This comprehensive guide to the world’s largest licensors provides retail sales data and trends for licensors in all sectors.
Mattel's American Girl brand of contemporary 18-inch dolls, accessories, girls' clothing and play-based content has been rebranded as Truly Me.
In anticipation of the July 10 release of Universal's Minions, Build-A-Bear Workshop has debuted a collection of customizable Minions plush, featuring Kevin, Stuart and Bob.
LEGO Speed Champions and McLaren Automotive have launched a building competition for teenage and adult LEGO builders called Celebrate the Future of McLaren Automotive.
British construction equipment manufacturer JCB has signed a raft of new licensing deals to further bolster its JCB Kids brand in the U.K.
U.K-based company Sambro has signed two new licensing deals to create products for Moose Toys Shopkins brand and Universal's Jurassic World.
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.
The Coolabi Group has signed a number of new licensing deals for the new preschool series “Clangers.”
Titan Merchandise is adding to its lineup of "Doctor Who" Titans figures and introducing a new range featuring Twentieth Century Fox's Edward Scissorhands.
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.”
Toys 'R' Us is the first retailer to feature the new Fisher-Price toy line based on the Nickelodeon preschool series "Blaze and the Monster Machines."
Rovio Entertainment has big plans for the newest Angry Bird, Stella, and her flock of friends including a new game.
HIT Entertainment, an affiliate of Fisher-Price, is planning brand-new CG-animated TV series based on the Little Peopl toy brand.
Macy's Parade & Entertainment Group has appointed Nickelodeon character SpongeBob SquarePants as its 2014 Holiday Ambassador.
Pretty Ugly is collaborating with 3D printing developer MakerBot to create 3D printable Uglydoll collectibles.
Uglydoll and DC Comics are showcasing their cross-over line, featuring Pretty Ugly characters styled as DC Comics superheroes, at Comic-Con this week.
Plush toy manufacturer Gund has launched its first-ever line of home textiles.
Sales of Hallmark's Itty Bittys plush line featuring a range of licensed characters have increased 600 percent from 2013.
Entertainment One Licensing has added a swath of new partners to the Peppa Pig licensing program in France as the brand is poised to launch at retail.
Kids' healthy living brand Bloomers! Edutainment has signed its first major licensee–Joint Merchant for toys.
Girl Scouts of the USA has tapped Wicked Cool Toys to develop a line of role play, craft and activity products inspired by the girls’ leadership organization.
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