KRISPY KREME BEAUTY GIFTING COLLECTION FROM HALL & ASSOCIATES WINS BELLA

Krispy Kreme’s Beauty Gifting Collection from Hall & Associates has won Best Brand Licensed Health & Beauty range in the 2018 Brand & Lifestyle Awards.  Krispy Kreme was also a finalist in the Property Award Category for Best Licensed Food or Beverage Brand 2018.

No, Nancy, No! published today in paperback

Alice Tait’s first book, No, Nancy, No!, published by Walker Books, is out today in paperback.  First issued in hardback in May 2017, the story of a little girl and her dog’s adventure around London’s most iconic landmarks, which are brought to life in numerous pop-ups, with an instant hit with critics and book buyers alike.

Ruby Tandoh’s latest book ‘Eat Up!’ published today

Bake Off 2013 finalist and Guardian food columnist, Ruby Tandoh’s latest book ‘Eat Up!’ is published today by Serpent’s Tail.  In Eat Up, Ruby celebrates the fun and pleasure of food, taking a look at everything from gluttons and gourmets in the movies, to the symbolism of food and sex.

3RD ELMER APPAREL RANGE LAUNCHES AT SAINSBURY’S TU

The latest Elmer the Patchwork Elephant babywear collection for TU at Sainsbury’s launched on January 23rd.  Designed by Dennicci, the range consists of 11 garments and takes inspiration from the David McKee Elmer the Patchwork Elephant books, published by Andersen Press.  In addition, a pre-school pyjama set, designed by Cooneen, launches at TU at the end of January.

Kate Lyon signs with Metrostar

Kate, finalist in the 2017 Great British Bake Off, has signed with Metrostar.  She is writing a proposal for her first book and exploring opportunities for journalism.  She is available for food shows and festivals, for interviews and features in print and online media, and for appearances on TV and radio.

Krispy Kreme Pyjamas launched

Krispy Kreme pyjamas from licensee BCI launch online at Missguided, Lipsy and Truffle Shuffle.

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Colouring Book published

All About the Dog‘, a Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Colouring Book is published today by Laurence King.  The deal was brokered by Stuart Cooper, Managing Editor of Metrostar.

Call The Midwife signs with Metrostar

Neal Street Productions, the producers of Call the Midwife, sign with Metrostar to extend its licensing programme.  The deal was brokered by Claire Potter, MD of Metrostar.

KRISPY KREME PRODUCTS LAUNCH

Krispy Kreme beauty ranges from licensee Hall & Associates together with the Krispy Kreme stationery range from licensee BB Designs launch at Boots. The beauty range consists of 5 products and the stationery range consists of 4 products.  Next launch a Krispy Kreme 7 Mini Chocolate set from licensee Kimm & Miller.

METROSTAR TO REPRESENT PORTMEIRION

Global homewares company, Portmeirion, is working with Metrostar to extend a selection of its patterns into new products.  Metrostar will be looking in particular at stationery, toiletries and beauty, bags and accessories, home textiles, home décor, greetings and wrap, fashion and accessories and decorative gardening and outdoor products.