Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Americans are planning to do some big holiday shopping during the Thanksgiving weekend, according to NRF’s Thanksgiving Weekend Expectations survey.
Corus Entertainment has partnered with mobile technology company Fingerprint to create a mobile entertainment platform for children ages 2 to 7.
The New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation has launched an e-commerce site for the city–the New Orleans City Store.
Sanrio and Toei Animation Europe are pairing to unite Hello Kitty and the anime series "One Piece" in a joint licensing program for Europe.
Soy sauce brand Kikkoman has appointed Brand Central to extend the brand into new product categories in North America.
Global production and distribution company DQE has launched two YouTube channels as part of its new digital media strategy.
Viz Media Europe has signed on to distribute the Japanese anime series "Kuroko's Basket," which follows two rookie high school basketball players.
Gaumont International Television has hired Tim Stephen to the newly created position of senior vice president of business and legal affairs.
Turner Broadcasting has acquired the U.K. pay TV rights for Lupus Films’ animated preschool series “Toot the Tiny Tugboat.”
Corus Entertainment is planning to launch TV Everywhere apps for its kids' channels Treehouse, YTV and Teletoon.
Scripps Networks International has created a new in-house International Program Sales and Distribution department that will bring new fresh content to MIPCOM.
SEGA Europe has hired Kay Ferneyhough to join its London-based licensing team as retail license manager.
August retail sales increased 2.7 percent unadjusted year-over-year, according to the National Retail Federation.
Pretty Ugly has tapped Franco Manufacturing to create extensions in the bedding, bath and beach product categories for its Uglydoll brand in North America.
All-American Licensing and Management Group has signed on to represent the sports apparel brand PoloGear in North America.
The stars of the animated TV shows "Shaun the Sheep" and "Timmy Time" will soon be encouraging flocks of children around the world to learn English.
The Weddings and Resorts division of lifestyle brand kathy ireland Worldwide has expanded outside of the U.S. for the first time.
A new line of tech accessories created by fashion designers Nanette Lepore, Anna Sui and Isaac Mizrahi New York are coming exclusively to Best Buy.
Viacom18 Consumer Products is planning to bring the wild fun of DQ Entertainment's The Jungle Book brand to shelves in India.
Audio company BassBuds has launched a range of official Premier League team-branded in-ear headphones and Bluetooth portable speakers.
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