Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
Manchester United has unveiled plans for a series of new fan events in Asia and South Africa that will share the history and traditions of the football club.
The American Girl doll brand has partnered with select Marriott hotels across the U.S. to offer a branded getaway package for young guests.
Netflix and American Greetings Properties are collaborating on an original kids' series starring the Care Bears.
DHX Media’s Caillou preschool brand is turning 25 next year, and to celebrate, DHX Brands is planning a year-long celebration.
Bleacher Creatures is planning a line of plush dolls featuring characters from New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ The Hobbit trilogy.
Winter sports brand Burton has unveiled a new limited edition holiday line of snowboards adorned with iconic starlet Marilyn Monroe.
Pretty Ugly has partnered with Fathead to create a collection of Uglydoll wall graphics.
"The Radio City Christmas Spectacular" has teamed up with kids' music brand Kidz Bop to offer a Kidz Bop Day at Radio City Music Hall, Dec. 7.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has tapped Cookies United to create a line of decorated cookies and cookie kits based on the upcoming Minions movie.
CBS Consumer Products has released a new addition in its line of Star Trek alcoholic beverages, Klingon Bloodwine (tlhIngan 'Iw HIq).
SEGA Networks is planning a new Sonic mobile game, “Sonic Jump Fever,” which will be available as a free download for iOS and Android.
Saban Brands has appointed Daniel Castle as managing director of strategic business development.
My Gym Children’s Fitness Center has appointed Mary M. Mueller as head of business development.
After a prominent career and many personal accomplishments in music merchandising, Dell Furano and Epic Rights are gearing up to produce another big hit.
Ubisoft’s Rabbids are taking over retail across the U.S. with a full lineup of licensed apparel, books, toys and more.
HIT Entertainment, an affiliate of Fisher-Price, is planning brand-new CG-animated TV series based on the Little Peopl toy brand.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA, in partnership with DC Entertainment, has unveiled new artwork for its collaboration between Sanrio’s Hello Kitty and DC Comics.
BBC Worldwide North America is continuing to build momentum for its “Top Gear” TV series on the continent with several new licensed consumer product deals.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing is broadening its oversight to include consumer products for the NBC network and Sprout globally.
Poeticgem has signed on to produce a nightwear range based on Universal Pictures’ and Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me franchise.
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