Brand Licensing Europe 2014 expects to top last year’s record-breaking attendance with even more features and new brands on the floor.
The Joester Loria Group is expanding Kellogg’s presence in the kitchen with a new deal for home textiles and the launch of microwavable cookware at Walmart.
Lionsgate has acquired the distribution rights to The Smosh Movie, based on the AwesomenessTV YouTube brand.
To complement its line of heritage-inspired furniture, the University of Oxford has signed a new home décor licensee.
Merchantwise has been appointed by ITV Studios Global Entertainment to manage the licensing program of the new “Thunderbirds Are Go!” TV series in Australia.
Knockout Licensing has added three new partners for Boo: The World’s Cutest Dog in Japan and Europe.
Crumbs Bake Shop is planning to launch a new line of products at mass market, including a new cookie line and chocolate bar.
Shwings and Things has signed a deal with Hasbro's My Little Pony for a line of shoe accessories.
Absolut has collaborated with the Andy Warhol brand once again for the Andy Warhol Edition limited edition bottle celebrating creativity and pop art.
Mask-arade has added Disney's Frozen to its roster of licensed facemasks, in partnership with Rubie's Costume Company.
Hasbro and 3DPlusMe have introduced Super Awesome Me, a personalized 3D printing experience that allows kids to become one of their favorite characters.
Nerd Corps Entertainment has partnered with Ciwen Media Group to bring the Slugterra brand to China.
ZeptoLab UK and CITV are bringing a series of animated short films based on the game app “Cut the Rope” to TV in the U.K.
HIT Entertainment has launched the Thomas & Friends Tracks4Thomas U.K. holiday charity campaign, in partnership with Hamleys.
On Nov. 8, the U.K.’s Channel 5 named the greatest kids’ TV shows from the past 60 years, with many licensed brands finding their way onto the list.
Nickelodeon and the Changi Airport Group in Singapore have launched a SpongeBob SquarePants-themed Christmas experience.
IBISWorld is forecasting a slight increase in Thanksgiving and holiday gift spending this year.
Global Pursuit has signed a retail agreement with Galeries Lafayette China to introduce Uglydoll-branded merchandise at its store in Beijing.
Authentic Apparel Group has launched a new line of army-style clothing officially licensed by the U.S. Army in partnership with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
Kunihiko Tsuji, chief operating officer and senior executive vice president of Sanrio, passed away Nov. 19 due to acute heart failure at the age of 61.
Grinchmas is returning to Universal Studios Hollywood with “whobilation” throughout the theme park.
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