With several new content initiatives, Cartoon Network Enterprises is poised to offer a broader portfolio and more opportunitites in licensing and events.
The 17th Annual Toy of the Year Awards, hosted by the Toy Industry Association, honored the best toys and games of the year, including License of the Year–Spin Master’s “Paw Patrol.”
Loot Crate has revealed two exclusive lines of collectible figures that will be part of select subscription lines, including the WWE Slam Crate and the Halo Legendary Crate.
USAopoly, a developer and manufacturer of board games, collectibles and puzzles, has launched a new designer collectibles division, titled Project Raygun.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Will DePippo of Sesame Workshop hosted a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair on Saturday.
Moose Toys will showcase a host of items at New York Toy Fair, including additions to the Shopkins brand, Despicable Me 3 collectibles and more.
Plush and gift company Kids Preferred has revealed a slew of new products based on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Guess How Much I Love You, Pete the Cat and more.
The National Wildlife Federation has signed six new licensing partnerships for the Ranger Rick brand across a host of categories, including digital, print, toys and more.
The LEGO Group and Warner Bros. Consumer Products have joined forces for a series of collectibles and lifestyle merchandise inspired by The LEGO Batman Movie, in theaters now.
NBCUniversal will debut a raft of properties at this year’s New York Toy Fair, including Despicable Me 3, Fast & Furious, Trolls, The Mummy and “Voltron Legendary Defender.”
Jazwares, in collaboration with Hasbro, has introduced a new toy adjaceny line based on Hasbro’s Nerf brand.
The M Zone has signed on two new licensees for merchandise based on the Lovethislife property.
Japan-based Kitson Co. has acquired the global trademark rights for Kitson, the upmarket boutique store founded in Los Angeles, Calif., from U.S.-based Winter Harbor.
4K Media has secured a new broadcast partnership with Telenica Canal 8 in Nicaragua to air the anime series “Yu-Gi-Oh” throughout the country.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products U.K. and Ireland and licensee Paladone have teamed up to create a new range of gift products inspired by the Harry Potter franchise.
The Tetris Company has named Branding Streams as its merchandising agent for the “Tetris” brand in Canada.
The U.S. box office is gearing up to make 2016 the highest-earning year in recent history, with year-to-date gross box office sales up 4.1 percent, according to Box Office Mojo.
Beauty brand Revlon has tapped singer Gwen Stefani to serve as its new global brand ambassador.
Viacom has appointed Sarah Levy to the position of chief operating officer of its global entertainment group, effective immediately.
Authentic Brands Group has tapped the messaging app “Kwippit” to feature Mini Marilyn, the animated character inspired by Marilyn Monroe.
License Global has announced that the Early Bird rate period for the NYC Licensing Summit conference and networking will close today.
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