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.
Jazwares has released a new collectible toy brand, Bungees, featuring 48 original characters at retailers including Toys 'R' Us and Walgreens.
Jetpack Distribution will represent TV and licensing rights for Guru Studio’s preschool show “Justin Time” across Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
The Joester Loria Group is expanding Kellogg’s presence in the kitchen with a new deal for home textiles and the launch of microwavable cookware at Walmart.
This Halloween, Warner Bros. Consumer Products is introducing adult, children and even pet costumes for its top properties.
Coolabi's "Poppy Cat" is gearing up for its second season on Sprout in the U.S. with all new episodes.
Bandai Namco Games Europe has launched the "Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle" video game for Nintendo 3DS in Europe, the Middle East and Australasia.
Build-A-Bear Workshop will add a Hello Kitty 40th anniversary edition to its current Hello Kitty collection of customizable plush.
Bluefin Distribution, a U.S. distributor for Japanese toys and collectibles, has appointed John Parker as its new president.
London-based licensing agency Bloom has signed on to represent the Japanese lifestyle brand Tokidoki in the U.K., in partnership with European agent All Round.
Anderson Entertainment has seen a great response to its Kickstarter campaign to raise money for a new puppet series from "Thunderbirds" creator Gerry Anderson.
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