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.
Summit Entertainment and Planet Hollywood International have teamed up to host The Twilight Forever Fan Experience in New York City.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products is planning a soccer-themed crossover for The Simpsons in 2014 in conjunction with the FIFA World Cup.
Safety science company UL will host a Licensing Industry Open Day Nov. 21 at its new facility in Berkshire, England.
The National Retail Federation’s figures indicate broad sales gains in most retail sectors in September.
Kimberly-Clark and the National Hockey League have renewed and expanded their multi-year partnership in North America.
Panini has launched the first issue of the official Sendokai Champions magazine in Spain alongside collectible products.
Nottingham Forest has appointed Copyright Licensing Agency to handle licensing for the animated feature film Foosball in MENA.
More than 50 percent of holiday shoppers have already begun their search and more consumers than ever before will turn to gift cards this year.
King Features, worldwide licensor of Betty Boop and Popeye, has appointed Tycoon Group as its agent in Latin and Central America.
Frankford Candy’s Welch’s Filled Licorice has arrived at Walgreen’s stores across the U.S., marking the product’s nationwide retail entry.
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