Brand Licensing Europe hosted its biggest show ever this October, marked by increases in both the number of exhibitors and attendees.
In anticipation of its upcoming film Trolls, DreamWorks Animation has added a host of licensees across numerous categories.
Discovery Consumer Products has added a wide range of new licensing deals and expanded its existing partnerships in North America for the Discovery Kids brand.
Thousands of toys and games will be unveiled this weekend in New York City at the 113th North American International Toy Fair–the largest toy marketplace in the Western Hemisphere.
Normaal Animation, in partnership with Fleischer Studios and King Features, will produce a new animated TV series featuring classic cartoon character Betty Boop.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Dianne Bellchambers of Moose Toys will host a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair this Saturday.
Spiffy Pictures has appointed HiHat Media and 9 Story Media to represent its new series “Nature Cat” for U.S. licensing and international distribution.
Nitro Circus has partnered with its co-founder Travis Pastrana, making Pastrana a fully sponsored Nitro Circus athlete and giving the company exclusive branding rights to his headwear and apparel.
Toys ‘R’ Us has promoted Joe Venezia to executive vice president, global store operations, effective Feb. 22.
Coburn Communication–a public relations, marketing and events agency–has appointed Christa Boeke as vice president, licensing.
Genius Brands International has signed two more licensing partners–Jaya Apparel and H.E.R. Accessories–for its new music and fashion-driven tween girls' brand, “SpacePop.”
Sequential Brands Group is in talks with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia to acquire the licensing and publishing company, according to a WSJ report.
Genius Brands International has finalized a licensing agreement with License 2 Play for the development of plush toys for the character brand From Frank.
Lawless Entertainment has signed a production deal with Mondo TV to co-produce and distribute a new 2D HD-animated series based on Adventures in Duckport.
Pink Chillies has partnered with Playrific, publishers of children’s apps, for the “Pink Chillies: Magical Elephant Game.”
LIMA has elected six new members to its board of directors and opened up the submission period for its U.K. Rising Stars awards.
Bleacher Creatures has unveiled its 2015 NFL player plush collection, which will feature more than 30 new players when it launches Aug. 15.
Sanrio is celebrating the 40th anniversaries of Little Twin Stars and My Melody this year at Comic-Con International in San Diego, Calif., taking place from today through Sunday.
DHX Media will ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell this morning at 9:15 a.m. EST to celebrate the listing of the company's variable voting shares on U.S. stock exchange.
Jam Brands and Copyrights Group have appointed Copyrights Asia to represent the Jits Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu lifestyle brand in Japan.
The Walt Disney Company has named the 10 technology start-ups that have been selected for its mentorship and investment program, Disney Accelerator, powered by Techstars.
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