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.
As MAGIC, the fashion industry’s biggest trade event, heads into another season, License! Global takes a look at current trends in licensed apparel.
TV personality Kelly Osbourne, in collaboration with Jupi Corp, will launch her first ready-to-wear collection this September on HSN.
Children's specialty apparel retailer The Children's Place has signed a franchise agreement with Arvind Lifestyle Brands to open stores in India.
Haven Licensing will now represent Artestar and manage the licensing of its art, design and pop culture brands in Australia and New Zealand.
Toy company Arklu will run a Holiday Adventure Storywriting competition for children ages 10 and under featuring its Lottie doll brand.
After more than five years leading the company, Mikael Hed will step down as chief executive officer of Rovio Jan. 1.
License! Global, the official publication of Brand Licensing Europe, is putting out a last call for exhibitor news items for consideration in the official Show Dailies.
DreamWorks' YouTube network AwesomenessTV is teaming with Kohl's to launch a seven capsule, limited edition junior’s fashion line.
Electronic Arts and EA Sports founder Trip Hawkins will be the keynote speaker at the Digital Kids Summit, taking place Oct. 21.
Sales of Hallmark's Itty Bittys plush line featuring a range of licensed characters have increased 600 percent from 2013.
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