UK Licensing Awards finalists announced

The nominees for the 2013 UK Licensing Awards have been revealed in advance of the awards ceremony set to take place on September 10 in London.
August 1, 2013

The nominees for the 2013 UK Licensing Awards in the product, retail and marketing communication categories have been revealed in advance of the awards ceremony set to take place on September 10 in London.

Supported by LIMA and organized by The Licensing Source Book Europe, this year’s event at Grosvenor House Hotel expects to attract 1,300 retailers, licensees, licensors and industry suppliers.

Nominees for the Property Awards categories will be announced in the first week of August.

For the product awards finalists, nearly 5,000 licensed product entries were judged by 100 leading retail buyers including representatives from Toys ‘R’ Us,, The Entertainer, and Amazon.

Product Awards

Best Licensed Toys or Games Range

Dinosaur Train Interactive Toys (Tomy)

Doc McStuffins Toy Range (Flair)

Hello Kitty role play toy range (HTI)

Moshi Monsters Toy Range (Vivid)

Peppa Pig Toy Range (Character Options)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Range (Flair)

Best Licensed Dress-Up or Partyware Range

Angry Bird Dress-Up (Smiffy’s)

Disney Princess Dress-Up (Rubies Masquerade)

Disney Monsters Inc at Tesco (Christy’s)

The Gruffalo Dress-Up for TU at Sainsbury’s (VMC)

Marvel Superheroes Dress-Up for George at Asda (Christy’s)

Superman Man of Steel Dress-Up (Rubies Masquerade)

Best Preschool Licensed Apparel Range

The Gruffalo Range for M&S (Watermelon)

Guess How Much I Love You Babywear Range for TU at Sainsbury’s (Denicci)

The Muppets Infant Range at Asda (George)

Peppa Pig Toddler Boys George Pig Range for TU at Sainsbury’s (Blues)

Superman Apparel (Fabric Flavours)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Range for Tesco (Brecrest)

Best Children’s Licensed  Apparel Range

Angry Birds Apparel for Next (Fashion UK)

Hello Kitty Liberty Art Fabrics Collection (Barbour)

Justice League Range for M&S (Watermelon)

Me to You Nightwear for BHS (Aykroyds)

Minnie Mouse Footwear (William Lamb)

Moshi Monsters Girls Collection for TU at Sainsbury’s (Smith & Brooks)

Best Written, Listening or Learning Range

The Great British Bake Off Books (Random House)

Hello Kitty Dictionaries (HarperCollins)

Mike the Knight Alphabet Book and Laptop (InspirationWorks)

Peppa Pig Make and Bake Partworks (Hachette Partworks)

Skylander Giants Range (Penguin)

Tree Fu Tom Book Range (Random House)

The Innovation Award

Cinderella Limited Edition Glass Slippers for Harrods (Newmans Footwear)

Doctor Who Sound And Light Flip-Top Tardis (Underground Toys)

Monsters University Sulley Mask (Spinmaster)

Moshi Monsters Ruckjack (Miioon)

Spiderman Airwalker (Amscan International)

Retailer Awards

Best Preschool Retailer of Licensed Products


Asda (includes George@Asda)



Sainsbury’s  (includes TU Clothing)


Best Kids Retailer of Licensed Products


Asda  (includes George@Asda)




The Entertainer

The full list of finalists can be accessed by visiting

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