzles range

The UK online retailer Zavvi has partnered with DUST! to launch a new limited-edition range of fully-licensed movie themed jigsaw puzzles, bringing the artwork of some of cinema’s best-loved cult classics to the jigsaw space. The partnership witnesses the launch of 12 limited edition 1000-piece jigsaw puzzles, each featuring images …

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Rachel Lowe launches Beano board game to celebrate 70 years of Dennis the Menace

The iconic British comic brand, Beano is celebrating the 70th anniversary of Dennis the Menace’s first appearance with the launch of a new board game developed by the award-winning designer, Rachel Lowe. In a partnership secured by Rocket Licensing on behalf of Beano Studios, the new Beano game will bring …

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NPD: UK toy market grows five per cent, fulled by games, puzzles, and kidult toy fans

The lockdown success of the games and puzzles market, a surge in the kidult market, and early Christmas trading all fuelled by the restrictions and implications of the Covid-19 pandemic, has helped the UK toy market hit a five per cent sales increase for its overall value. According to the …

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The Point. 1888 secures raft of licensees for Moonbug’s CoComelon across books, arts & crafts, puzzles and more

The hit children’s brand, CoComelon has strengthened its licensing portfolio with the addition of no fewer than 11 new licensing partners, thanks to a slate of signings secured by The Point. 1888 on behalf of the pre-school IP owner, Moonbug Entertainment. The brand extension specialist was brought on board in …

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Gibsons extends its partnership with Transport for London in new deal via the TSBA Group

Following record sales of its London Underground-inspired card game, Mind the Gap, the family owned jigsaw and board game outfit, Gibsons has expanded its partnership with Transport for London. In a deal brokered by TSBA Group – the licensing agent for Transport for London – Gibsons will produce a raft …

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Simon’s Cat lands new board game, card games, and puzzles deals

Simon’s Cat is slinking into the card games, board games, and puzzles sector thanks to a trio of new partnerships to have been signed by the global content creator, producer, and distributor, Endemol Shine. Inspired by the hit animated series, Simon’s Cat, the popular moggy will be making its debut …

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Rock Saws gets royal treatment with range of Queen puzzles

Zee Productions is continuing to roll out a raft of titles designed to shake up the puzzles sector with artwork from some of rock music’s most iconic albums, this time turning its hand to the legendary stadium rockers, Queen. In partnership with Bravado, the sub-division of Universal Music and licensing …

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