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We Speak to Juan de Lascurain — Owner of Dream Big!

Juan de Lascurain is an artist-designer from Mexico City who travels the world painting and exhibiting his work as well as licensing and commercializing his brand Dream Big. Juan is also a sought after speaker about entrepreneurship, design and inspiration to executives from companies, at conferences and expos around the world! The Bugg Report first […]

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We Speak to Brett Varga — Owner of Active Outthere

Active Outthere launched in Australia in 2009 and is dedicated to bringing innovative outdoor products to Australia and beyond. Their focus has always been on supplying independent retailers with high quality, original products with a point of difference. The Bugg Report recently had the chance to speak to Brett Varga, the owner of Active Outthere. […]

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We Speak to Brendan Santamaria — CEO at Seafolly

We learnt recently that one of the all-time Iconic Australian brands, Seafolly, had moved into administration off the back of the on-going global Pandemic. Since being founded in 1975 by Peter Halas at Bondi Beach, it has become a global beacon for fashionable swimwear and lifestyle clothing. As the fashion industry continues to be impacted […]

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Egeez — We Speak to the Founder Nathen Mazri

We recently learnt of a new entrant to the brand licensing distribution chain. As the industry continues to assess the meandering shift of the bricks & mortar retail platform, it is clear that the way we consume is definitely going to be very different into the future. With change comes opportunity and Nathan Mazri and […]

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HeadStart Animation — We Interview Andrew Hendy

Animation is another amazing platform for HeadStart’s global plan and you can’t help but be amazed at the progress of a small Australian locally held helmet company that has been transformed into a globally recognised Toy & Entertainment organisation. Mentored by his father, Andrew Hendy has taken the reins and through innovation is guiding HeadStart […]

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DC FanDome Returns! We Speak to Andrew Bromell

DC FanDome is the place to hear highly anticipated announcements and the latest news, see exclusive footage, and venture into themed worlds designed to entertain everyone from movie and TV superfans to gamers and readers, to families and kids. After a hugely successful first event in August, DC FanDome returns this weekend to give fans […]

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What Is The Fuss All About?

Sam Arcadipane has recently launched her very own brand of collagen-infused organic teas — jumping into the wellness space and the popular interest in collagen, her newly launched brand — Fusspot Collagen Beauty Tea, with its distinct hot pink irreverent branding has, taken the market by storm. Sam Arcadipane is a veteran of the brand […]

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We Interview Jonathan Byrnes CEO Toy Networx

Off the back of a very successful rebrand, Toy Networx announces a global toy partnership with Australian Geographic (AG). In this changing world and without bricks and mortar stores, Australian Geographic have secured a partnership with Toy Networx to develop, market and distribute their toy product around the world. This relationship provides both brands with […]

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HeadStart is set to shake up Outdoor Play!

Feature Interview — Allan Hineman, Business Development Manager at HeadStart International During the global health scare, there have been some toy categories which have shown significant growth. As more families moved to work and operate from their homes, they have been searching for activities that can engage their children whist at home. One of these […]

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Nitro Circus Delivers in Australia: Interview with Brett Clarke

The growing interest in extreme sports is no more evident than in the Nitro Circus brand. Developed by Travis Pastrana, a talented athlete in this field, Nitro has been thrilling audiences all around the world. This unique choreographed sporting platform has developed a strong following from kids and families from all backgrounds. Framed by their […]