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Licensing: Industry news from Gift Focus magazine

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Laurence King Publishing to produce two new gifts for the forthcoming The Amazing Maurice film

Laurence King Publishing will produce two new gifts for the forthcoming The Amazing Maurice Film

Philip Contos, Commissioning Editor for Gift at Laurence King Publishing, part of Orion Books, has acquired rights to produce a 250-piece jigsaw puzzle and children's matching card game (Puzzle at £14.99 and cards at £12.99 inc. UK VAT, for children and families ages 6+) to accompany the release on Sky Cinema of The Amazing Maurice later this year. The film – produced by Cantilever Media and Ulysses Filmproduktion in co-production with Sky – is based on Terry Pratchett's novel The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents (2001), the first Discworld novel for children, which won the Carnegie Medal in 2001.

Posted: 10 February 2022

The Puppet Company signs soft toy contract with WWF-UK

The Puppet Company, the largest wholesaler of puppets and soft toys in Europe, has announced that it has signed a contract with WWF-UK as the new supplier of the soft toys sent to supporters who take out a WWF-UK animal adoption.

The Puppet Company has also announced its accreditation with the eco label Blue Angel. The Puppet Company is the only UK toy company accredited and one of only two toy companies in Europe to be awarded this certification for soft toys, which reduces impacts on the environment.

Posted: 10 December 2021

Fanattik wins best Family Business at the Business Masters Awards

Fanattik, the pop culture specialist is ending 2021 on a high, winning a Business Masters award at a ceremony held in Manchester.

The gift and collectibles company, a licensee for Hasbro, Universal Studios, Microsoft, ViacomCBS and others supply all levels of European gift retail and this award crowns what has been an amazing year for the boutique gift supplier, which is also in the running for a Gift of the Year award with its SpongeBob SquarePants premium bottle opener.

Posted: 8 December 2021

Apparel and footwear licensees on board for Care Bears collaborations

Bulldog Licensing, which manages the UK and Eire rights for Care Bears, has announced deals with Brand International for footwear and Aykroyds TDP for a collection of underwear and nightwear. Brand International is set to design an extensive range of footwear for all ages and occasions, based on the heritage bears. Product categories include slippers, footlets, flip flops, sliders, jellies, aqua shoes, trainers, wellies, fashion shoes, and back-to-school shoes.Meanwhile, Aykroyds TDP's range of underwear and nightwear, inspired by the inhabitants of the clouds of Care-A-Lot, will feature pyjamas, onesies, and dressing gowns.

Posted: 5 November 2021

Brand Licensing Europe announces exclusive retailer content

Brand Licensing Europe has announced exclusive retailer content for this year's event including five live sessions in the Retail Trends Lounge delivered by George at Asda and Hasbro, Kids Industries, The Insights Family, Black Lives Matter Licensing Movement, and Julia Redman and Nextail Labs. The event takes place in person from 17-19 November at ExCeL London and visitors can register for free at www.brandlicensing.eu.

Posted: 29 October 2021

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