29 Mar 2022

Acamar Films’ award-winning pre-school series Bing is poised for further growth in the Nordics, announcing Maki as the property’s new pan-regional master toy partner. The agreement follows the contract renewal with licensing agent Alicom, as Bing continues to deliver strong broadcast ratings across the region.   Bing’s global master toy partner Golden Bear has signed the agreement with M...

29 Mar 2022

Brand Licensing specialist The Point.1888 and its sub agents across EMEA have signed a raft of new licensee deals for Moonbug Entertainment’s hit brands Blippi, CoComelon and Morphle. The new deals come on the back of recent news that Blippi is now available on demand via streaming giants Netflix and HBO Max, with Blippi Wonders joining both platforms this spring, Blippi’s Treehouse laun...

29 Mar 2022

Rubies Masquerade is bolstering its expertise within the toy and dress-up industry with an internal promotion and two new hires. Following the change of role for Georges Ghougassian to Director of Licensing & Brands, Rubies has appointed Caroline Masson to lead the company’s EMEA Brand & Marketing initiative. Caroline has spent the last five years at IMC France as Senior Marketin...

29 Mar 2022

A former Chief Sub of Red magazine, Tessa Clayton is the Digital Editor of Licensing.biz and ToyNews. As a freelance journalist she specialised in writing about parenting and family life, and has contributed to a wide variety of publications and websites including Tesco online, Mother & Baby, Livingetc, Junior, Boots Health & Beauty, Practical Parenting and babycentre...

29 Mar 2022

Yoto, the audio platform for kids behind the critically acclaimed and award-winning Yoto Player and recently launched Yoto Mini, has added 16 additional titles to its ever-expanding library of Disney favourites. The titles, which include Star Wars: The Original Trilogy, The Muppets Most Wanted and Frozen 2, can simply be inserted into a Yoto device for independent screen-free storytime ...

29 Mar 2022

Family-focused marketing agency Kids Industries (KI) has completed a 360 degree rebranding and design project with mental health and wellbeing curriculum provider, iSpace Wellbeing. The culmination of the project sees the business launch a digital wellbeing product that serves children of all ages and creates a safe place for them to go for support. With an exciting whole-school approach...