What started as a small TV production business has now grown into one of the world’s largest independent family entertainment companies with a major position in live action and kids’ animation.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing and Stride Rite have teamed up for a new toddler shoe featuring Curious George.
Hoho Rights will launch its new girls’ fashion brand Mimi & Bibi at Brand Licensing Europe in London this October.
Zeptolab’s Cut the Rope app brand has launched in Spain and Portugal through a back-to-school promotion at El Corte Ingles.
Sparkle World, is making its first foray into licensing in partnership with the clothing brand Horses With Attitude.
American Greetings Properties is continuing to add to the roster of Strawberry Shortcake licensees in Brazil.
Rovio Entertainment has launched a new learning concept based on the Angry Birds brand and Finnish educational standards.
Big Tent Entertainment has signed two new long-term deals that will bring its Domo character to electronics cases and puzzles.
Lifestyle brand Alex and Ani is planning an exclusive line of expandable wire bangles for all 32 teams in the NFL.
Backstage Licensing has negotiated a month-long promotion with Carrefour in Italy to promote Smurfs 2.
CreaCon Group, creators of the “City of Friends” preschool series, has appointed media executive Harold Sletten as CEO.
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.
Sequential Brands Group has launched several initiatives for Ellen Tracy that include expansion into new territories and categories.
China has taken the top spot as the country with the most online retail ROI potential, according to A.T. Kearney’s annual ranking.
Rovio Entertainment has appointed Megalicense to represent licensing and retail initiatives for its Angry Birds brand in Russia.
Technicolor and Canada’s Mercury Filmworks have teamed up with Gaumont Animation for the animated TV series, “Atomic Puppet.”
The LEGO Legends of Chima kids’ magazine has launched in Poland.
Samsonite has signed a new multi-year license agreement with PS Brands for a line of High Sierra socks in North America.
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