Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Disney has announced Sofia the First as the newest member of the "Color & Play 3D" app family.
Art brand Hank & Sylvie, created by New York artist Lou Patrou, has partnered with Ikase for a line of art cases featuring the brand.
Modern homewares brand DwellStudio has entered two new licensing partnerships with Klaussner Home Furnishings and Magnussen Home Furnishings.
Robin Zingone has teamed with Buckledown for a line of fashion accessories featuring the artist's designs.
Penguin U.K. has released a new holiday title featuring the British animal charity Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.
This holiday season, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and friends will appear on a line of USPS Forever stamps.
Total online retail spending in November and December across desktops, smartphones and tablets will reach $61 billion, representing a 16 percent gain over last year, according to the ComScore 2014 holiday season forecast.
Nerd Corps Entertainment has extended its contract with toy partner Jakks Pacific for the boys’ action property Slugterra.
FAO Schwarz is celebrating the holidays with one-of-a-kind gifts and festive décor and is offering shoppers the chance to give back.
Disney has unveiled new details of the Shanghai Disney Resort including a Toy Story-themed hotel, Magic Kingdom-style theme park and Disneytown shopping district.
Aardman is unveiling additional plans for its global brands Shaun the Sheep, Wallace & Gromit, Timmy Time and Morph at BLE this week in London.
The comedy series “Adventure Time” and “The Amazing World of Gumball” are headlining Cartoon Network's slate at Brand Licensing Europe this week.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has signed a deal with GB Eye for a range of posters and gifts based on multiple titles in its portfolio.
Turner Broadcasting has promoted Pierre Branco as vice president of Southern Europe and Africa and general manager for France, Portugal and Africa.
Saban Brands and Cirque du Soleil Média unveiled “Luna Petunia” at MIPCOM this week, an original preschool property inspired by the Cirque du Soleil brand.
Nelvana Enterprises' CGI animated boys' preschool series “Trucktown” (“Jack et les Camions”) will air on France 5 in spring 2015.
Sesame Workshop will make full episodes of “The Furchester Hotel” available on YouTube.
Mercis and Telescreen (part of the m4e group of companies) have sold the TV series “Miffy’s Adventures Big and Small” to ABC4Kids and Dutch public broadcaster KRO.
The average person celebrating Christmas, Kwanza and/or Hanukah this year will spend $804.42, up nearly 5 percent over last year’s actual $767.27.
Sears Holdings has entered into lease agreements with European fashion retailer Primark for seven standalone stores in the U.S.
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