Multi-channel network Maker Studios is quickly making a name for itself. Now as it further aligns with Disney and has named a dedicated head of licensing, even bigger things are on the horizon.
Bicycle manufacturer TI Cycles of India has acquired the license for Ridley Bikes Belgium in a deal that covers India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmar.
After opening a temporary Hummingmint Café in Copenhagen, which features the newly created fawn character, Sanrio is sending the concept to Japan.
The China Animation Licensing Industry has named Tove Jansson's Moomin brand as one of Top 10 International Brands in China.
C3 Entertainment has brokered a new direct-to-retail agreement with Calendar Holdings to produce trivia games and puzzles for "The Three Stooges" brand.
Multi-platform media company Shout! Factory has promoted four of its veteran executives.
Brad Globe will step down from his post as president of Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a position he has held for more than a decade, in spring 2016.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has given a sneak peek of new levels in the upcoming "LEGO Dimensions" video game that will feature "The Simpsons."
runDisney is adding a second series of Star Wars-inspired races to its 2016 lineup, this time featuring the Dark Side.
Bleacher Creatures is adding the WWE wrestling brand to its line of sports plush figures.
Sun City is planning a line of branded apparel and accessories in France for Twentieth Century Fox's upcoming film Ice Age 5: Collision Course.
Playmates Toys has unveiled its all-new 2015 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles line, at New York Toy Fair, inspired by season four of the Nickelodeon TV series.
MTB Cyclewear is hoping to give cyclers a little of Popeye's famous strength in a new line of bicycle jerseys, created in partnership with King Features Syndicate.
Titan Merchandise has unveiled "Sherlock" Titans: The Baker Street Collection, a line of vinyl figures inspired by the BBC One series.
Underground Toys will add to its line of Star Wars homewares this year, in advance of the franchise's next film, Episode VII: The Force Awakens, in theaters Dec. 18.
Discovery Communications has named Robert Marick vice president of North American licensing and global location-based entertainment for Discovery Consumer Products.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA has signed a global partnership with the children's watch brand Flik Flak for a new line of character-inspired watches.
ITV has given a sneak peek at some of the re-imagined characters in its upcoming series "Thunderbirds Are Go," based on the classic Gerry Anderson brand.
DC Thomson Consumer Products' book, The Diary of Dennis the Menace: World Menace Day, is one of 10 books selected as World Book Day title.
Aardman Animations has signed on to be included in London Resort Company Holdings' planned North Kent entertainment resort, set to open Easter 2020.
4K Media has inked a deal with Star Cutouts for standees and face masks featuring Yu-Gi-Oh! monsters.
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