Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Manchester United has unveiled plans for a series of new fan events in Asia and South Africa that will share the history and traditions of the football club.
The American Girl doll brand has partnered with select Marriott hotels across the U.S. to offer a branded getaway package for young guests.
After 11 years on top, Disney's Frozen has beat out Barbie as the top girls' toy brand this holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation.
DHX Media’s Caillou preschool brand is turning 25 next year, and to celebrate, DHX Brands is planning a year-long celebration.
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and Maud Borup are pairing for a range of hot cocoa mixes.
Crayola has partnered with Lulu Jr. to develop book-making kits for children ages 4 to 12.
Bleacher Creatures is planning a line of plush dolls featuring characters from New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ The Hobbit trilogy.
Winter sports brand Burton has unveiled a new limited edition holiday line of snowboards adorned with iconic starlet Marilyn Monroe.
Pretty Ugly has partnered with Fathead to create a collection of Uglydoll wall graphics.
Loudmouth is teaming with performance headwear company Headsweats in a new deal brokered by the brand's licensing agent, The Brand Liaison.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Andre Javes as managing director of Southeast Asia and Greater China.
Discovery Communications has teamed up with Gramercy Products to create a line of products based on Animal Planet’s “Puppy Bowl.”
Ludorum has appointed Jantar Projekt to manage the licensing of its Chuggington preschool brand in Central and Eastern Europe.
The National Basketball Association has named the Golden State Warriors and the Miami Heat as the 2012-13 season’s Team Retailers of the Year.
Giromax has released a new line of trading cards in Spain featuring the new app, “Angry Birds Go!” under license from Rovio Entertainment.
In anticipation of the Feb. 7 theatrical release of The LEGO Movie, Toys ‘R’ Us stores across the U.S. are hosting a series of special events and feature shops.
DHX Media has appointed CPLG as the U.K. agent for its preschool property In the Night Garden, and signed a raft of licensing deals in the U.K. and Australia.
Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. have revealed details about the Diagon Alley area that will be added to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Rocket Licensing has been appointed to represent the U.K. fashion accessory and cosmetics brand Models Own, known for its nail polishes.
Feld Entertainment has unveiled details of the storyline for “Marvel Universe Live!” which will feature the most Marvel characters ever in one production.
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