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.
Rodale has Golden Goose to build a licensing program for its Men’s Health magazine in Europe.
Trinity Mirror has appointed Lisle to develop a U.K. merchandising program for the comic strip character Andy Capp.
SEGA Europe has tapped London Cakes for Sonic the Hedgehog-themed party cakes.
Duncan Toys Company and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts have entered into a long-term strategic alliance.
Moose Toys has launched a new collectible brand for girls–The Zelfs.
Sanrio is kicking of the U.S. re-launch of the Mr. Men Little Miss brand this weekend at Fred Segal in LA.
The Kidz Bop Kids have lined up a trio of live performances this weekend in New York and New Jersey.
FremantleMedia North America has promoted David Luner to a newly created position in franchise management.
Santoro has signed two new licensees for Mirabelle, and added to a line of agendas for the art brand.
Target has expanded its reach in the beauty business with the acquisition of DermStore Beauty Group.
U.K. construction equipment manufacturer JCB is building the presence of its kids’ toys line with the Fresh Air campaign this spring.
Nintendo of America has teamed up with Jakks Pacific for a line of toys and costumes based on Nintendo's library of classic character including Mario, Donkey Kong, Princess Peach and Zelda.
Nickelodeon Global Publishing has inked a series of new deals with Panini for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles magazines, books and novelty items in Europe and Latin America.
Entertainment One Family is continuing the international expansion of its preschool series “Peppa Pig” with a new broadcast deal with Discovery Kids in Latin America.
HAP Consulting has tapped Exim Licensing Group to build a program for Halfbrick Studios' hit game app "Fruit Nina" in Latin America.
MGA Entertainment is planning Real Bratz, a U.S. advocacy campaign aimed at inspiring girls with messages of excellence.
Macy’s has announced plans for a new summer patriotic campaign that will feature curated merchandise and themed events.
To celebrate the DVD release of the most recent James Bond film, Skyfall, U.K. retailer Tesco has added the 007 logo to the facade of five of its Extra stores.
Zodiak Kids has named Scholastic as the North American master publishing partner for its preschool show “Tickety Toc.”
American Mint has signed a new deal with stock car driver Richard Petty for a new line of commemorative products.
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