Monthly Archive: February 2015

Harry Potter helps Universal Studios to 38 per cent increase in theme park profits

Harry Potter attractions have helped Universal Studios magic a 38 per cent jump in its theme park profits.

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Zodiak inks presales for Get Blake!

Zodiak Kids’ prodco Marathon Media has secured presales for its new animated series Get Blake! in Europe and Asia.

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Disney Junior preps Goldie & Bear for next fall

Production has started on Disney Junior’s new animated preschool series Goldie & Bear.

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Disney XD goes for DuckTales, Future-Worm!

In what’s shaping up to be a busy week for the House of Mouse, Disney XD has greenlit a brand-new DuckTales series to air on channels worldwide in 2017, as well as comedic toon Future-Worm!, slated for broadcast this fall.

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Lonely Planet Announces Dedicated Consumer Products Division

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For media requests, please contact: Natalie Nicolson | PR Manager – US natalie.nicolson@lonelyplanet.com +1 (510) 250-6429   Lonely Planet Announces Dedicated Consumer Products Division February 25, 2015 – Lonely Planet, the world’s leading travel media company, is pleased to announce a new division – Lonely Planet Consumer Products – and the appointment of Drew Rowley as Global Director, Consumer Products. Under Rowley’s

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Frozen, Max Tow Truck put Jakks in the black

Strong sales of Frozen and Max Tow Truck products helped Jakks Pacific post a net income of US$2.8 million for the fourth quarter, up from a net loss of US$16.1 million for the same period last year, and an overall return to profitability in 2014.

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Rabbids Invasion continues global takeover

Ubisoft Motion Pictures’ popular animated series Rabbids Invasion is continuing its plans for world takeover.

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eOne Adds to Peppa’s Aussie Roster

Entertainment One Licensing has added a raft of new deals for Peppa Pig in Australia in a range of categories including toys, homewares and food.

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Dr. Martens Laces Up ‘Adventure Time’ Boots

Dr. Martens has partnered with Cartoon Network for a limited edition range of boots for both adults and children inspired by the network’s animated series “Adventure Time.”

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Kohl’s Features LC Cinderella Line

Lauren Conrad has unveiled an exclusive Cinderella-themed collection at Kohl’s for her eponymous fashion line, LC Lauren Conrad, based on the upcoming Disney film.

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