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Space Invaders – The Board Game: “Videogames are part of our cultural heritage”

Video game brands are now simply a part of our cultural heritage, is the message to come from 612 Entertainment, the company behind a project to bring the iconic arcade game, Space Invaders to the board gaming market. The firm’s president Robert Colman has outlined his mission to expand the …

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LIMA welcomes “new era of licensing” with Licensing International rebrand

LIMA, the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association is marking the new era of the professional licensing community, rebranding itself as Licensing International from today. The new name, identity and visual language has all been designed to “better reflect the current state of the licensing industry and where it’s headed in the future.” …

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Incredibles and Moana falter for Jakks Pacific Q1 sales, but hope seen in Toy Story 4, Frozen 2 and Godzilla

Blame for a stark downturn in 2019 Q1 sales of 23.8 per cent compared to the same period the year prior at Jakks Pacific, has been placed at the doors of Toys R Us, as well as a decline in previously strong performing licenses such as The Incredibles 2, Moana, …

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Iconix to bring ‘godfather of tattoo culture’ Ed Hardy to new generation

Iconix Brand Group is celebrating the legacy of the ‘godfather of modern tattoos,’ and international artist, Don ‘Ed’ Hardy through a new licensing partnership with Vanilla Star. The new partnership will re-introduce the Ed Hardy brand to the US and Canada. Ed Hardy is one of 30 consumer brands owned …

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Diadora expands Adult Swim partnership with new Rick and Morty collection

Diadora is launching part two of an exclusive capsule collection themed around the popular Adult Swim animation, Rick and Morty. It follows the earlier success of the sport brand’s first release under its partnership with Turner. TheRick and Morty x Diadora collection features a fresh take on two original Diadora …

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Ravensburger and Blues Clothing signs up with The Tetris Company

Ravensburger is to launch a range of new puzzles themed on the iconic video game Tetris across the UK and Ireland this autumn, following a new licensing agreement with the popular Tetris brand. It’s just part of a sweep of recent partner signings for the Tetris brand, marking its 35th …

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Now Peaky Blinders is getting its own escape room experience… and it’s launching in Birmingham

In a fitting tribute to both the hit TV series and its historical context, Birmingham is to become home to the world’s first official Peaky Blinders escape room experience. Endemol Shine Group and Caryn Mandabach Productions have partnered with the Midlands-based Escape Live to develop the first escape room experience …

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Thrash-metal icons Slayer ‘show no mercy’ with Tatami Fightwear Kimonos

The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu focused sports brand, Tatami Fightwear has launched a new range of BJJ Kimonos paying homage to the thrash-metal icons, Slayer. Following the success of its Slayer Reign in Blood and Slayer Eagle rash guards, both of which were launched last year, Tatami has brought two new Brazilian …

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LEGO is launching new DreamWorks Trolls sets in Universal Brand Development partnership

Universal Brand Development and the LEGO Group have forged a new agreement to launch a range of construction sets based on the DreamWorks Animation film franchise, Trolls. The new range is inspired by characters and scenes from the forthcoming feature film Trolls World Tour. “We are excited to build upon …

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