Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
Disney’s Frozen and Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle characters will come to life this Halloween as some of the year's top costumes.
Nintendo has released the video game "Pokémon Art Academy" exclusively for Nintendo 3DS.
The Little Gym International is introducing SpongeBob SquarePants-themed Awesome Birthday Bash parties in partnership with Nickelodeon.
Fit For Sport has joined forces with Saban’s Power Rangers emPOWER program in the U.K. to launch a fitness guide to help children "power up."
Ireland's An Post has issued a collectible four-stamp set celebrating video game icons Nintendo’s Mario and SEGA’ s Sonic the Hedgehog.
Rocket Licensing has brokered a deal that will see the Very Hungry Caterpillar featured in an on-pack promotion of Cawston Press fruit juices.
The Freestyle Football Federation has commissioned Northern Creative Studio to create a team of animated characters to promote the fast-growing sport.
Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced plans for a new animated film, Moana, which is scheduled to hit theaters in late 2016.
StoryToys and The Eric Carle Studio have released of “My Very Hungry Caterpillar,” the first fully interactive 3D app based on the Eric Carle character.
Entertainment One Licensing’s Peppa Pig is stepping onto the printed page with a new magazine from Redan Publishing, as well as a trio of other new licensees.
First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama has announced new partners for the Partnership for a Healthier America organization–Sesame Workshop and the Produce Marketing Association.
Nickelodeon and the Changi Airport Group in Singapore have launched a SpongeBob SquarePants-themed Christmas experience.
Kunihiko Tsuji, chief operating officer and senior executive vice president of Sanrio, passed away Nov. 19 due to acute heart failure at the age of 61.
Sanrio and American Greetings Properties have brought together two of their brands–Care Bears and Little Twin Stars–for a new collaboration in Japan.
C3 Entertainment is making a push into the TV/film/digital space with the appointment of Pablo Velez Jr. as director of development and production.
Bulls Licensing has brought together FinTech Global and Puuha International Oy to launch a Moomins theme park in Japan in 2015.
Global Pursuit has been named the exclusive licensing agent and promotions representative for the Albert Einstein brand in Asia.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA and the National Basketball Association hosted thier first co-branded basketball clinic in London Wednesday.
Toyota and Walt Disney Studios’ The Muppets have teamed up to promote the new Toyota Highlander and the March 21 feature film premiere of Muppets Most Wanted.
Big Tent Entertainment has expanded its relationship with several key licensing partners for its Domo character.
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