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.
Brand agency Beanstalk has signed two new deals to expand the reach of the Nesquik chocolate milk brand.
DQ Entertainment has signed a slew of distribution deals for its kids’ shows including “The Jungle Book,” “Robin Hood” and “Peter Pan.”
DQ Entertainment has signed a slew of new licensing deals for its kids’ properties including “Jungle Book” and “Peter Pan.”
USA Curling has teamed up with Denali Throws for a line of curling-themed blankets and other related merchandise.
Big Tent Entertainment has signed a long-term deal with HNJ jewelry to create jewelry featuring Domo.
The Toy Retailers Association has unveiled its annual list of the top 50 U.K. “Dream Toys” for the holiday season.
Specialty apparel retailer rue21 has launched an online shopping site designed to bring its products to teens and young adults across the U.S.
NECA has partnered with 343 Industries for a new global merchandise program featuring the “Halo” video game franchise.
Nickelodeon U.K. has picked up Rainbow’s girls’ series “Mia and me” for broadcast in the U.K. and Ireland.
ABC and Disney Publishing Worldwide have released the new book Shark Tank: Jump Start Your Business.
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