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.
ITV has partnered with University Games for a range based on Platinum Films’ boys’ property, Matt Hatter Chronicles.
Endemol U.K. has made two senior management promotions.
The investment firm Gordon Brothers Group has signed an agreement to purchase consumer electronics manufacturer Coby Electronics.
Google chose a branded candy name for the latest version of its mobile operating system, Android KitKat.
Miss America Properties has tapped beauty company Joshua Brands for a new line of skincare and cosmetics called R.E.I.G.N.
Disguise, the Halloween costume division of toy company Jakks Pacific, is expanding Marvel offerings.
American Greetings Properties is continuing to build the Care Bears brand in Australia in a new deal for stationery and housewares.
JELC is continuing to expand the licensing program for the art brand My Cat Pip, with plans for new books and categories.
Hugo Games has released its latest app featuring the classic character Hugo the Troll, while Limo Licensing works to grow the brand.
The characters of Sanrio’s Mr. Men Little Miss brand are making a stop at the toy department of the Galeries Lafayette in Paris this month.
Disney Consumer Products has launched a vast line of new products for Disney Princess Ariel in conjunction with the The Little Mermaid Diamond Edition Blu-ray.
Atlantyca Entertainment has tapped Random House Mondadori to create an agenda based on the children‘s book series Bat Pat.
The University of Oxford will showcase its latest line of furniture in the Retail Lounge at Brand Licensing Europe this week.
Bulldog Licensing is honing in on its game, toy and entertainment brands this year at Brand Licensing Europe.
BBC Worldwide and Merlin Entertainment have joined forces to create CBeebies Land at the U.K. theme park Alton Towers.
Zodiak Kids is bringing the CBeebies star Mister Maker to Butlins holiday resorts over the next two years.
Platinum Films has appointed Dream Theatre as the licensing agent for its boys’ property Matt Hatter Chronicles in India.
Unilever U.K. is adding to the portfolio for the U.K.’s No. 1 kids’ bathing brand, Matey, in a new partnership with H&A for bath accessories.
Nerd Corps Entertainment has added a slew of new licensees for its action property Slugterra in Italy, Latin America, Russia, Turkey, Israel and South Africa.
Performance Brands has been appointed to represent the racing car manufacturer McLaren, best known for its Formula 1 cars.
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