Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Stan Lee's Comikaze opens its doors today just in time for trick-or-treating and a full weekend of chances to dress up.
Sanrio kicked off the first-ever Hello Kitty convention Thursday at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Los Angeles, Calif.
Pepsi has unveiled its latest fashion collaboration, called The Pulse of New Talent, created in collaboration with Vogue Italia magazine.
Biscuiteers has signed a delicious deal with Warner Bros. Consumer Products U.K. and Ireland for a range of iced biscuits, cupcakes and cakes.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is making a stop at Build-A-Bear Workshops this holiday season, in a new line of customizable plush.
British animation company Smallfilms and its licensing agent Coolabi have launched the first official licensed Bagpuss game app.
UCLA will offer a new licensing course in association with LIMA called “Licensing Entertainment" starting Jan. 6.
Lawless Entertainment has introduced Bonnie Boat & Friends, an all-new original preschool brand for animated series co-production and licensing.
Iconix Brand Group and it board of directors has appointed Sue Gove as an independent director of the company.
Anki, the creator of the battle-car racing game “Anki Drive,” has appointed former Activision and EA executives to key roles.
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.
Google is planning to open a series of pop-up shops to promote their latest products this holiday season.
LIMA China has selected 29 nominees from six award categories as nominees for the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards.
DHX Media has hired brand and marketing executive Tor Bushell in the role of brand director as it ramps up its licensing activity.
Marvel Entertainment has expanded its agreement with U.S. bike manufacturer Huffy to develop a full range of wheeled products.
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