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Silvergate Media’s Octonauts Dives into Latin America and the Middle East with New Broadcast Deals

Silvergate Media’s (Silvergate) preschool animated series, Octonauts, is making a big splash in new markets with recent broadcast deals that are introducing the award-winning show to audiences in Latin America and the Middle East for the first time.

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Homebound ‘Kidults’ Helping to Drive Construction, Game, Puzzle Boom

The sharp rise in sales of puzzles, games and building sets (widely publicized and extremely logical in these “shelter in place” times) has seen the continued emergence of “kidults” — grownups filled with nostalgia and perhaps seeking out new activities – as a driving force in those categories that was underway even before the pandemic struck.

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Toy Fair New York 2021 Renewals Delayed

By now, the renewal season for the more than 1000 companies intending to exhibit at Toy Fair New York 2021 would be many weeks underway with a deadline set for later in April. Historically, as soon as the prior year’s show wraps, the renewal process for the next year’s show begins. However, with each day presenting new challenges for those operating businesses amid the COVID-19 crisis, The Toy Association has decided to continue to delay the 2021 exhibitor renewal season for Toy Fair New York.

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Headstart International Inks Content Deal to Distribute Best Furry Friends Series in China

Headstart International, an Australian-based global toy company, has partnered with YouKu, one of China’s leading digital platforms, for the distribution of their upper-preschool Best Furry Friends CGI series. Best Furry Friends is a popular children’s brand sold globally that includes collectibles, dolls and plush.