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YouTube Powerhouse CKN Toys Appoints Haven for Global Consumer Products Program

YouTube Powerhouse CKN Toys Appoints Haven for Global Consumer Products Program

With 10 billion (yes, that’s billion with a b!) views translating to the equivalent of over 41,000 years of accumulated viewership, YouTube star CKN Toys has continued to grow in popularity to become the #2 toy reviewer/unboxer on the platform – boasting over 450 million views in the last 30 days alone. A reported 81%…

Merchantwise’s May Gibbs Partners with Erstwilder for a Second Collaboration

Merchantwise’s May Gibbs Partners with Erstwilder for a Second Collaboration

Merchantwise Licensing’s May Gibbs has again partnered with Australian collectible resin jewellery brand, Erstwilder. The second collaboration for the two brands, this new range includes six brooches featuring quintessential May Gibbs imagery. The brands first came together in 2017 and marked the first licensed jewellery range for May Gibbs. “We are thrilled to be launching…

Netflix and Ellen Join Forces for Animated Green Eggs And Ham – Streaming Late 2019

Netflix and Ellen Join Forces for Animated Green Eggs And Ham – Streaming Late 2019

Do you like Green Eggs and Ham? If so, you’re in for a treat, as 2019 will see the release of a 13 episode animated series of Dr Seuss’ classic book on Netflix. Produced by Ellen DeGeneres and featuring the vocal talents of Diane Keaton, Adam Devine, Michael Douglas and many more, the show is…

Haven to Bring Iconic UCLA Lifestyle Brand Down-Under to Celebrate 100 Years

Haven to Bring Iconic UCLA Lifestyle Brand Down-Under to Celebrate 100 Years

Haven Global has announced a partnership with the University of California Los Angeles, giving local retailers and labels the opportunity to partner with this truly iconic global brand. With a year-long centennial celebration kicking off this May, UCLA has become a powerhouse brand across the globe. Famous for a strong, long-running history of sports as…

TSBA Group Appoints Merchantwise Licensing as Licensing Agent for Transport for London within Australia & New Zealand

TSBA Group Appoints Merchantwise Licensing as Licensing Agent for Transport for London within Australia & New Zealand

TSBA Group has appointed Merchantwise Licensing to act as the Australian & New Zealand licensing agent for Transport for London (TfL), effective immediately. This new partnership will see Merchantwise Licensing working very closely with retailers and licensees to build new licensing opportunities in all product areas for TfL in the region. TfL is the integrated…

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…

BlackMilk Australia Announce Global Rick and Morty Range

BlackMilk Australia Announce Global Rick and Morty Range

BlackMilk Clothing, the Australia-based online fashion house known for its colourful tight-fitting stretchwear products, has partnered with Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty to launch a new 19-piece collection. The fan-favourite animated comedy – and its eclectic band of aliens and intergalactic worlds – will be used across the collection including on dresses, blouses, swimwear and…