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.
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.
Genius Brands International and its subsidiary A Squared Entertainment have finalized an agreement with Chronicle Books for the design brand From Frank.
IDW Publishing has added Rovio Entertainment’s Angry Birds to its portfolio and plans to launch a series of comic books for the brand.
Penguin Licensing and Consumer Products is planning a consumer products program to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its Ladybird Books imprint in 2015.
Entertainment One is kicking off 2014 with a lineup of new products for its hit property Peppa Pig.
FremantleMedia has brokered a deal on behalf of Conde Nast’s Self magazine for a range of packaged frozen meals.
Coolabi Group is bringing its fantasy adventure brand Beast Quest to the digital world in a new a deal with Miniclip.
Dynamite Entertainment is planning a new original comic book series featuring Lima Sky’s game app, “Doodle Jump.”
HarperCollins Children's Books has acquired global English-language rights to a new book from 1958’s A Bear Called Paddington author, Michael Bond.
Disney Publishing Worldwide is planning four new books based on the original Star Wars film trilogy in anticipation of Star Wars: Episode VII.
Nerd Corps Entertainment is developing a TV series based on Stephen Hawking and his daughter Lucy Hawking's best-selling book series for kids.
IDW Entertainment and Entertainment One Television have announced the first series that will be developed under their new first-look co-production agreement–“V-Wars.”
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