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Perfetti van Melle teams up with Thailand brand Take n’ Care

Perfetti van Melle has teamed up with Thailand brand Take n’ Care for a new line of bath and body products inspired by Chupa Chups. Dubbed Don’t Eat Me, the collection features Chupa Chups flavours including strawberry cream, ice cola, cherry cola, vanilla paradise, green apple, coconut and pineapple and choco mint. With the teaming up in force, fans will be able to get their hands on a range of items from bath, hair and shower products to body lotion and hand and nail cream. “We are excited to have…

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Publishing 

New Minecraft: Official Magazine will hit store shelves in the UK from 2nd August

Egmont Publishing has declared that the new Minecraft: Official Magazine will hit store shelves in the UK from August 2nd. The publishing house has been earlier responsible for the official Minecraft books that topped charts selling upwards of 9 million copies in the UK market alone. The Minecraft: Official Magazine is the only Minecraft magazine that is developed in partnership with Mojang for its 55 million-strong active user base. “Outstanding publishing for children means curating and packaging quality content in a desirable print format that they can collect and share with…

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Sainsbury’s teams up with three for an exclusive Peppa Pig book

Sainsbury’s has teamed up with eOne, BookTrust and Penguin Random House for an exclusive Peppa Pig book to be sold in its stores. The interactive story book titled Shop with Peppa will see the popular pre-school character complete a series of day-to-day activities, it has been reported. The activity forms part of a broader alliance for the Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards which is held in partnership with literacy charity BookTrust in August. Pete Selby, head of books and music at Sainsbury’s, said: “We’re delighted to have commissioned this exclusive book with…

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Hong Kong-based VTech expands children’s wearable line

After a 12 per cent increase in group revenue to a record US$2.1 million for the year ended March 31, 2017, Hong Kong-based VTech has expanded its Kidizoom children’s wearable line with two new camera-equipped devices—the Kidizoom Action Cam 180 and Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2. Selling for US$49.99, the Action Cam 180 features a 180-degree rotatable camera that lets kids take pictures and selfies from all angles also includes slow- and fast-motion shooting options.live streaming movie Get Out online It also comes with the same accessories of the original Kidizoom Action Cam, including bike…

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Merchandise Licensing 

Remarkable Brands gets a number of licensees under its wings

New York-based licensing and branding agency Remarkable Brands has signed a number of new partners across a range of categories including plush, party goods and stationery. Under the deals, new products inspired by social media star Doug the Pug will be unleashed at select retailers across the US later this year.movie The Lego Batman Movie 2017 download The new licensees include American Greetings (paper and digital greeting cards, gift card holders, gift packaging, decorative door covers, window clings, party goods, stickers), Gund (plush toys and accessories, drinkware, ceramic molded mugs, travel mugs,…

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TV Series Licensing 

WDR Mediagroup licenses Gigglebug to UK’s Milkshake!’s digital services

Germany’s WDR Mediagroup has licensed Gigglebug Entertainment’s children’s series Gigglebug to UK-based Milkshake!’s digital services. The Channel 5 pre-school block has added the series to its brand-new YouTube channel marking the first time that Gigglebug will air in the UK. The initial five episodes are available now with two new episodes to be released every week. It will also be available on milkshake.tv, the block’s website. The 52 x five-minute toon was originally commissioned by YLE in Finland and SRF in Switzerland. It has been picked up by broadcasters across Europe including SVT (Sweden), DRTV…

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Nickelodeon teams up with IDW Games to release a variety of tabletop games

With a team up with Nickelodeon, IDW Games has released a number of tabletop games that features characters from its ‘90s properties. The first game, titled Nickelodeon Splat Attack!, is an all-out food fight between a host of Nick ‘90s characters. During the game, players will control teams which are divided along brands as they thrust food at each other in an effort to hold key positions on the themed-food court and become ‘King of the Court.’ Nickelodeon Splat Attack!, as well as other upcoming games from IDW Publishing  will…

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National Wildlife Federation ties up with Uware Brands

The National Wildlife Federation has tied up with Uware Brands to create a collection of apparel for supporters of the wildlife conservation and non-profit education. The new range will initially launch as a line of graphic t-shirts with highlights including the National Wildlife Federation American eagle shirt, moose shirt and the Ranger Rick traditional shirt. “Uware has a long history of creating great wildlife designs that will help our members and fans engage with our brand and proudly show their support for the natural world,” says Deana Duffek, head, brand…

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Merchandise Licensing 

Jim Henson Company taps goods retailer Little Hippie for merchandise

The Jim Henson Company has tapped apparel and home goods retailer Little Hippie for merchandise based on Labyrinth and Fraggle Rock. The lines will include apparel for infant and toddlers, adult apparel, accessories and home goods for direct and online sales as well as selected specialty and mid-tier retail locations nationwide. Home goods will include Little Hippie’s signature woven cotton blankets, fleece blankets, tapestries, bed linens and posters while the accessory collection will include pins, tote bags and hats. “As someone who grew up watching Fraggle Rock, I can attest…

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Event 

2nd edition of Moscow Licensing Summit on 19th September

The second edition of Moscow Licensing Summit will take place in the capital of Russia at the World Trade Center on 19 September. Conducted by Grand Expo, the organiser of the annual licensing show Licensing World Russia, the Moscow Licensing Summit 2017 is now the unique annual event of its kind in Russia. This one-day of a complete dive into the licensing industry will gather high-quality professional audience: right holders and licensing agencies, licensees, retailers, brand and marketing managers, consultants, investors, financial analysts, wholesalers and leading business media representatives. Moscow…

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