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Worlds Apart, a creator of children’s lifestyle products, has partnered with U.K. distributor Click Distribution.
High Resolution Design, a plush design company, has secured two new licenses–Pringles and “Thunderbirds Are Go”–ahead of its London Toy Fair debut.
Entertainment One has secured a raft of new licensees for its animated preschool series “PJ Masks.”
Smiley and global footwear brand Palladium have joined forces to create a festival footwear collection in honor of both brands’ anniversary this year.
Grant Gie has joined Sambro as commercial director in order to further drive the company’s continued growth and development.
Cheeky Little Media has tapped Tomy to serve as the master toy partner for its animated preschool series “Kazoops.”
Cartamundi has launched a new shuffle card game inspired by the Nickelodeon and Spin Master’s preschool series “Paw Patrol.”
The Smiley Company has tapped licensee Camfoni to create a new collection of kids’ apparel inspired by the classic Smiley brand.
Rocket Licensing, a U.K.-based licensing agency, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, has tapped Pyramid International to launch the U.K.’s first stationery range for “DC Super Hero Girls.”
BBC Worldwide has appointed Golden Bear as the master toy partner for its children’s series “Justin’s House.”
Brand and Deliver has created a U.K. brand partnership campaign with Pizza Hut, Shoe Zone and Abellio Greater Anglia, a train operator in London, to promote Sony Pictures’ Goosebumps.
The Gromit character, of Aardman Animation’s “Wallace & Gromit” property, will take over Bristol, England, as 16 sculptures from the Hong Kong exhibition “The Greatest Dog Show on Earth” dot the landscape.
The National Retail Federation has released its 19th annual Top 250 Global Powers of Retailing report providing a look at the world’ largest retailers and e-retailers.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has added Centum Books as a publishing licensee in the U.K. and Ireland.
Technicolor, an underlying rights holder of “The Deep,” and DHX Media have granted the U.K.’s BBC to air the underwater adventure series on CBBC beginning this March.
U.K.-based high street retailer The Entertainer has opened two new stores in Dundee and Dunfermline, Scotland.
King, a part of Activision Blizzard, has partnered with Puzzler Media to launch the magazine Candy Crush Puzzles.
Kaiken Publishing, an affiliate of Rovio Entertainment, has acquired the worldwide publishing rights for Toonbox Animation’s “Qumi-Qumi” and “Kit^n^Kate.”
Valentina has partnered with Euromoda for a new bedding range inspired by her new Épale! collection, in a deal brokered by MGL Licensing.
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