The anime series ‘Yo-Kai Watch’ has taken Japan by storm. Now the brand is looking west, with plans to launch across Europe, the Americas and Australia/New Zealand.
Mark Caplan has been promoted to senior vice president of global consumer products for Sony Pictures Consumer Products.
Entertainment One has appointed the first licensing partners for Steven Spielberg’s big-screen adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl novel The BFG.
The force of reading will be strong at thousands of regional and international storytelling events Saturday for Star Wars Reads Day.
Men’s accessories company Cufflinks has collaborated with Lucasfilm and DC Comics to create a boys' neckwear collection.
In a move to expand its current output of content for kids and families, Universal Pictures created the Universal Kids Productions group.
Former Warner Bros., Sony Pictures and FremantleMedia executive Sander Schwartz will serve as president of the kids' social media network Grom Social.
DRi Licensing is gearing up for the Roald Dahl Centenary in 2016 with plans for events next year and an array of new licensed products.
CBS has teamed with Genera Games to release a new 'Star Trek' puzzle adventure game for iOS and Android devices.
King Features Syndicate is readying comic book hero Flash Gordon for takeoff with a lineup of new international and domestic licensing partners.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products is working with the Asian restaurant chain Dazzling Café to put Tweety in the spotlight.
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.
Warner Bros. U.K. has named Brand & Deliver to create and execute marketing promotions for Scooby-Doo and Tom & Jerry in 2015.
Baby brand aden + anais and global AIDS charity (RED) have launched a designer collaboration with Jessica Alba, Gwen Stefani and Rachel Zoe.
The Carat Shop has recently released a line of Harry Potter jewelry in the U.K., under license from Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
IDW Entertainment, a division of comic book publisher IDW Publishing, has signed talent agency WME to represent all film and television projects for the company.
USAopoloy will create a co-branded version of its family board game Yahtzee with the film The Terminator, in a deal brokered by Creative Licensing Corporation.
Hot Topic has unveiled a limited edition fashion collection inspired by the upcoming Walt Disney Studios live-action film Cinderella, in theaters March 13.
2014 was year of big successes (Frozen), milestones (Hello Kitty’s 40th) and industry-changing innovations (3D printing). Here’s a recap of the news that shaped the year.
Factory Entertainment has picked up the license for Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin this week at New York Toy Fair.
Peanuts Worldwide has partnered with DecoPac for a multi-year license agreement to create cake, cupcake and dessert decorations featuring the Peanuts brand.
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