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 •  October 16

PAW Patrol, LEGO, Shopkins...find out where the leading toy brands have placed in this year's Licensing.biz Power List. ToyNews’ sister site, Licensing.biz has published the 2017 Power List of the most influential brands in licensing online for all to read, now. Find out what toy brands have cracked the list this year by clicking here. Voted for by...

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 •  October 16

“Rubik’s Cube was the perfect brand for us as the iconic shape is so easily recognisable and loved by so many." Leading puzzle-maker Gibsons has joined forces with Rubik's Cube to produce a new 500-piece puzzle based on the iconic '80s toy. As the latest addition to Gibson's Iconic Brands Collection, Rubik's joins the likes of Marmite, VW and...

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 •  October 16

“Joining Tactic at such a crucial time in the company’s growth is incredibly exciting." Finnish board game firm Tactic Games has announced a new sales director for its UK arm in the form of Rob Fort, who will work alongside country director, Jeremy Pateman. Fort joins from John Adams Leisure, where he held the position of national account manager,...

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 •  October 16

A video uploaded to the social media platform has garnered over 39 million views and one million shares, driving fans to source the Feisty Pet, the star of the video. Demand for Re:Creation Ltd’s Feisty Pets rnage has ‘skyrocked over the weekend’ after a video featuring the plush toy went viral on Facebook. A video uploaded to the social media...

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 •  October 16

The game is a family-friendly adaptation of the ticket redemption arcade game that sees player launch balls at targets to win prizes. Jakks Pacific has secured a deal with Bay Tek Games to develop a new home version of its popular arcade game, Pull My Finger. The launch of the ticket redemption arcade game-inspired family gaming title will be held...

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 •  October 16

An army of robots are taking to key retail destinations in the UK and Ireland as Magformers launches a major promotional campaign this quarter. Giant robots are invading toy shops across the UK and Ireland, as part of a new promotional campaign for construction toy Magformers. The art-like sculpture installations of the iconic 1.6m tall Giant...

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 •  October 16

Monopoly and Ouija will get the upside-down treatment, along with a new Eggo board game ahead of the launch of the show's second season. Hasbro is prepping to enter 'the upside-down' with a line of board games based on hit Netflix series Stranger Things, ahead of the show's second season. Stranger Things Monopoly will see Hawkins, Indiana and the...

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 •  October 16

The retailer has introduced five new spooky friends for the Halloween season. Build-a-Bear Workshop is getting ready to spook its visitors with a selection of five ghoulish new furry friends set to be introduced for the Halloween season. Visitors will be able to customise their own Starry Night Bat, Skeleteddy, Vampire Teddy and Bright Night Kitty,...

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 •  October 15

NPD has declared the Spin Master and Nickelodeon property the hottest toy property of last month as Sea Patrol continues to hit sales high notes. PAW Patrol has been named the number one toy property for the month of September, according to the latest NPD results. Global toymaker and children’s entertainment form, Spin Master is celebrating another...

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 •  October 15

But a spokesman added that “the overwhelming majority of our vendors are back online and shipping and we continue to work through the small numbers of others to ensure that our customers can shop with confidence.” Toy suppliers have stopped deliveries to the UK arm of Toys R Us over fears the financial struggles of its American company could leave...