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New Show Offerings, Events Propel A Successful Toy Fair Dallas


New York, NY | October 8, 2019 – Thousands of toy professionals descended on The Toy Association’s Toy Fair Dallas last week, which debuted the show’s new name, new initiatives, and, of course, new products from toy manufacturers for 2020 as well as key drivers for holiday ’19.




AND ANNOUNCES name change to “WildBrain”


Rebrand as “WildBrain” Across all Business Units and New Organizational Structure Reflects Focus on Creativity, Digital Media and 360˚ Management of Brands

Halifax, NS – 23 September 2019 – DHX Media (or the “Company”) (TSX: DHX, NASDAQ: DHXM), a global kids’ and family content and brands company, today reported its fourth quarter (“Q4 2019”) and year-end results (“Fiscal 2019”) for the period ended June 30, 2019. The Company also announced that it will change its name to WildBrain and has begun rolling out a new corporate brand identity. Additionally, the Company commenced a management and business reorganization to advance its strategic priorities, and has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”).

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James named Vice President, EMEA Consumer Products


PAWTUCKET, RI – October 2, 2019 – Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) today announced that Marianne James will be joining the company as Vice President, EMEA Consumer Products starting November 11, 2019.  James will be based out of Hasbro’s Stockley Park office in the U.K. and report to Casey Collins, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Consumer Products at Hasbro.  



Alleghany Capital Corporation Announces Jazwares' Acquisition Of Wicked Cool Toys


NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Alleghany Capital Corporation ("Alleghany Capital"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alleghany Corporation, today announced that its subsidiary, Jazwares, LLC ("Jazwares"), a leading toy and consumer products company, has acquired Wicked Cool Toys Holdings, LLC ("WCT" or the "Company").  Headquartered in Bristol, Pennsylvania, WCT is a rapidly growing toy company that designs, develops, and produces licensed and owned properties, including plush, action figures, fashion accessories, and games.

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Rovio Entertainment Partners with K-Swiss for Limited-edition Sneakers to Celebrate 10 Years of Angry Birds!


ESPOO, Finland - Oct. 2, 2019 - In December 2009, the first Angry Birds mobile game launched on iOS devices, rocketing to viral status and spawning a brand that continues to draw tens of millions of active users to its games and animated content, ten years later.

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