Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
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.
Parham Santana recently secured a new deal with Euro Ceramica to bring Turner Classic Movies to the table.
Crayola has tapped Zalemark to create a new jewelry line that reflects the image and colorful personality of its brand.
The kids' world Kuboo.com is bringing the classic character Popeye to its online experience in a new deal with Hearst's King Features.
Sesame Workshop and ToyTalk have signed a two-year research partnership agreement to explore ways to advance literacy learning among preschool-aged children.
Sewing machine company Brother International Malaysia has launched two special anniversary edition Hello Kitty home sewing machines.
China-based Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Company, a developer of animation and toys, has created a North American division–Auldey Toys North America.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association is now accepting nominations for the LIMA Licensing Industry Hall of Fame.
Design brand The Wisdom of Kids has partnered with Blueprint Collections for a line of stationery in the U.K.
Licensing consulting company TSG Brands has named Kimberly Awad as vice president of licensing acquisitions.
Unilever U.K. is adding to the portfolio for the U.K.’s No. 1 kids’ bathing brand, Matey, in a new partnership with H&A for bath accessories.
Nerd Corps Entertainment has added a slew of new licensees for its action property Slugterra in Italy, Latin America, Russia, Turkey, Israel and South Africa.
Discovery Enterprises International has rolled out its first Discovery Explore Your World toy range in the U.K. and Ireland.
The Walt Disney Company China has unveiled plans for the company's first store on the Chinese mainland.
DHX Media has appointed Cupcake Digital to develop a series of children’s apps inspired by the “Yo Gabba Gabba!” TV series.
Crocs is the newest licensee for Boo–The World’s Cutest Dog, in a new deal brokered by Knockout Licensing.
Garfield is strutting his way into the Jumble puzzle space in newspapers across the country today, in a themed puzzle by Garfield creator Jim Davis.
SCS Direct is planning to feature Discovery Communications’ Animal Planet brand in a new collection of its Hatch ‘Em Eggs toys.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Wolfgang Link as president of Toys ‘R’ Us Europe and Jacobo Caller as managing director of Toys ‘R’ Us Iberia.
Brand Central has been appointed to represent the “Willy Wonka of New York,” pastry master Dominique Ansel.
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