With the huge scope and success of its Better Homes and Gardens brand, Meredith has solidified the foundation of its licensing efforts and is looking to expand.
Brands with Influence Worldwide has negotiated a deal with Frances Lincoln for a range of stationery products featuring The Famous Five brand.
Design brand Tired Ted has bagged another licensing partner, with Cherry Orchard Publishing signing up for greetings cards.
The London Taxi Company, the only manufacturer of the iconic British black cab, has inked a deal with IglooBooks for a range of titles featuring London Taxis.
Meredith has acquired Shape magazine and plans to combine Shape magazine with its own health and wellness publication Fitness.
Highlights for Children, publisher of the children's magazine Highlights, has tapped Mega Brands, to develop puzzles featuring Highlights' Hidden Pictures illustrations.
Fox Animation, the studio behind the Ice Age and Rio franchises, has secured the motion pictures rights to the iconic Mr. Men Little Miss characters.
Paws, Inc. has signed a range of new apparel licensees in the U.S., Brazil, Australia, Canada, the Middle East and France for Garfield.
Oriental Trading Company is planning a multi-category program of school and party supplies featuring artwork and characters from The World of Eric Carle.
American Greetings Properties has lined up a full slate of licensed product for its Care Bears brand in the U.K.
Russian animated series "Masha and the Bear" is gaining ground in Italy with new broadcast deals and licensed product.
Amazon Publishing is planning seven new Kindle Worlds on its e-reader fan fiction platform based on properties including G.I. Joe and “Veronica Mars.”
Saban has signed a global publishing deal with Random House Children's Books for its Julius Jr. preschool property.
Bonnier’s Outdoor Life magazine is building its branded consumer product line with the addition of two new lifestyle partners.
Striker Entertainment has gathered a group of top licensees for Summit Entertainment’s new blockbuster Divergent.
Movile’s subscription-based entertainment app for kids, “PlayKids,” is adding e-books and more TV series to its service.
The humor brand Bodacious Broads will soon appear on a greetings line from Design Design.
Universal Studios Japan hosted the grand opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Friday that featured an unveiling of the Hogwarts castle.
Iron Gut Publishing has signed on to create a range of limited edition artwork for the iconic French baby teething toy Sophie la Girafe.
Activision has teamed with IDW Publishing to publish the first-ever Skylanders comic book series.
SmileyWorld has again partnered with Herlitz, now part of the Pelikan Group, for a new range of back-to-school products.
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