Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Kate Spade New York and Jack Spade are making their first foray into childrenswear with a new limited edition line of apparel and accessories at GapKids.
Target has announced a number of new initiatives for the holiday season centered on guest-friendly services–including exclusive products.
Banana brand Chiquita has teamed up with Origin Food Group to create a line of fruit and yogurt smoothies now available at Walmart in the U.S.
StoryToys and The Eric Carle Studio have released of “My Very Hungry Caterpillar,” the first fully interactive 3D app based on the Eric Carle character.
Entertainment One Licensing’s Peppa Pig is stepping onto the printed page with a new magazine from Redan Publishing, as well as a trio of other new licensees.
LIMA will host its next Executive Networking Breakfast in Los Angeles on Nov. 6 at the United Talent Agency headquarters.
Entertainment and fashion lifestyle brand BollyDoll has tapped Majesty Brands to develop a hosiery and socks collection.
KidQuest, the app that provides interactive children’s crafts, experiments and activities, has announced partnerships with four leading children’s brands.
Nickelodeon has signed on to broadcast “WWE Slam City,” WWE’s kids' animated short-form series, on the NickSports programming block on Nicktoons.
Next Monday, "Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest" returns to PBS Kids, kicking off the ninth season of the series with a week of new episodes.
Bulldog Licensing has added Black Mint Licensing as a sub-agent for It’s a Wild Life in Australia and New Zealand.
Kidrobot has appointed licensing agencies JLK Brand and memBrain Licensing to jointly manage the licensing program for its character brand Yummy World.
DreamWorks Animation has hired Justin Pertschuk and Mimi Slavin to join its marketing team as head of digital marketing and head of global promotions respectively.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has partnered with DJ Murphy for an official monthly magazine for the kids’ comedy series “Strange Hill High.”
Rovio Entertainment and Hasbro are teaming up again to bring together two of the world’s largest entertainment franchises–Angry Birds and Transformers.
WeMatch has appointed Diego Barassi to develop its licensing and retail division, which will be anchored by the Copa America brand.
Marcolin Group and lifestyle and performance footwear brand Skechers USA have renewed their partnership for Skechers optical frames and sunglasses.
Rubie's Masquerade Co. has been appointed as the official EMEA dress-up licensee for Warner Bros. Consumer Products’ and Sanrio’s DC Comics x Hello Kitty collaboration.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has announced U.K broadcast and toy partners for its kids’ CGI comedy adventure series, “Super 4,” inspired by the toy brand from Playmobil.
Perry Ellis International has inked a deal with Flyers Group for Original Penguin brand boys’ and girls’ apparel in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
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