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Concept One and Little K Clothing Partner with Bulldog Licensing for Exciting Care Bears Apparel and Accessories Deals

Independent licensing agency Bulldog Licensing, which manages UK licensing for Care Bears on behalf of Cloudco Entertainment, the owner of the Care Bears franchise, has hailed the continuing licensing growth of the brand in the UK with new agreements in accessories and apparel. Concept One Accessories, the premier resource for licensed fashion and entertainment accessories, is planning a line of Care Bears accessories including bags, purses, headwear, scarves, and gloves. Aimed at both children and adults, the line will be launching at retail this October.

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Little Tikes Story Dream Machine Announces Exciting New Collaborations with Universal, The World of Eric Carle, and More

The Little Tikes Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MGA Entertainment (MGA), one of the largest and fastest growing privately held toy and entertainment companies in the world, is continuing to take story time to all new heights with Little Tikes Story Dream Machine. The portable story projector that’s redefining bedtime for the whole family is expanding its spring library with all-new licensing collaborations and additions to its portfolio of partnerships. Following its partnership with Sesame Workshop, the Story Dream Machine is bringing even more storybook favorites to life – from tales inspired by DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda and Trolls to Eric Carle’s beloved classics.

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Remarkable Brands Named North American Licensing Agent for Deddy Bears

Remarkable Brands, the New York City-based licensing and branding agency, has been named North American licensing agent for Deddy Bears, the deadly adorable collectable toys developed by Innov8 Creative Academy. Remarkable Brands joins Surge Licensing, which is working in partnership with Caroline Mickler Licensing in overseeing licensing for the popular brand in the UK and other international markets. Already a pop culture sensation, the spooky and “dead cute” new Deddy Bears offerings are now rolling out to retailers across the U.S., UK, EU, and Australia and New Zealand.

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Hot Wheels Unveils New Flippin Fast Die-Cast to Encourage Open-Ended Play for Autism Acceptance Month

Mattel, Inc (NASDAQ: MAT) has announced the Hot Wheels Flippin Fast die-cast, a new vehicle designed to encourage an open-ended play experience, ahead of Autism Acceptance Month in April. The Flippin Fast die-cast ignites the challenger spirit as one of the most versatile die-cast vehicles from Hot Wheels. Its fidget toy-inspired design allows kids to enjoy the wide range of motion from a Hot Wheels car as they roll it forward, backward and flip it upside down.

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Sesame Workshop Launches New Resources in Celebration of Autism Acceptance Month

Sesame Workshop, the global impact nonprofit behind Sesame Street, released new resources today in celebration of Autism Acceptance Month. These free resources in English and Spanish aim to help autistic children and their families build confidence and self-determination skills, while also fostering understanding and acceptance of autism among all children and adults. The new resources are part of the Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children initiative. They add to the wealth of content for children, families, community providers, and educators, which includes books, videos, articles, and professional development tools.

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Loud Luxury Confirmed for First Official Closing Night Party at Licensing Expo

Licensing Expo, the world’s leading event (May 21-23, Mandalay Bay Convention Center), dedicated to licensing, brand extension and collaborations, unveils the inaugural Licensing Expo Closing Night Party with confirmed performance from international touring music duo Loud Luxury. Loud Luxury, Canadian-born Los Angeles-based music group duo, Andrew Fedyk and Joe De Paceon known for several independent releases and remixes, including the smash hit Body, are global icons. The song Body is certified diamond in Canada and multi-platinum across 9 countries, accumulating over 1.5 billion streams across all platforms. Since then, the duo released other hit singles such as Love No More and I’m Not Alright, collaborating with top artists from around the world, totaling over 400 million streams.

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Disguise Announces New Worldwide Costume Program Based on ‘Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire’

Disguise, Inc, the global costume division of leading toy and consumer products manufacturer, JAKKS Pacific, Inc (NASDAQ:JAKK) has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products, for its costume division Disguise, to produce costumes based on the new film Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, which is currently playing in theaters. Disguise will design, market, manufacture and distribute costumes, costume accessories and inflatables for the movie commencing in 2024.