Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Manchester United has unveiled plans for a series of new fan events in Asia and South Africa that will share the history and traditions of the football club.
Outfit7 has appointed Dream Theatre to represent its digital brand Talking Tom and Friends in India.
Entertainment One Family has secured broadcast agreements around the globe for more than 100 hours of its children’s programming.
Disney has unveiled new details of the Shanghai Disney Resort including a Toy Story-themed hotel, Magic Kingdom-style theme park and Disneytown shopping district.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association has opened voting for the 2015 Asian Licensing Awards.
Williamson-Dickie has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with ID Overseas for to sell Dickies-licensed products in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
DHX Brands has signed a deal with Egmont Publishing for the international rights to produce children’s books and magazines based on the Teletubbies brand.
American Greetings Properties has launched a promotional program with drink brand Ribena Cordial in Singapore.
Chinese Internet television company Youku Tudou has obtained the exclusive rights from Talpa Holding to produce “The Voice Kids” format in China.
Netflix and Guru Studio will produce an original spin-off series based on the preschool hit “Justin Time”– “Justin Time The New Adventures.”
Dimensional Branding Group has appointed Bradford License India as the sub-agent its game app “Temple Run” in India.
DHX Media has appointed UYoung Media Group to spearhead a licensing and merchandising campaign in China for “In the Night Garden.”
The Hong Kong International Licensing Show, which was held Jan. 6-8, featured more than 200 exhibitors and 600 licensed brands.
PVH Corp., owner of the Calvin Klein trademarks, has found a new joint venture partner for the brand in India–Arvind Brands and Retail.
Casino gaming company IGT is planning to bring the Japanese-inspired lifestyle brand Tokidoki to slot machines.
Pan American World Airways has tapped Itochu Fashion System as the master licensee for the Pan Am brand in Japan.
Perry Ellis International has signed two new deals to expand its Ben Hogan golf brand.
SmileyWorld has signed three new apparel partners for its smiley face image.
TV Tokyo has announced a licensing agreement, giving Chinese game platform Shenzhen iDreamSky Technology permission to create mobile games for China and other Asian territories.
Children's specialty apparel retailer The Children's Place has signed a franchise agreement with Arvind Lifestyle Brands to open stores in India.
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