This comprehensive guide to the world’s largest licensors provides retail sales data and trends for licensors in all sectors.
Tactic Games has been granted rights to create games based on Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures' Despicable Me film franchise, including the upcoming prequel Minions.
Propel Equity Partners has acquired the active play toy line Buzz Bee Toys, which it will fold into its Alex Brands family of toy companies.
To tie in with the return of Fox's game show “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” Hasbro will release a board game this summer.
The Coolabi Group has signed a number of new licensing deals for the new preschool series “Clangers.”
Genius Brands International has appointed Wicked Cool Toys as the master toy partner for its original animated series on PBS, “Thomas Edison's Secret Lab.”
Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia is embarking on a multi-year collaboration with Philippines' mobile brand Globe Telecom to enhance the country’s digital lifestyle experience.
PercyVites has added two new brands to its roster of characters for digital party products–Nelvana Enterprises' “Max & Ruby” and Feld Entertainment's Monster Jam.
Konami Digital Entertainment is reprising its partnership with Kaleidoscope Youth, Family, Millennials for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game After-School Program.
Stern Pinball has launched a new line of pinball machines featuring the rock band KISS, in a deal brokered by KISS's licensing agent Epic Rights.
Cartamundi is planning for a cold summer with the launch of a three-in-one pack of card games inspired by Disney’s Frozen.
Cartoon Network and the CN show “Looney Labs” are now part of the Fluxx card game roster.
Cartamundi will launch a two-in-one game inspired by Disney’s hit animated film Frozen later this month.
Tubby Brands, creator of the board game Convoy: The Card Strategy Game, has launched a crowd-funding campaign on the U.K. for the North West Ambulance Charity.
Metrostar, licensing agent for Macmillan Children’s publishing brand Dear Zoo, has signed a raft of new licensing deals in support of the pop-up book.
Game and puzzle company and licensee The Ravensburger Group has acquired the Swedish toy company Brio, best known is wooden train sets.
The Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair in Nuremberg, Germany, closed out its 2015 show with a 58 percent increase in the number of international buyers.
Nottingham Forest has tapped Fournier to develop official playing cards for the "Sendokai Champions" TV series.
Skechers USA has tapped Jakks Pacific to develop a line of toys and products inspired by the Skechers and Twinkle Toes brands.
Game makers USAopoly, under license from Hasbro, and Nickelodeon will release two Monopoly Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles board games this fall.
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