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Licensing International Unveils 2024 Excellence Awards Winners
The winners of the 2024 Licensing International Excellence Awards were unveiled in a ceremony that brought together industry executives from around the world to celebrate the best of the global brand licensing community.   The winners were selected from 197 finalists in 32 categories. More than 800 submissions were received, narrowed down by an expert global judging panel of 200 judges from 20 countries.   Returning this year, the Excellence…
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Willow Innovations Unveils Willow 360 with Even More Support for Pumping Moms
Willow Innovations, Inc. (Willow), the Femtech leader disrupting the breastfeeding and pumping industry for more than a decade, today unveiled Willow 360, elevating its leak-proof pumping technology with an enhanced connected and integrated app experience and unmatched, personalized services to support mom’s breastfeeding journey.   Formerly Willow 3.0, the rebranded Willow 360 is the only breast pump to offer moms the ultimate in pumping flexibility, freedom, and control. Fully in-bra…
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Sky Castle Toys Announces the Launch of Sticki Rolls, The Ultimate Wearable, Shareable Sticker Experience
Sky Castle Toys, a leading innovator in children’s toys, is thrilled to introduce Sticki Rolls, a groundbreaking new line of wearable and shareable sticker bracelets set to revolutionize how kids collect, share, and display their favorite stickers. Launching in July 2024, Sticki Rolls combines the love of stickers with the latest trends in fashion accessories, offering an unmatched experience for kids aged 5 and up.   Unlike traditional sticker sheets…
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Mattel and Universal Renew Jurassic World Licensing Partnership
Mattel, Inc and Universal Products & Experiences announced they have renewed their licensing partnership to produce toys inspired by the iconic Jurassic World franchise. Through the agreement, Mattel will continue as UP&E’s global toy licensee for Jurassic World action figures, playsets, roleplay, preschool, vehicles, games, and plush based on more than 30 years of franchise characters and stories as well as future content plans, including the all new Jurassic World…
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ToyFest 2024 Entices Toy Industry Professionals with a Fun and Full Conference

Earlier this year, The Western Toy and Hobby Representatives Association (WTHRA) announced ToyFest’s plans, Hall of Fame recipients, and its participation at The Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas, March 3 – 5, 2024. The Board of Directors and Slate of Officers have spent many months making plans and exciting changes for the 2024 show. 2023 was the most well attended ToyFest show in the past two decades. Buyers came from all over the United States and beyond. The response was phenomenal, making the 2024 ToyFest all that more sensational to plan.

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Mattel Reports Strong Third Quarter 2023 Financial Results
Mattel, Inc has reported third quarter 2023 financial results. Ynon Kreiz, Chairman and CEO of Mattel, said: “Mattel’s strong third quarter performance reflects the successful execution of our strategy to grow Mattel’s IP-driven toy business and expand our entertainment offering. Consumer demand for our product increased in the quarter, and we continued to outpace the industry. Our results benefited from the success of the Barbie movie, which became a global…
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Patch Collection Celebrates Loteria Don Clemente
Patch Collection, the largest licensed patch retailer, is thrilled to announce their newest partnership at Patch Collection – a captivating licensing agreement with the renowned Loteria Don Clemente brand.   Loteria Don Clemente is a popular and entertaining bingo style card game often played during family gatherings, holidays, and social events in Mexico and among Hispanic communities around the world. It is a simple and enjoyable way to bring people…
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Bioworld’s Dumbgood Brand Releases New Apparel for Their New Sanrio 90s Collection

Dumbgood, the premiere lifestyle brand by Bioworld, has released its new Sanrio 90s collection – additional apparel for the brand’s already famous Sanrio product line. Dumbgood’s Sanrio assortments have been a fan-favorite collection among streetwear enthusiasts and fashion trendsetters due to the stylish clothing inspired by the adorable diversity of Sanrio characters especially the ones introduced in the 1990s.