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.
Rockpool Licensing has signed on to represent Four Seasons Licensing and Merchandising’s children’s literary property, Brambly Hedge.
News publication Newsweek continues to expand globally with its seventh international licensing deal for the publication of Newsweek Srbija (Serbia).
Playboy is growing its brand in Mexico with the addition of a new shoe boutique, Playboy Estd 1953, in Leon.
Penguin has signed on to develop publishing programs for two preschool series–the upcoming CBeebies show "Hey Duggee" and DHX Brands' "Ella the Elephant."
Nickelodeon has released a number of character-based holiday products in partnership with licensees in the U.K.
Norman Bridwell, the author/illustrator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog children’s books died on Dec. 12 at the age of 86.
BBC One and BBC Drama have commissioned an exclusive adaptation of J.K. Rowling's first adult novel, The Casual Vacancy.
Licensing agency Brands with Influence has added a swath of new partners for brands including the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
Genius Brands International, the licensing agency for Archie Comics, has tapped fashion designer Marc Ecko to create an exclusive capsule collection of Archie-themed apparel for men under the Marc Ecko Cut & Sew brand.
Mind Candy, makers of the Moshi Monsters, has launched its new mobile game "World of Warriors" on Android and signed on a number of new product partners.
Aardash continues to add to the roster of regional agents for its publishing and educational brand Purple Turtle.
Rocket Licensing, licensing agent for the new series “Q Pootle 5,” has added two new partners for the extra-terrestrial CBeebies star.
Creative studio Avanti Press is readying the launch of a full consumer product program timed for release this spring.
the National Education Association and Dr. Seuss Enterprises’ Read Across America campaign kicked off with the Cat-a-Van Reading Tour hiting the the road.
Lisle International Licensing has tapped Egmont U.K. to create a full publishing program for its game app “Temple Run.”
Entertainment One Licensing has signed new toy and publishing partners for Peppa Pig in France.
Mercis has partnered with the animation studio Blue-Zoo to produce a brand-new 52 x 7-minute animated TV series for the Miffy brand.
Universal Studios Japan hosted the grand opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Friday that featured an unveiling of the Hogwarts castle.
MerryMakers has tapped University Games for a range of puzzles and games featuring the Pete the Cat publishing brand.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the exclusive North American licensing agent for Atlantyca Entertainment’s "Geronimo Stilton."
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