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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 […]

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Undertaker: The Last Ride

Undertaker: The Last Ride, WWE®’s new five-episode limited series event premiered on WWE Network on Sunday, May 10. The highly-anticipated documentary series gives viewers an unprecedented look at Mark Calaway, the man behind the legendary Undertaker, as he prepares for the final chapters of his storied 30-year career in WWE. The Bugg Report provides a […]

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We Speak to Marco Hüsges — CEO & Founder of the emoji company

Marco can you tell us a little about your ongoing brand development and protection of your character library and also your new 3D and augmented reality advancement? The emoji company is the owner of the emoji® trademark in 100+ jurisdictions all over the world and developed the world´s largest library of protected emoji® brand icons […]

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Universal Brand Development — March 2020

We speak to Jo Pascoe — Universal Brand Development VP Consumer Products Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia and India. Thank you for speaking with The Bugg Report. As an introduction, can you tell us about Universal Brand Development? Universal Brand Development (UBD) was established four years ago with the objective of building brands and […]

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Haven Truly Global — We Speak to Tom & Yvonne

Apart from Haven’s amazing Australian & New Zealand business, we understand that they have been actively ramping up some global brands. To understand more, we asked Tom and Yvonne from Haven more about what they’ve got going on in international markets. TOM — We are thrilled to be at the forefront of the new content […]

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The Evolution of Toy Networx

The toy industry continues to be challenged across a number of metrics including declining birth rates, reducing shop fronts, changing consumer shopping patterns and technology-based products, which compete against more traditional toy-based ranges. As is always the case, change also creates opportunity for smart people and businesses that can see how they need to interact […]