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The First Teaser Trailer of The Angry Birds Movie 2 is Out!

The First Teaser Trailer of The Angry Birds Movie 2 is Out!

A message from Finland: Anyone else tired of being surrounded by ice and snow, and dealing with the cold weather woes of winter? We might be getting some relief soon, but relief can’t come soon enough for a certain new character featured in the new teaser trailer for The Angry Birds Movie 2. Meet Zeta….

StudioCanal and Nickelodeon Announce Global Deal for All-New “Paddington” Television Series

StudioCanal and Nickelodeon Announce Global Deal for All-New “Paddington” Television Series

StudioCanel, Nickelodeon and award- winning producer David Heyman today announced a global deal for a brand-new “Paddington” (working title) television series for pre-schoolers. Actor Ben Whishaw (Paddington 1 & 2) will reprise his role as the beloved voice of the title character in the new CG-animated series, which follows the adventures of a younger Paddington….

The Wiggles Appoint Headstart and WowWee as Toy Partners

The Wiggles Appoint Headstart and WowWee as Toy Partners

The Wiggles have recently appointed Headstart as their Master Toy Partner in Australia and New Zealand and WowWee as their Master Toy Partner in North America. “We are excited about the innovation and creativity that the dynamic duo of Headstart and WowWee will bring to The Wiggles brand in both Australia and North America,” said…

Jasnor Set to Launch Micro Motorz in 2019

Jasnor Set to Launch Micro Motorz in 2019

Jasnor is preparing for this year’s Toy Hobby and Licensing Fair, where they will preview the new Teamsterz Micro Motorz collectible vehicle series. With six different surprises to discover, it’s anticipated that this new collectible range will prove popular with young racing fans. Kids can unwrap the foil exterior to reveal three chambers, plus a…

Brace for Impact – The Angry Birds Movie 2 Comes Crashing into Cinemas this August!

Brace for Impact – The Angry Birds Movie 2 Comes Crashing into Cinemas this August!

Our trio of heroes returns once again to protect bird-kind in an animated comedy that promises plenty of gleeful destruction and off-the-wall humour, with some unexpected twists along the way. The sequel is a follow up to the hilarious animated blockbuster hit “The Angry Birds Movie” which grossed more than $352M at the global box…

Miniso Goes Global with Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time

Miniso Goes Global with Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time

Miniso has teamed up with Cartoon Network to present an epic 264-item collection of Adventure Time products in its stores across 62 territories around the world. From Europe to Asia, and Africa to North America and South America, the retailer is stacking its shelves with items featuring iconic characters including Finn, Jake, BMO and Lumpy…

Sesame Street Celebrates 50 Years and Counting

Sesame Street Celebrates 50 Years and Counting

It all began in 1969 on a street where colourful Muppets and humans lived – and learned – side by side. Today, 50 years later, Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organisation behind Sesame Street, announced a yearlong anniversary celebration to mark the occasion. Throughout 2019, Sesame Workshop will bring people together around the timeless lessons that Sesame…

LIMA International Licensing Awards 2019

LIMA International Licensing Awards 2019

For 33 years, the LIMA International Licensing Awards have served as the pinnacle of achievement in brand licensing. Every year, as executives from around the world converge in Las Vegas at the industry’s largest trade gathering – Licensing Expo – we take a few hours to shine a spotlight on the innovation and accomplishments of our…

James Thurlow Appointed as CEO of Jasnor

James Thurlow Appointed as CEO of Jasnor

Jasnor (Australia) Pty Ltd have appointed James Thurlow as CEO with immediate effect. Most recently James has served as Sales and Marketing Director following a number of prior roles in the company. “We are very pleased to have James assume this leadership role in our company” says Noel Thurlow, Chairman of Jasnor. “James has demonstrated…

Merchantwise’s May Gibbs Partners with Kip&Co for Fourth Collection of Bedding and Apparel

Merchantwise’s May Gibbs Partners with Kip&Co for Fourth Collection of Bedding and Apparel

Merchantwise’s May Gibbs has yet again partnered with celebrated lifestyle brand, Kip&Co for a brand-new collection of bedding, adult, children’s and baby apparel celebrating the very best of May Gibbs’ Australian flora, fauna and magical little creatures. The range which has just hit retail is the fourth collaboration between the two brands, first launching in…