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More on Marketing for "Phoenix" Products

Posted by: sue
September 14, 2006, 12:21 PM

Following what we have told you previously about upcoming movie tie-in merchandise, Warner Brothers Consumer Products said again at they will be targeting products tied in with the release of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix for an older market. KidScreen Magazine reports:

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Cauldron Shop Update: Hermione's Earrings and More

Posted by: Melissa
March 27, 2006, 08:39 PM

We've got a great update for you from The Cauldron Shop, your spot for official HP merchandise:
New in the shop:


Lego to Make Order of the Phoenix Sets

Posted by: sue
February 19, 2006, 11:50 AM

Action-Figure.com recently attended the UK Toy Fair, and spoke with a representative from Lego about their upcoming plans for the Harry Potter series. While they did confirm there will not be any additional Goblet of Fire sets coming this year, they indicated that Lego would be making new sets for 2007Continued...


New Ron, Hermione Dolls Coming Soon From Tonner

Posted by: sue
January 14, 2006, 03:39 PM

The new issue of "Dolls" Magazine has a feature on the Harry Potter doll collection from Tonner Dolls. This article hightlights the process of making these dolls, including an explanation that the dolls are based on the characters as portrayed in the films. There is also news that new costumesContinued...


Cauldron Shop Update: Mad-Eye, Scarves, Goblet DVD and More

Posted by: Melissa
January 13, 2006, 03:33 PM

huffscarfthumb.jpgIt's been awhile since we've done one of these, so this one's gonna be a doozy; we've added a ton of stuff to the more than 1,250 items at The Cauldron Shop, so here's a rundown of what's new, notable and or newly available:


New HP Goblet of Fire Lego Sets Now Available

Posted by: sue
August 31, 2005, 05:42 PM

The brand new Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Lego sets are now available for purchase from Lego.com. These new Harry Potter Legos are shown on the cover of their new Shop at Home catalog, featuring a photo of the Graveyard Duel Scene with the Voldemort figure. The new sets are:
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Harry Potter: The Billion Dollar Brand

Posted by: sue
March 10, 2005, 07:56 PM

" Harry Potter is a global brand worth an estimated $1 billion. " So says Forbes in a short article about the industry surrounding the Harry Potter series. Focusing on the amount of money generated by the Potter books, movies, and merchandise sales, Forbes notes that "at least a dozen companiesContinued...


More GoF Lego Images

Posted by: Melissa
March 03, 2005, 12:47 AM

Better quality resolution of the Durmstrang ship and the graveyard scene Lego toys - check it out. Thanks Eddie!

New Mattel Images

Posted by: Melissa
February 26, 2005, 04:56 PM

...courtesy of Row M. Enjoy! (And thanks Alex!)


RowM Features New Toys from Mattel & Lego; New GoF Images

Posted by: Melissa
February 21, 2005, 05:57 AM

Our friends at RowM have posted their galleries and first articles on the 2005 HP toy lines from LEGO and Mattel. The photos are more detailed than any that've been
released thus far, and the Mattel article includes a full listing of their products. Mattel's showroom also used a bunchContinued...


Toy Fair News and Official Lego GOF Info

Posted by: sue
February 18, 2005, 09:05 AM

Toy Fair is taking place in New York city this weekend. This is a huge event where the toy industry reveals their new products for this year. Warner Brothers has sent out a press release about their movie tie-in products to be shown at Toy Fair, and had this to say about the Goblet of Fire toys.


New Lego Goblet of Fire Sets

Posted by: sue
February 12, 2005, 09:00 PM

Some spoiler pictures of the brand new Lego sets for the Goblet of Fire film are now online. There are five sets which surfaced on lego specialty website Legacek.cz.Andy, from Harry Potter Fan Zone let us know about these cool sets which you can see below:
* The Durmstrang Ship

* Harry and the Hungarian HorntailContinued...

HP Car on EBay Block

Posted by: Melissa
January 12, 2005, 10:06 AM

An HP-airbrushed car is going for about 10,000 GBP on eBay right now; the car was custom painted and airbrushed by Darren Horton with a plethora of Azkaban images. The item says the airbrushing took eight weeks to complete. Thanks to everyone who emailed!


2004: The Year in HP: A Leaky Cauldron Review

Posted by: Melissa
December 31, 2004, 06:26 PM

Happy New Year everyone! Because 2005 is going to be such a big year for Harry
fans, we thought now was a good time to look back at 2004, which
wasn't too shabby either where we're concerned. Editor Sue scoured our archives
and found all our 2004 highlights, so we hope you enjoy this littleContinued...

Harry Potter Noble Collection

Posted by: sue
August 10, 2004, 02:05 PM

The Noble Collection, known for their beautiful jewelry and sword replicas, has now launched a Harry Potter collection. One item of interest is Hermione's Time Turner. Please Note: This is the same Time Turner as some of the winners to Leaky's PoA sweepstakes will receive. We need one ourselves, as we areContinued...