News extra: More licensing news from this week

Including the arrival of The Official Peaky Blinders Cookbook featuring 50 recipes inspired by the hit series.

Source rounds up more news from the licensing industry across the globe from the week.

Quarto has revealed The Official Peaky Blinders Cookbook, which will launch in March and will include 50 recipes selected by The Shelby Company Ltd. The book takes inspiration from the locations the infamous gang inhabits from the bar at The Garrison, to the glamour of the Eden Club and the extravagance of Arrow House. Dishes include warming vegetable and barley soup with Alfie Solomons’ soda bread, grilled oysters, roast rabbit, glazed celeriac steaks and butter and sage roast chicken among others.

Jakks Pacific has confirmed a partnership with SEGA of America for the upcoming animated Sonic the Hedgehog series, Sonic Prime. Under the partnership, Jakks will produce action figures, play-sets, vehicles, plush and other collectables, while it has also named Disguise as its official costume and accessory partner with distribution rights across the globe.

Italian sportswear brand, Kappa has teamed up with Ubisoft to launch a capsule collection for the Rainbow Six video games franchise. The deal was brokered by Ubisoft’s licensing agency, IMG. The exclusive collection aims to blend contemporary fashion with the gaming world, while integrating the Rainbow Six Siege DNA. It is composed of three ranges – Banda, Logo and R6 – with products including hoodies, casual t-shirts, a jacket and a tracksuit, all in black, grey and blue tones taken from the Rainbow Six Siege universe.

Pull&Bear has secured a direct to retail deal with DeAPlaneta Entertainment for the global launch of The Smurfs collection. The men’s range includes t-shirts, sweatshirts, bomber jackets and jeans, along with shorts, shirts and caps.

FILA has teamed up with Toei Animation and its US agent Funmation to launch a limited edition Dragon Ball Super x FILA footwear collaboration. The range features seven character-inspired styles.

American watch brand, Tockr has teamed with Sony Pictures Consumer Products on a new limited series of The Wheel of Time inspired wristwatches.

Nissan Motor Corporation is to unify its global licensing operations on Brainbase‘s brand licensing platform.

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