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.
Laura Ashley has partnered with HGTV personality Cari Cucksey for a series of DIY products and engagement opportunities.
The Collegiate Licensing Company has partnered with Lids for this year’s Rock Your Colors promotion.
Word of Web and U.K. agent Fluid World have signed three new apparel licensees for Internet character Pusheen the Cat.
SpaceLab9 will release the “Doctor Who: The 50th Anniversary Collection 4 LP Box Set” on ThinkGeek.com.
Lifestyle brand Young & Reckless will feature Hank Ketcham’s “Dennis the Menace” in a limited edition, six-piece capsule collection.
Digital production and distribution studio Endemol Beyond has partnered with VIMN in Germany for a multi-platform project as part of the ICON network.
360 Audit has appointed Philia Riaz as its global head of audit.
Snack foods manufacturer Snyder’s-Lance has signed Brand Central as its licensing agency for its portfolio of brands, which include Snyder’s of Hanover, Lance, Cape Cod, Pretzel Crisps, Snack Factory and more.
Playboy Enterprises has tapped American heritage outerwear brand Alpha Industries for a limited-edition military flight jacket, Vandy-1 MA-1.
According to the National Retail Federation’s more than 125 million Americans plan to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and are expected to spend an average of $35.37 per person.
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