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Interview with Simon Gresswell from Sanrio

Interview with Simon Gresswell from Sanrio

The Bugg Report catches up with Simon Gresswell, COO Sanrio Global Limited – EMEA, India, Oceania and Mr Men – Worldwide, during his recent trip to Australia in April to discuss all things Sanrio! Great to speak with you Simon; can you tell us about your recent trip down-under to Australia? Thanks, you too. Well,…

Centa IP Expands Portfolio and Staff

Centa IP Expands Portfolio and Staff

Growing Global Agency Expanding Properties and Team Around the World Global licensing agency Centa IP has recently expanded its team and has also signed on a number of new clients, ahead of the Global Licensing Expo in Vegas. In team news, Gail Mitchell has accepted the role of CEO Centa IP globally. Centa IP acquired…

Interview with Talia Goldsmith from WildWorks

Interview with Talia Goldsmith from WildWorks

The Bugg Report sits down with Talia Goldsmith, Director of Licensing at WildWorks Inc to discuss their market leading online social world for kids, Animal Jam, in the lead-up to Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. Animal Jam has been growing strongly since 2010, but it would be great to get an update on recent in-game…

Interview with Andrew Hendy from HeadStart

Interview with Andrew Hendy from HeadStart

The Bugg Report catches up with Andrew Hendy, CEO – HeadStart Toys to learn about their entry into the US market and the amazing growth that the business has experienced. The growth and innovation at HeadStart over recent years has been amazing and they have strategically worked to develop a combination of representing the best…

Interview with Brian Maeda from WWE

Interview with Brian Maeda from WWE

The Bugg Report had the chance to speak to Brian Maeda at WWE for everything that has happened at the company over the past 12 months and to learn about what will be happening in 2018 and beyond for both events, licensing and consumer products. Thank you for taking to time to speak to The…

Krispy Kreme and The Simpsons Unite to Create the Perfect D’ohnut

Krispy Kreme and The Simpsons Unite to Create the Perfect D’ohnut

Doughnut panic, but your animated fueled dreams are about to come true. Two iconic brands, The Simpsons and Krispy Kreme, have brought together the best of both worlds to launch Australia’s first official Simpsons D’ohnut. To celebrate the arrival of the pink frosted treat, Krispy Kreme is giving members of the extended Simpson’s family a…

emoji® – The Iconic Brand teams up for a partnership on magazines

emoji® – The Iconic Brand teams up for a partnership on magazines

emoji ® – The Iconic Brand have teamed up with Productos Editoriales de Colección S.A de C.V for a partnership on magazines with collectable keyring plushes, they launched on the third quarter of 2017 and they will also launch on the second quarter of this year another product: a sticker album which will further product…