Tag Archives: Universal

Hasbro and Universal launch Transformers x Jurassic Park mash-up… proving that life does find a way

Even if you could never have imagined it, life… (you’ve guessed it), finds a way. Hasbro has finally partnered up with Universal Brand Development and Amblin Entertainment to create the DNA mash-up we’ve all been waiting for; bringing Jurassic Park and the Transformers franchise together for the first time. Under …

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Gaming phenomenon Exploding Kittens makes licensing move with Universal and Illumination’s Minions

The analogue games manufacturer, Exploding Kittens – recognised for setting the record with the most backed game on Kickstarter to date – is eyeing a new move into licensing with the launch its Exploding Minions game next month. Developed in partnership with Universal Brand Development and Illumination, the new titles …

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The Who becomes latest rockers to join The Royal Mint’s Music Legends series of commemorative coins

The iconic British band, The Who has become the latest to join The Royal Mint’s ‘Music Legends’ series with the launch of a new range of collectable coins, joining an esteemed list that features Queen, Elton John, and David Bowie. The mark the launch, co-founding member and lead singer of …

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Icefresh Foods launches Minions Ice Creams exclusively with Aldi stores across the UK

Icefresh Foods has embarked on a new partnership with Universal Brand Development to launch a line of Minions Ice Creams, a range taking inspiration from the hit kids’ franchise and launched exclusively with Aldi stores across the UK. The range – marking Aldi’s first – has hit stores from today …

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Papa’s got a brand new bag | How Rocksax is having fun and finding growth in the digital age of music

The music merchandise specialist, Rocksax, has undergone somewhat of a transformation over the course of the pandemic. Nothing quite as drastic as a full-blown Jefferson Airplane to Starship transition, but noteworthy all the same. Click through to the Rocksax online platform and you’ll be met with an engaging product showcase …

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Plush toy specialist Posh Paws readies for “biggest year yet” thanks to heavyweight licensing portfolio

The plush toy specialist, Posh Paws International, is preparing for what looks to be its ‘biggest year yet,’ as it readies for 2021 with a raft of new releases and licensed launches based on some of the biggest children’s entertainment franchises of the past decade. With a portfolio brimming with …

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Waxwork Records lifts lid on Universal’s 1932 classic horror The Mummy Spinature

Waxwork Records, the cult and pop culture record label and specialist in the collectables space, has lifted the lid on its latest Spinature collectable figure: The Mummy, as played by British actor William Henry Platt (stage name of Boris Karloff) who played the infamous monster in Universal’s 1932 classic fantasy …

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Waxwork Records brings Universal Monsters portfolio to the toys and collectables market

The US underground and pop culture company Waxwork Records has made its first foray into the toys and collectables market with the launch of Spinatures that kicks off with a partnership with Universal and the studio’s classic horror portfolio. Aimed at the adult collector market, the new Spinatures launch is …

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AR Discs is bringing Universal DreamWorks characters into the collectable augmented reality market

Augmented Reality has found its way into the hobbies and collectables market, thanks to an innovative new partnership between Universal DreamWorks and the tech toy developer, AR Discs. Characters from the hit film franchises such as Shrek, Trolls, How to Train Your Dragon, Kung Fu Panda, and more are among …

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H&M launches its Minions Kids Collection globally

Universal has launched its global partnership with the fashion retailer H&M to bring Minions back to the high street (and online) with a new apparel and accessories collection. The Minions x H&M Kids Collection has launched to the global stage, with a range that includes ‘mischievous and sweet graphic tees’, …

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