Brand Licensing Europe hosted its biggest show ever this October, marked by increases in both the number of exhibitors and attendees.
Genius Brands International has signed two more licensing partners–Jaya Apparel and H.E.R. Accessories–for its new music and fashion-driven tween girls' brand, “SpacePop.”
Hasbro, in conjunction with Backflip Studios and Space Ape Games, will release “Transformers: Earth Wars” this spring worldwide, excluding Japan and China.
Sanrio and Bergsala Lightweight have released a new game for Nintendo 3DS titled “Hello Kitty’s Magic Apron.”
Appy Food and Drinks has released a range of Peppa Pig kids’ juice drinks in all Aldi supermarkets across the U.K.
The U.S. Army has entered a licensing agreement with Source3 for 3D printed, personalized ornaments for service members, family and friends.
In anticipation of the upcoming film, Diamond Select Toys, under license from Sony Pictures Consumer Products, will produce a range of Ghostbusters collectible products.
Nickelodeon has partnered with multiple licensees for products based on its series “Shimmer and Shine” across multiple categories.
Lisa Marks Associates has been appointed as the North American licensing agency for Perfetti van Melle’s Chupa Chups brand.
The National Retail Federation is projecting that U.S. retail sales will increase 3.1 percent this year, higher than the 10-year average of 2.7 percent (excluding automobiles, gas stations and restaurants).
British supermodel Jourdan Dunn has partnered with U.K. retailer Marks & Spencer to launch a children’s clothing range, Lil’ LonDunn.
Club Red Licensed Apparel has named David Harkins as its vice president of marketing.
Tommy Bahama has partnered with Major League Baseball to honor one of baseball’s most celebrated players, David Ortiz, with the release of the 2016 Collector’s Edition shirt.
DreamWorks Animation is raising the bar on franchise opportunity with its latest feature film Trolls.
The Fix-It and Forget-It cookbook brand has signed with Blue Trellis, a licensing and literary company, for licensing representation.
Random House Children’s Books has appointed Rachel Bader as its new licensing director.
The U.K.-based comics publisher DC Thomson has appointed Amy Jarashow as its licensing director for North America.
New York-based watch manufacturer Concepts In Time has partnered with Hershey Kisses to design and develop a fine watch line.
The U.K. Licensing Awards 2015, which are sponsored this year by Brand Licensing Europe, are now officially open for entries.
MGA Entertainment has partnered with Build-A-Bear Workshop to offer a range of customizable Lalaloopsy dolls in honor of the brand's fifth anniversary.
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