Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
NASCAR has teamed up with property developer AMP Group USA to open I-Drive NASCAR, a new indoor, high-performance kart racing facility in Orlando, Fla.
The Little Gym International is introducing SpongeBob SquarePants-themed Awesome Birthday Bash parties in partnership with Nickelodeon.
Dubai Parks and Resorts has teamed with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to create a Sony Pictures Studio and Smurfs Zone at the upcoming Motiongate Dubai theme park.
Genius Brands International, creators of the TV series "Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaire's Club," has launched the 4th annual Grow Your Own Business Challenge for kids.
Saban’s Power Rangers Super Megaforce are powering up the Halloween season with festivities and adventures planned throughout October.
Children’s brand Tractor Ted has tapped SPI Global Play to develop a range of soft play environments for kids inspired by the brand.
Snowman Enterprises and the Intu Trafford Centre have struck a partnership for Christmas 2014.
Flair and Disney got the highest deliveries ever reported for a Twitter party for a children’s product, reaching more than 1.8 million unique accounts.
Last Saturday at MIPJunior, License! Global global editorial director Tony Lisanti hosting a seminar on licensing for the new generation of plugged-in audiences.
Mind Candy has signed Giochi Preziosi Group as the European toy partner for its new game brand “World of Warriors.”
Feld Motor Sports' Monster Jam has partnered with a number of new Australia-based licensees in preparation for a multi-city Monster Jam tour of Australia and New Zealand.
Saban Brands and Cirque du Soleil Média unveiled “Luna Petunia” at MIPCOM this week, an original preschool property inspired by the Cirque du Soleil brand.
Saban’s Power Rangers are getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, with a series of events that will culminate in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Bulls Licensing has brought together FinTech Global and Puuha International Oy to launch a Moomins theme park in Japan in 2015.
FremantleMedia Kids and Family Entertainment has launched a brand awareness and retail campaign in the U.K. to support Flair’s upcoming Tree Fu Tom toy range.
Aurora World’s YooHoo & Friends brand will serve as the exclusive sponsor of the Children's Zoo at the Chessington World of Adventures Resort in Surry.
Unilever Ice Cream is now the official frozen novelties and hard-scooped ice cream partner for all Six Flags theme parks in the U.S.
A range of characters from Lawless Entertainment’s client brands will be participating in the 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll this weekend
Viacom International Media Networks Spain and Parques Reunidos have opened the country’s first Nickelodeon-branded attraction.
BBC Worldwide North America and Fathom Events will celebrate Emmy award-winning actor David Tennant in a two-night theatrical screening event.
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