With several new content initiatives, Cartoon Network Enterprises is poised to offer a broader portfolio and more opportunitites in licensing and events.
Sanrio has named Simon Gresswell to serve as the chief operating officer of Sanrio GmbH, MML and SGA, effective May 15.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, has tapped DK to publish a series of books based on Wonder Woman and the LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes brands.
Aardman and Trixie have teamed up once again to expand the licensee’s current range of pet products inspired by “Shaun the Sheep.”
The World of Eric Carle and PercyVites have teamed up to feature The Very Hungry Caterpillar on the party platform’s customizable digital invitations and thank you videos.
Peanuts Worldwide has partnered with Jam City to create a new bubble shooter game starring Snoopy, his alter-egos and other characters from the franchise.
Sesame Workshop has tapped Google Earth to spotlight 12 girl Muppets from “Sesame Street” on the revamped platform to inspire children to “learn, explore and dream big.”
Happy Ink has appointed Maurizio Distefano to represent the international brand Hamsta World for licensing in Italy.
Dutch fashion brand Scotch & Soda will release an extensive apparel collection featuring Felix the Cat, in a deal brokered by CPLG, the cartoon character’s licensing agent.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Entertainment One have tapped Delta Children to create new lines of toddler and juvenile furniture.
Toei Animation and Creer Beaute joined forces once again to release a new lipstick collection inspired by the anime series “Sailor Moon.”
SEGA has launched a new Sonic-themed Instagram page, @SonicStyles, which will feature fashion, lifestyle and art products surrounding the blue hedgehog.
DC Thomson will open the first Maw Broon’s Kitchen restaurant in Dundee, Scotland, next year.
Mercis has partnered with Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing to publish both classic Miffy and Miffy TV tie-in titles.
Disney has teamed with Egmont Publishing to celebrate the 90th birthday of two British icons–Winnie the Pooh and Queen Elizabeth–with a new illustrated and audio story.
American Greetings Entertainment will celebrate the Care Bears’ 35th anniversary next year with a slate of new retail, promotional and licensing partners across multiple categories.
Paws, Inc. taps licensing agency to represent its classic character brand.
Marvel has partnered with Kryptonics to create a line of skateboards featuring Marvel’s superheroes.
Rocket Licensing, The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s U.K. licensing agency, has secured a number of new licensees for the children’s brand.
SEGA has revealed two new “Sonic the Hedgehog” video games for 2017–“Sonic Mania” and an untitled original game.
Hot Topic and Cartoon Network have joined forces once again to launch a new apparel collection inspired by the network’s programs.
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