With several new content initiatives, Cartoon Network Enterprises is poised to offer a broader portfolio and more opportunitites in licensing and events.
Media-Participations and Magic Rights have partnered with CCTV Kids Channel in China to begin airing the CG animated series “The Magic Roundabout” on the network’s noontime block.
Mattel and the Alibaba Group have inked a new strategic partnership that will aim to “re-shape the way parents in China think about play.”
China agrees to relax its restrictions on the number of foreign films that can be distributed in the most populous country in the world.
The inaugural Licensing Expo Japan will be held in conjunction with IFF MAGIC Japan, April 26-28, at Tokyo Big Sight.
Westinghouse has partnered with Amerex Pvt Limited to create a raft of branded small electric appliances.
Rodale has appointed two agents–Global Icons and Asembl Brands of Australia–to develop brand licensing programs for the Men’s Health brand throughout the Asia Pacific.
Nintendo’s third quarter profit more than doubled year-over-year following the international success of the Pokémon franchise.
King Features has partnered with Food Business Consult Inc. to open the first official Betty Boop-themed diner in Japan.
Paws, Inc., licensor of the Garfield property and associated characters, has tapped 19 worldwide licensees to create new Garfield merchandise and campaigns across the globe.
Swiss cartoon brand “Jaune & Vert” has partnered with Neevov, an Indian casual apparel brand, to launch a range of branded merchandise.
Rockpool Licensing, the worldwide licensing agent for Brambly Hedge, has appointed Click! Licensing Asia as the sub-agent for the children’s book brand in region.
Telefunken Licenses has appointed LMCA to represent its trademark licensing business in the U.S. and China.
Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe will launch the new video game “Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2” in the EMEA and Australasia regions.
Magic Mall Beijing and Cloth Cat Animation have joined forces to create a new, animated preschool series based on the Chinese character Luo Bao Bei.
Aadarsh has partnered with Mustang Enterprises to launch a range of socks and undergarments inspired by Purple Turtle and Colour Fairies.
The National Football League has partnered with TD Brand Global to create a range of apparel in China.
The Seoul Character & Licensing Fair boasts its biggest year yet with record numbers.
Viacom International Media Networks has appointed HavenAsia to serve as the licensing agent for its MTV and Nickelodeon properties in the Philippines.
UBM has partnered with the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association for Licensing Expo China 2017.
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