Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
Stan Lee's Comikaze opens its doors today just in time for trick-or-treating and a full weekend of chances to dress up.
Sanrio kicked off the first-ever Hello Kitty convention Thursday at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Los Angeles, Calif.
Biscuiteers has signed a delicious deal with Warner Bros. Consumer Products U.K. and Ireland for a range of iced biscuits, cupcakes and cakes.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is making a stop at Build-A-Bear Workshops this holiday season, in a new line of customizable plush.
British animation company Smallfilms and its licensing agent Coolabi have launched the first official licensed Bagpuss game app.
Lawless Entertainment has introduced Bonnie Boat & Friends, an all-new original preschool brand for animated series co-production and licensing.
Tomy, the global master toy partner for SEGA's Sonic the Hedgehog, has launched the all-new Sonic Boom toy line exclusively available at Toys ‘R’ Us.
Activision Publishing’s has launched the new side-scrolling action-adventure video game, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze.”
Disney Consumer Products has rolled out a robust product range for its upcoming comedy-adventure Big Hero 6, which will debut in theaters Nov. 7.
Nickelodeon and Put Me in the Story have teamed up to develop customized children’s books starring Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants.
Following its debut appearance at Brand Licensing Europe last month, Outfit7 has signed a series of deals for Talking Tom and Talking Friends.
Redan Alchemy has appointed Golden Bear as the master toy partner for the iconic British kids’ brand The Sooty Show.
Bulldog Licensing has sown the seeds of a new deal for the CBeebies character Mr. Bloom with fancy dress supplier Little Babas.
Random House Children’s Books has released a series of new titles from Nickelodeon, Mattel and Sesame Workshop.
Big Tent Entertainment and the L.A.-based design studio Mighty Fine are planning a line of fan-created Domo apparel and accessories.
Carte Blanche Group has partnered with two distributors in South Africa to develop and grow the Me to You, Tatty Teddy & My Blue Nose Friends and Tiny Tatty Teddy brands.
HBO Global Licensing and Funko are adding to their line of Game of Thrones figures with a collection of 2.5-inch mini-figures.
Giromax has released a new line of trading cards in Spain featuring the new app, “Angry Birds Go!” under license from Rovio Entertainment.
GungHo Online Entertainment has partnered with Sanrio to feature Hello Kitty and other characters in its mobile game “Puzzle & Dragons.”
King Features Syndicate has partnered with social games developer Dragonplay for the new “Popeye Slots” game app.
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