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.
Bulldog Licensing, agent for the CBeebies series "Mr. Bloom’s Nursery," has teamed with charitable organization The Conservation Volunteers for a new range of Mr. Bloom product.
The Topps Company has released "Topps Kicks 15," a real-world, real-time football trading card app for Barclays Premier League, Bundesliga and Major League Soccer.
Haven Licensing will now represent Artestar and manage the licensing of its art, design and pop culture brands in Australia and New Zealand.
StoryToys has released 3D pop-up activity app based on the Poppy Cat franchise and developed in collaboration with Coolabi and The Kindly Ones Productions.
Coolabi has recently appointed two new licensing agents for its Poppy Cat brand–Firefly Brand Management in the U.S. and El Ocho in Spain.
Trade Mark Collections has joined a growing band of licensees for Redan Alchemy's "The Sooty Show," which is the longest-running kids' TV show in the world.
JELC has signed Gemma International as the newest licensee for the greetings card and gift brand The Wisdom of Kids.
Digital Giving's charity app "T-Shirt Booth" welcomes a new addition–the hit mobile game "Plants vs. Zombies," in a deal brokered by Bulldog Licensing.
Viacom International Media Networks has completed its £450 million acquisition of Channel 5 Broadcasting from Northern & Shell Media Group.
Australian skin care line Cancer Council Sunscreens has unveiled its Peppa Pig Kids SPF 50+ sunscreens.
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