Lisa Marks Associates, Inc (LMA) confirms strong sell-through of It’s Happy Bunny merchandise at Gen Z favorite retailers Hot Topic, Zumiez and other specialty chains and independents. Q4 ’22 marks the much-anticipated relaunch of It’s Happy Bunny, the mega-successful brand from artist Jim Benton. The new licensing program is fueled by an amalgamation of nostalgic and classic designs, along with fresh creative assets, all of which have timeless appeal to next-gen consumers who relate to It’s Happy Bunny as a pop-culture touchstone and unique expression of their innermost attitudes.
Award-winning global independent animation studio ZAG has signed with BTS Eventos to develop and promote a series of branded family racing events across Brazil, Chile, Argentina, and Peru, based on the globally loved animated TV series Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir. The announcement was made today by Jeremy Zag, Founder and CEO, ZAG.
Industry votes for the 2022 Kidscreen Hot50 ranking have been cast and counted, and Kidscreen is thrilled to announce the top 50 kids entertainment companies of 2022 in broadcasting, production, distribution, licensing and digital media.
Snuggle Puppy is thrilled to announce the launch of Snuggle Puppy HERO, a huggable friend designed to help with children’s anxiety, stress, or overstimulation.”Since 1997, we’ve helped millions of animals around the world and receive incredible stories about the impact Snuggle Puppy has made on our four-legged friends, from dogs to cats, monkeys, and even bears”, said Rob Emery, Founder & CEO, “Over the years, we’ve also received numerous stories of Snuggle Puppy helping children through tough times and anxious moments. With feedback from moms and dads, we’re proud to introduce Snuggle Puppy HERO, a product that is helping kids.”
Ever wish you could own Batman’s Grapnel Launcher or how about One-eyed Willy’s Treasure Map from The Goonies? Maybe it was the Ruby Slippers from The Wizard of Oz or John Hammond’s cane from Jurassic Park? Chances are, if you ever wanted it, Paragon FX Group makes it; or has it in some level of production.
Distroller World, a retail entertainment brand that exists to overwhelm the world with joy by pushing the limits of imagination and creativity through unique experiences and storytelling, will cease US operations effective Dec. 15, 2022 due to restructuring company strategies.
Toys for the North, a national toy collection and distribution charity that distributes toys to some of Canada’s most northern communities, is thrilled to announce that this year’s donated toys value more than $470,000, a 170% increase over 2021, an 840% increase in toys collected since 2019, and a record-breaking amount of toys collected in a single season.
Home decor company Well Woven launched a new collection of soft, durable rugs in collaboration with Cloudco Entertainment’s beloved Care Bears property. The easy-care rugs feature washable materials, a wide range of styles, and affordable prices that are family-friendly and designed to delight people of all ages. Cheer Bear, Funshine Bear, Good Luck Bear, and more lovable Care Bears decorate the rugs with heritage scenes from Care-a-Lot, inclusive Pride-themed motifs, and playful patterns fit for nurseries and playrooms. The joyful Care Bears by Well Woven rugs are great for gifting, decorating, birthday parties, holidays, and colorful family homes.
Reemsborko is pleased to announce its appointment as the UK licensing agency for Naruto, Naruto Shippuden and Boruto by TV TOKYO Corporation to grow the consumer products business in the UK.