Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
Bleacher Creatures is planning a line of plush dolls featuring characters from New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ The Hobbit trilogy.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has tapped Cookies United to create a line of decorated cookies and cookie kits based on the upcoming Minions movie.
Disney's Frozen is the No. 1 toy license of the year in Great Britain, according to the NPD Group, and is on track to overtake the No. 1 U.K. toy license of all time, Toy Story 3.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the winners of the annual British Academy Children’s Awards Sunday in London.
The first trailer for the upcoming Peanuts was released Tuesday, leaked online by Iconix.
Bulldog Licensing has announced a new collaboration with Iconic Images, an international photography owner and distributor in publishing and the contemporary art market.
Cartamundi has announced the debut of three new Shuffle games: Disney's Frozen, Pixar Cars and a Monopoly Deal Disney Edition.
Textiles company Dreamtex has created a line of bedding inspired by Paddington Bear to coincide with the feature film, which hits theaters Nov. 28.
Fangirl fashion company Her Universe has released a collection of Darth Vader jewelry.
There are a multitude of reasons why a Hasbro/DreamWorks merger makes sense, not only from a financial viewpoint, but also from a practical business and synergistic perspective. Here are 10.
Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan is making the move into licensing, with the launch of the new fashion and fitness lifestyle brand, HRX.
Sony Pictures Consumer Products is getting ready for the 30th anniversary of Ghostbusters next year by lining up a raft of licensees.
HarperCollins Publishers U.S. and U.K. and Google's Niantic Labs are planning a multi-media program that will be based on the YA trilogy Endgame.
Genius Brands International has signed a roster of new licensing partners for the animated film trilogyStan Lee’s Mighty 7 (SLAM 7).
NBCUniversal is continuing to build on the success of its hit animated film Despicable Me 2 at retail.
Walt Disney Studios has launched a new cloud-based digital movie service, Disney Movies Anywhere.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has teamed with CafePress to create an extensive collection of Veronica Mars fan-designed merchandise.
Disney is celebrating the release of its latest animated feature The Pirate Fairy with a range of products and apparel.
Subscription e-commerce site JustFab has launched a new women’s shoe and handbag collection from Latin superstar Paulina Rubio.
Disney Publishing Worldwide is planning four new books based on the original Star Wars film trilogy in anticipation of Star Wars: Episode VII.
©2014 ADVANSTAR COMMUNICATIONS INC. All rights reserved.