License! Global explores the opportunities and challenges of the Japanese licensed consumer product market.
NFL Players Inc. and Panini America have signed an exclusive agreement that will make Panini the sole manufacturer of NFLPA-licensed trading cards and stickers.
Children’s animated series “Finley the Fire Engine” will have its U.S. premiere on iTunes.
Vancouver-based Big Bad Boo Studios struck a deal with Kingston-based TV Jamaica to air the children’s television series “1001 Nights.”
Bulldog Licensing has brokered a deal with BCI that will see the apparel firm extend its highly successful clothing line of U.K. popular character Monkey.
Chevrolet will welcome soccer team Manchester United to Michigan for its debut match in the state this Saturday at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Sanrio sponsored High Tea events at the Langham Hotel in Melbourne during the July school holidays, in a deal brokered by Haven Licensing.
JAKKS Pacific and Disguise, its Halloween costume division, expanded agreements for multiple top entertainment properties to produce costumes and accessories for the 2014 Halloween season.
Brand Licensing Europe is sponsoring the Table Dennis charity event at BLE, happening in London from October 7 to 9.
Walmart.com has acquired online shopping community and app Luvocracy.
Authentic Brands Group has finalized the purchase of certain assets of Collective Licensing International, Lifestyle Brands Corporation and Collective Brands Cooperatief U.A. from Payless Holdings.
Mercis is planning a series of events featuring its character Miffy to promote exercise among kids in the Netherlands.
Disney Junior’s Doc McStuffins is embarking on an experiential retail tour in the U.K. dubbed Doc’s Check-Up Clinic.
Nick Jr. is launching the Step by Step–Explore with Dora campaign this Thursday in Australia and New Zealand.
BabyFirst has scheduled three new series to its daily summer lineup.
Amazon Publishing is planning seven new Kindle Worlds on its e-reader fan fiction platform based on properties including G.I. Joe and “Veronica Mars.”
Metrostar Media, the U.K. agent for Lawless Entertainment’s Suzy’s Zoo brand, has added two new licensees.
DreamWorks Animation’s CEO and director Jeffrey Katzenberg is slated to give the opening keynote address on the first day of Licensing Expo, June 17.
A year in review and look ahead at the market Down Under. Editorial is provided by License! Global’s Australian content partner, The Bugg Report.
Ubisoft and Cryptozoic Entertainment are developing a board game based on the “Assassin’s Creed” video game franchise.
Centerstage Brands International has tapped Univision Communications to license the late Latin American movie star Pedro Infante in the U.S.
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