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.
Entrepreneur Media, publisher of Entrepreneur magazine, has partnered with the Professional Education Institute to develop coaching and training programs.
Santoro has signed a host of new licensees and launched several new lines for its art brand Gorjuss in Europe.
Publisher Pedigree is entering the education sector with a new range of titles featuring content from educational publisher Letts.
Lonely Planet has launched a new consumer products division that will be led by current business development manager Drew Rowley.
Jelly Jam Entertainment has partnered with Kids Preferred for the new Moodsters line of toys and books designed to teach young children about feelings.
IDW Publishing has tapped Ruckus Media Group as the distributor for its line of Hasbro comic books and other Hasbro content.
Playboy and retailer Supreme have joined forces for a line of branded accessories.
Entertainment One Licensing has added a raft of new deals for Peppa Pig in Australia in a range of categories including toys, homewares and food.
Smiley has announced a new collaboration with French fashion designer Martine Sitbon and the global release of its sticker book line from Editis.
Praim Group is planning a line of premium, kosher chocolate bars for the Mensch on a Bench brand, targeted to Jewish children and interfaith families in North America.
Children’s magazine publisher Redan Publishing has welcomed back Jessica McKnight as sales and marketing director.
Nuture Rights has tapped Immediate Media to create an interactive app based on the classic picture book Dinosaur Roar!.
Bulldog Licensing is looking to bring the iconic football publishing brand Shoot to the toy sector.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has tapped publisher Dark Horse to create an art book for the upcoming film The Book of Life.
Brand Central has signed on to develop a consumer products program for the design and lifestyle company Dwell Media.
Coolabi Group has secured a raft of licensing deals for its fantasy adventure brand Beast Quest.
Rebellion has teamed with NextGen Gaming for online and mobile slots and bingo games featuring 2000 AD’s comic book character Judge Dredd.
DC Thomson has appointed Ishika Kawiratne as brand licensing manager in its consumer products division.
Activision continues to expand the worldwide footprint for its Skylanders brand with a series of new publishing deals.
Canadian publishing group Editions AdA has secured the French-language rights to the first two novels in Robert Ricci Young Adult fantasy series The Red Harlequin.
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