From an increased focus on building 360-degree franchises to a host of major executive moves, here's the news that shaped 2015.
The 16th Annual Toy of the Year Awards, hosted by the U.S. Toy Industry Association, honored the best toys and games of the year.
Thousands of toys and games will be unveiled this weekend in New York City at the 113th North American International Toy Fair–the largest toy marketplace in the Western Hemisphere.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Dianne Bellchambers of Moose Toys will host a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair this Saturday.
The Royal Horticultural Society’s licensees will be out in full force at this year’s Spring Fair at Birmingham, England’s NEC this week.
To celebrate the launch of Wow! Stuff’s new “Bake Off” range of gifting products, Nadiya Hussain, winner of “The Great British Bake Off,” will appear at the Wow! Stuff stand Spring Fair.
The inaugural Brand & Lifestyle Licensing Awards has extended its deadline for entries to Feb. 10.
The 14th annual Hong Kong International Licensing Show hosted a record number of
visitors at its three-day event Jan. 11-13.
Licensed fashion is exploding, from entertainment property collaborations with well-known designers and high-end retailers to brands entertaining new categories to even more celebrity ranges.
The international toy fairs tease the new games and merchandise kids will be lining up to play with in 2016.
With a slew of new exhibitors, tech-based features and much more, Licensing Expo 2016 is gearing up for a show like never before this June.
Bleacher Creatures has brought several new plush collections to New York Toy Fair, featuring everything from Major League Baseball players to DC Comics to the Pope.
The 112th North American International Toy Fair booked a record-breaking 421,300-square-feet of exhibit space last week in New York City and 4 percent more licensors.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has appointed Maurizio Distefano as the licensing agent for its preschool property "Tree Fu Tom" in Italy.
Rainbow is bringing three of its top kids' shows to the MIPTV television marketplace this week–"Winx Club," "Royal Academy" (working title) and "My American Friend."
Registration is now open for Brand Licensing Europe, the UBM Advanstar-organized licensing exhibition that will take place in London from Oct. 13-15.
Italy’s only licensing event, the Bologna Licensing Trade Fair, took place March 30 to April 1 and brought more than 700 brands to attendees over its three-day exhibition.
Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup are getting ready for the global launch of an all-new series of Cartoon Network’s “The Powerpuff Girls” in 2016.
The new Comic-Con International subscription video-on-demand service will feature an original, unscripted series centered on fangirl licensee Her Universe.
A slate of top-tier toy companies have signed on to exhibit at the upcoming FunFest Blogger Summit for parenting and lifestyle bloggers in the U.K.
DHX Brands will launch an infant-focused licensing program based on its "In the Night Garden" property at Brand Licensing Europe, Oct. 13-15.
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