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.”
The new video game “Barbie Dreamhouse Party” is now available across Europe and Australasia, and will arrive in the U.S. in January.
License! Global is hosting a free seminar at the Asian Licensing Conference in Hong Kong Jan. 7–“Learn How to Assess Branded Value and Protect Intellectual Property.”
Knockout Licensing has appointed four new sub-agents for social media canine celebrity Boo–The World’s Cutest Dog.
Turner Broadcasting System International has acquired the second season of Endemol’s “Mr. Bean” animated TV series.
Viacom International Media Networks Asia is planning the first Nickelodeon-branded attraction in Asia.
Licensing agency Dream Theatre is partnering with Adidas to develop the licensing business of the Italian football team AC Milan in India.
Coty has tapped Li & Fung to distribute some of its power brands in China including adidas, Rimmel and Playboy.
Following an international tour, “Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer Live! Search for the City of Lost Toys” will debut in Hong Kong next month.
Smiley will open its first-ever pop-up shop this week in the Causeway Bay shopping district, Hong Kong.
Aadarsh signed with Chinese children’s book publisher Hebei Children’s Publishing House to produce a line of books and products in China for Purple Turtle.
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