As Saban Brands celebrates its fifth anniversary, the company has grown from one iconic franchise to 11 brands and approaching $1 billion in retail sales worldwide.
There has been much discussion and debate about the ever-changing kids’ television and entertainment business over the past few months, and it was evident yet again at last month’s MIPTV.
Niche licensing programs have the power to cultivate brands from the most innocuous of sources.
Paradise is arriving at home shopping retailer HSN in an expansive new partnership with Margaritaville Enterprises that will feature Margaritaville-inspired products.
Disney has revealed details of the newest iteration of its gaming platform, Disney Infinity 3.0, including plans for new Star Wars set and the addition of Tron characters.
Actress Reese Witherspoon has launched a new lifestyle brand inspired by her Southern roots, called Draper James.
The orchestra/film concert "Bugs Bunny at the Symphony" will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year with a 20-city U.S. and Canada tour.
Accessories licensee RockLove continues to grow its slate of entertainment brands with new additions including the TV series "Outlander" and Warner Bros.' The Hobbit.
WEA Corp., the artist and label services arm of Warner Music Group, has appointed Alix Kram as vice president of global brand licensing.
BRB Internacional has re-branded its multi-platform website as AnimaKids.com as part of an overhaul that aims to make the site a destination for bilingual family entertainment.
YouTube, multi-channel networks and content sharing sites have been revealing new talent for several years and now brand licensing is about to become the next big opportunity.
Platinum Films' "Matt Hatter Chronicles" has strengthened its foothold in the Middle East, with a new multi-territory, three-season deal with Cartoon Network.
C3 Entertainment has been appointed to represent rock ‘n’ roll legend The Big Bopper for licensing and merchandising.
Saban Brands is planning a new original kids' series inspired by its Popples toy brand that will be available exclusively on Netflix worldwide.
Zodiak Kids' Mister Maker has joined forces with Henkel Adhesives and their brand Pritt for a national competition at schools across the U.K. and Eire.
Build-A-Bear Workshop will add a Hello Kitty 40th anniversary edition to its current Hello Kitty collection of customizable plush.
Zodiak Kids has sold Novel Entertainment’s animated children’s TV series “Horrid Henry” to Cartoon Network in Asia Pacific.
Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products has appointed licensing agent TLC to exclusively represent its brands across Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
Anderson Entertainment has seen a great response to its Kickstarter campaign to raise money for a new puppet series from "Thunderbirds" creator Gerry Anderson.
Magic Light Pictures is planning “Gruffalo: Photo,” an photo app based on the U.K. bedtime story.
CBS Consumer Products and Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams are extending the furniture collection inspired by TV drama "The Good Wife."
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