Brand Licensing Europe hosted its biggest show ever this October, marked by increases in both the number of exhibitors and attendees.
Nickelodeon has partnered with multiple licensees for products based on its series “Shimmer and Shine” across multiple categories.
Lisa Marks Associates has been appointed as the North American licensing agency for Perfetti van Melle’s Chupa Chups brand.
The National Retail Federation is projecting that U.S. retail sales will increase 3.1 percent this year, higher than the 10-year average of 2.7 percent (excluding automobiles, gas stations and restaurants).
British supermodel Jourdan Dunn has partnered with U.K. retailer Marks & Spencer to launch a children’s clothing range, Lil’ LonDunn.
9 Story Media Group has partnered with Scholastic and Netflix to produce a new version of the 1990’s animated series “The Magic School Bus.”
SmileyWorld has unveiled new products from its various licensees around the world including Nici, Noris Spiele, Creativamente, Trends International, Commonwealth and Just Funky.
Kidscreen has announced this year’s award winners for the best work in children’s television and digital media, including several top licensed brands, Tuesday, at the Kidscreen Summit.
Clementoni is launching a range of interactive games and puzzles based on the preschool series “Masha and the Bear.”
Based on the new, original story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II will be published by Scholastic, this July.
Working Partners, a Coolabi Group company, has inked a new deal with Orchard Books to publish Beast Quest for 10 more years.
The National Basketball Association will celebrate the Chinese New Year (Feb. 3-21) with millions of fans in China, the U.S. and around the world.
German brand management company m4e and Spanish-Italian firm Planeta Junior have formed a long-term co-production, distribution, licensing and merchandising partnership.
Santoro will launch its new collection of Gorjuss dolls at the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair in Nuremberg, Germany this week.
Rainbow has appointed Giochi Preziosi as the pan-European master toy licensee for its new “Regal Academy” brand.
Mattel and HIT Entertainment have sold “Bob the Builder” to multiple channels in Europe and Africa.
Brand and Deliver has created a U.K. brand partnership campaign with Pizza Hut, Shoe Zone and Abellio Greater Anglia, a train operator in London, to promote Sony Pictures’ Goosebumps.
Primark, one of the largest clothing retailers in Europe, will open a store of nearly 100,000-square-feet at American Dream, a new shopping complex planned for in northern New Jersey
Elysian Capital II, a London private equity firm, has acquired the British independent toy manufacturer Sambro for an undisclosed amount.
Club Red Licensed Apparel has named David Harkins as its vice president of marketing.
Tommy Bahama has partnered with Major League Baseball to honor one of baseball’s most celebrated players, David Ortiz, with the release of the 2016 Collector’s Edition shirt.
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