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The Friday Five: Christina Nix Lynch

Christina Nix Lynch is director of licensing at King Features Syndicate. In this edition of The Friday Five, Christina talks about how the company is reimagining classic characters for new audiences–including Popeye, Olive Oyl, Blondie, and Flash Gordon.


From a small-scale maker of plush toys and novelties founded over 120 years ago, GUND grew to become a leader in the toy industry. Its huggable toys for children still loved by children and collectors alike.

National Jigsaw Day

National Jigsaw Day is celebrated annually on November 3.

The Friday Five: Montana Hoeren

Montana Hoeren is head of brand at Hornby. In this edition of The Friday Five, Montana talks about Hornby: A Model World, a new television series that offers an inside look at all that goes into creating products at the pioneering model railway maker.