With several new content initiatives, Cartoon Network Enterprises is poised to offer a broader portfolio and more opportunitites in licensing and events.
The 17th Annual Toy of the Year Awards, hosted by the Toy Industry Association, honored the best toys and games of the year, including License of the Year–Spin Master’s “Paw Patrol.”
Loot Crate has revealed two exclusive lines of collectible figures that will be part of select subscription lines, including the WWE Slam Crate and the Halo Legendary Crate.
USAopoly, a developer and manufacturer of board games, collectibles and puzzles, has launched a new designer collectibles division, titled Project Raygun.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Will DePippo of Sesame Workshop hosted a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair on Saturday.
Moose Toys will showcase a host of items at New York Toy Fair, including additions to the Shopkins brand, Despicable Me 3 collectibles and more.
Plush and gift company Kids Preferred has revealed a slew of new products based on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Guess How Much I Love You, Pete the Cat and more.
The National Wildlife Federation has signed six new licensing partnerships for the Ranger Rick brand across a host of categories, including digital, print, toys and more.
The LEGO Group and Warner Bros. Consumer Products have joined forces for a series of collectibles and lifestyle merchandise inspired by The LEGO Batman Movie, in theaters now.
NBCUniversal will debut a raft of properties at this year’s New York Toy Fair, including Despicable Me 3, Fast & Furious, Trolls, The Mummy and “Voltron Legendary Defender.”
Jazwares, in collaboration with Hasbro, has introduced a new toy adjaceny line based on Hasbro’s Nerf brand.
4K Media has partnered with Six Flags Entertainment to create a holiday promotion inspired by the upcoming movie Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions.
License Global explores the rapid growth of The Brand Liaison and how Licensing Expo has helped it quickly become a top licensing agency.
National Amusements, which has a controlling stake in both the CBS Corporation and Viacom, has requested that both companies’ board of directors discontinue their exploration of a potential merger.
Televisa, Pol-ka Producciones and Federation Kids & Family have secured an international broadcast partnership with Italy’s Super! for its long-running teen series “Love, Divina.”
Paws Inc. has tapped Global Licensing NZ to represent Garfield and associated characters for licensing throughout Australia and New Zealand, beginning Jan. 1, 2017.
Authentic Brands Group and Elvis Presley Enterprises have signed an administrative agreement with music service company Kobalt to administer and provide publishing services for the King of Rock and Roll’s collection.
Viz Media has signed on a number of licensees to further extend the consumer products program for its animated series “Naruto Shippuden” and “One-Punch Man.”
Gaumont Television has named Vanessa Shapiro to the position of president of worldwide distribution.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association is now accepting nominations for its annual International Licensing Excellence Awards.
Amazon Prime series “Miss Danielle’s Preschoolbuds” has launched a new educational app, titled “Let’s Go to Preschool with Miss Danielle’s Preschoolbuds” on the children’s social platform TinyTap.
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