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Garbage Pail Kids Face Off With Madballs

Cloudco Entertainment, owner of the venerable-but-irreverent Madballs™ brand, and The Topps Company, owner of the renowned-yet-subversive Garbage Pail Kids® brand (“GPK”), have teamed up for a collaboration that playfully pits classic 1980s icons and “co-heavyweights of gross” against one another. The collaboration will feature all-new 1980s inspired artwork from veteran Madballs and GPK illustrators and kick off with a number of consumer goods partners, including trading cards, collector toys, soft lines, collectible augmented reality pins, and more. As an original “gross out” brand of the 1980s, Topps released its Garbage Pail Kids series of trading cards in 1985, featuring hilariously revolting characters with appropriately irreverent names. Fifteen different card series were produced over the next three years in addition to a Garbage Pail Kids animated series and a full slate… . . . read more

Bulldog Brings on Bioworld for Care Bears Deal

The growing licensing programme for Cloudco Entertainment-owned evergreen brand, Care Bear, has been further boosted with the addition of a partnership with leading global manufacturer of licensed product, Bioworld, which will be creating a range of apparel and accessories. The ranges will target kids of all ages across a range of apparel lines and accessories. The Care Bears have remained popular for 38 years, appealing to a wide range of fans around the world.  Bulldog Licensing, which manages the rights for the brand in the UK, has been further building the property with a growing number of successful deals. The new partnership with Bioworld is the latest in a line of leading licensees, says Bulldog, which are each leveraging the universal love for the property among consumers. “We’re thrilled to… . . . read more

People

Who’s News: July 2020

The latest hires, promotions, and departures.

Featuring: Spin Master, Cloudco Entertainment, Endemol, Netflix, Paramount Pictures, Scholastic Publishing, WWE, and more…


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People

Who’s News—February 2019

The latest hires, promotions, and departures.

Featuring: Activision Blizzard, Cloudco, Macy’s, NFLPA, MGAE, Iconix, TSBA Group, and more…


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People

Who’s News—September 2018

The latest hires, promotions, and departures.

Featuring: Pam Lifford promoted at Warner Bros., Cloudco opens in the U.K. with hires in LA, Mattel & DSW build their boards, and more…


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Digital Content

Content Kings: Cloudco, Streaming & Services

American Greetings rebrands, Disney releases new details about its upcoming streaming service, WarnerMedia gets two new streamers, and NBCUniversal might be getting in the game…


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