Nottingham Trent fashion students see their designs become a reality in Vayyu’s Peanuts apparel collection

“The Peanuts and Vayyu collaboration has been a fantastic opportunity for our students to work on a real-life design project with a focus on sustainability,” said Emma Prince, NTU’s course leader for Fashion Design.

Hasbro and Reebok debut Candy Land basketball court for kids of Georgia’s Rockdale County

“Reebok is thrilled to partner with Hasbro’s Candy Land and the BGCA to provide inspiration and access to physical activity for children in this community,” said Reebok’s Kathleen Tullie.

The Brand Radar: National Trust, Sarsen Stone Group and innovation in heritage licensing

Start Licensing’s Ian Downes looks at how creativity and authenticity fuel innovation around heritage brands, highlighting the National Trust Tile Collection from Sarsen Stone Group.

Harry Potter New York store to boast themed areas, VR experiences and exclusive products

The store has its very own Wand Shop which is host to over 50 wands, including a Golden Snitch Wand created especially for Harry Potter New York.

Colin the Caterpillar vs Cuthbert the Caterpillar: Does the case have legs?

Wynne-Jones IP’s Victor Caddy looks at the case of clashing cakes and what it means for the future of both brands.

Doughnut Time moves into fashion with Bite Gear apparel collection

The range was designed and created by the in-house team at Doughnut Time, a brand known for its hand-crafted inventive doughnuts.

WildBrain CPLG’s Jimmy Sorber on Space Invaders, Floris Van Bommel and why we’re in a golden age of footwear collaborations

Jimmy Sorber – Product Development Manager, Northern Europe, WildBrain CPLG – tells us about the creative process behind bringing Space Invaders into footwear.

Mattel Films teams with Vin Diesel for Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots movie

“To take the classic Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em game, with Mattel as my partner, and align it with the kind of world building, franchise making success we have had with Universal, is truly exciting,” said Diesel.

Star Editions founder Will Marston talks wholesale print, gift and greeting-card licences

Will Marston tells us how he got into wholesale licensing – and which brands are working well online.

BBC Studios Vanessa Hamilton on the near-limitless opportunities to extend the Doctor Who brand

Doctor Who’s Vanessa Hamilton on how she steers the brand through licences of every kind as well as dimensions in time. Kind of…

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