Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Psycho Bunny has tapped A Squared Entertainment to extend its men's apparel brand into new categories, new demographics and new territories.
Kate Spade New York and Jack Spade are making their first foray into childrenswear with a new limited edition line of apparel and accessories at GapKids.
Sewing machine company Brother International Malaysia has launched two special anniversary edition Hello Kitty home sewing machines.
China-based Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Company, a developer of animation and toys, has created a North American division–Auldey Toys North America.
Licensing consulting company TSG Brands has named Kimberly Awad as vice president of licensing acquisitions.
The New York Times Company announced a new publishing agreement between the International New York Times and Republica to create a combined print edition in Nepal.
Viz Media Europe has appointed three new directors.
America Greetings Properties’ Care Bears and Sanrio’s Little Twin Stars have opened a co-branded café in Hiroshima Parco, one of Japan’s largest shopping centers.
Zodiak Kids has sold Marathon Media's production “Lolirock” to territories across Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East, and licensing deals in France.
Pretty Ugly, owner of the Uglydoll brand, has appointed Fields Corporation as the property's licensing agent in Japan.
Sequential Brands Group has launched several initiatives for Ellen Tracy that include expansion into new territories and categories.
The Hershey Company has acquired an 80 percent stake in the Chinese confectionery brand Shanghai Golden Monkey Food Joint Stock Co.
PVH’s Tommy Hilfiger Group is planning a new capsule collection created in collaboration with actress and musician Zooey Deschanel.
Paws, Inc. and its regional licensing agents have signed a series of new deals for Garfield around the world.
Platinum Films has struck a three-season deal for “Matt Hatter Chronicles” with Cartoon Network in Asia.
Viacom International Media Networks Asia is collaborating with SMIT to launch the online edutainment platform My Nick Jr. in China.
Westinghouse Electric Corporation has partnered with Shanghai ICSON to bring Westinghouse-branded small home appliances to mainland China.
Outfit7 has announced a raft of licensing deals for its flagship family brand Talking Tom and Friends.
Lionsgate and online commerce company Alibaba Group have joined forces to launch a subscription TV and movie streaming service for mainland China.
Entertainment One Licensing will continue its partnership with Character Options, following the renewal of its license as master toy partner for Peppa Pig.
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