Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
Kip & Sew, the new premium sub-brand of licensee Character World, is planning luxury bedding ranges featuring Disney and Marvel characters in the U.K.
Three new Doctor Who products are now available in the U.K. from scarf retailer Lovarzi, in partnership with BBC Worldwide.
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.”
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer has added another new licensee as it gears up for the 50th anniversary in 2014.
American Greetings Properties is continuing to digitize Strawberry Shortcake with the release of three new apps.
Rovio Entertainment has appointed Megalicense to represent licensing and retail initiatives for its Angry Birds brand in Russia.
An animated Popeye commercial for Mama Lucchetti pasta has won an Effie Award as the most effective commercial in its category.
Marvel Entertainment has joined forces with C-Preme for a line of helmets with 3D designs of Marvel’s Super Heroes.
Random House Children’s Books is kicking off the new year with a raft of new titles based on its top children’s characters, TV shows and movies.
Digital Giving’s charity app “T-Shirt Booth” has added its 20th licensed character–DC Thomson’s Oor Wullie.
Big Tent Entertainment has tapped Kelly Toy to create a line of Domo-branded pet products in the U.S. and Canada.
Anita Gatto has joined Entertainment One Licensing’s pop culture and lifestyle division in the newly created role of vice president of marketing.
IDW Publishing is expanding its micro comic fun packs with a set of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles collectibles, under license from Nickelodeon.
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