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.
Sanrio sponsored High Tea events at the Langham Hotel in Melbourne during the July school holidays, in a deal brokered by Haven Licensing.
Aeropostale and its children line P.S. from Aeropostale opened its first location in Mexico through a licensing partnership with Distribuidora Liverpool, S.A. de C.V.
G Mason Group announced its partnership with Nickelodeon to launch a new pet line featuring SpongeBob SquarePants and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Pokémon Company International is celebrating the grand opening of PokemonCenter.com, an e-commerce store featuring official Pokémon merchandise.
Random House Children’s Books will launch a new chapter book series featuring Anna and Elsa, from the Disney film Frozen.
Backstage Licensing has negotiated a new deal with Swiss Eyewear Group and its INVU brand for a Smurfs sunglasses line.
The U.S. basketball shoe segment is presenting solid gains in an overall down footwear market.
While inherent risks are still prevalent, so are the opportunities for retail growth especially in several smaller, less publicized nations.
Actress Sofia Vergara has partnered with Kay Jewelers to launch a new jewelry collection.
Aadrash has appointed MJA licensing as its licensing agent in France for the Purple Turtle book series.
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