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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.

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WildBrain Lands Multiple Kids’ Series on the Roku Channel

WildBrain, a global leader in kids’ and family entertainment, has inked a new distribution agreement with Roku, which will see the popular kids’ shows Tata & Kuma and Princess Mirror-Belle launch on The Roku Channel in the US this year. The shows join additional WildBrain shows already available on the free ad-supported streaming service, including Summer Memories, Dorg Van Dango and Spongo, Fuzz and Jalapeña.

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Heathside to Launch Collector Die Cast ‘The Expanse’ Vehicles and Prop Replicas Through Licensing Agreement Alcon Television Group

Heathside Trading Limited have concluded a license agreement with Alcon Television Group to become the authorized licensee for The Expanse Die Cast vehicles, Prop Replicas and figures. The products will launch in Spring 2024 through selected retail partners as well as direct to consumer through The license was facilitated by Mandy Bardisbanian from Striker Entertainment – the licensing agency for The Expanse – and Kirsty Guthrie, KJG Ltd – the licensing consultant for Heathside. Darren Epstein from Heathside commented ‘’So thrilled to be adding The Expanse to our increasing portfolio of properties, the huge global fanbase for this license will mean we will be able to bring some really nice content to fans worldwide.”

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Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show Tour Extended Through July 2024

For real life! The beloved Blue Heeler family is set to meet even more fans across North America with new performance dates added to the 2024 schedule for the hit live show, Bluey’s Big Play the Stage Show! The theatrical production, based on the Emmy-winning animated series, is extending the tour schedule by 12 months to meet the demand of Bluey fans for more opportunities to experience the fun of a live show. Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show launched in New York City in November 2022 and is now extended through July 2024, stopping in another 120 cities from coast-to-coast. The extension includes returns to numerous cities including Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, Denver and more. Even more cities and dates will be added in the coming months.

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Serena William’s Daughter’s Doll Qai Qai Gets New Show -‘Dance with Qai Qai’
Invisible Universe, the team behind breakout animated hit Qai Qai, inspired by Serena Williams’ daughter Olympia’s favorite doll, is expanding the hit franchise with a brand-new show, Dance with Qai Qai.  The new series comes as Qai Qai, which debuted on YouTube in January, has reached more than 32 million YouTube views, with an additional 1.5 billion views on her other social channels.  Dance with Qai Qai is now available on YouTube.  The first episode can…
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Mattel Announces Licensing Partnerships Ahead of ‘Barbie’ Film
With the Summer of Barbie in full swing ahead of the release of Barbie on July 21, 2023, Mattel, Inc (NASDAQ: MAT) has announced several of its licensing partners for the film. Mattel will collaborate with key consumer, merchandise, and retail brands for exciting launches leading up to Barbie’s release, including:     Spirit Halloween Superstores LLC – Let the good times roll with one of Spirit Halloween’s 16 Barbie…
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Licensing International Announces Six New Board Members

Licensing International has announced that six executives—Paul Cannon, Caprice Australia; Carolyn D’Angelo, Gordon Brothers; Pamela Deese, ArentFox Schiff; Raj Malik, Bioworld Merchandising; Marie-Laure Marchand, Chefclub; and George Wade, Bay Laurel Advisors—were elected by the Licensing International membership to serve three-year terms on its Board of Directors, effective July 1, 2023.  As these six new board members joining the Licensing International Board, Steve Scebelo, President of NFL Players Inc., will continue to serve as chairperson; Veronica Hart, EVP of Global Franchise Planning for Paramount Consumer Products & Experiences, will continue to serve as vice chairperson; and Marc Schneider, Chief Financial and Chief Operating Officer at Beanstalk, will continue to serve as treasurer.