Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Haim Saban, founder of Saban Brands, writer and director Chris Columbus, and Jeremy Zag have joined forces to launch Zag Animation Studios.
Tomy, the global master toy partner for SEGA's Sonic the Hedgehog, has launched the all-new Sonic Boom toy line exclusively available at Toys ‘R’ Us.
PBS Kids' new line of educational and earth-friendly toys is now available exclusively at Whole Foods Markets in the U.S.
One Jeanswear Group has announced plans to launch a Robert Rodriguez sportswear brand in February 2015.
Firefly Brand Management has finalized a number of deals for the TapatÍo hot sauce brand that include extensions into gifting and apparel.
Toy industry veteran and former president of the U.S. division of Toys 'R' Us, Neil Friedman, has been named president and chief executive officer of Alex Brands.
Robert Kaufman Fabrics has created a new collection of textiles from artist Robin Zingone's Primrose collection that will be sold at Jo-Ann Fabrics.
Pavilion Worldwide Group is producing 11 branded casino-based slot machines based on CBS Consumer Products' classic television shows.
LeapFrog Enterprises has launched LeapTV, an educational, active video gaming system designed for children ages 3 to 8.
Nelvana Enterprises has tapped Cupcake Digital to create a series of apps based on its preschool series “Max & Ruby,” which airs on Nick Jr.
The Destination Star Trek live event is heading at warp speed toward Germany, under license from CBS Consumer Products.
Disney Consumer Products has stocked up on all the necessities for the Nov. 27 premiere of Walt Disney Animation Studios film Frozen.
Caribou Coffee has brewed up a new deal with Faribault Woolen Mill to create a line of co-branded coffee accessories and novelty items.
Tommy Bahama has inked a new deal with Oriental Weavers to create multiple collections of indoor and outdoor area rugs.
Walls 360 has created a line of on-demand wall graphics for the Nicktoons series, “Rob Dyrdek’s Wild Grinders.”
m4e has picked up “B-Daman Crossfire” for its TV platform and will also represent the brand for licensing in German-speaking territories.
Dot To Dot Productions has appointed the licensing agency Brands with Influence to represent its productions.
The eighth edition of the Experience Hendrix Tour is set to launch March 2014, sponsored by Realta Entertainment’s “BandFuse: Rock Legends” video game.
Planeta Junior Italia has signed a new deal with Grabo to create balloons featuring the new 3D version of the TV series “Maya the Bee.”
The Jim Henson Company has secured a raft of new international broadcast and home entertainment agreements.
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