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.”
European and Asian licensing agent Performance Brands has created a new division, PB Digital, which will focus on digital, toys, promotions and publishing.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association announced the winners of the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Monday.
Viacom International Media Networks has announced a raft of new deals for Nickelodeon animation franchises that span multiple countries.
Graphic India and POW! Entertainment have introduced a new superhero from Stan Lee on Rovio’s ToonsTV streaming video platform.
AG Properties has renewed its partnerships with 14 licensing agents worldwide for its five signature brands.
PVH has tapped TS Commerce to manufacture, sell, distribute and promote apparel and accessories for the Van Heusen brand in Korea.
King Digital Entertainment has appointed a global network of 10 new licensing agents to represent its game franchises.
Snap Creative and its in-theater division SnapCo are planning five promotional toy programs at movie theaters worldwide this summer.
MTV and Aloft Hotels have launched an Asia Pacific edition of the talent show competition “Project Aloft Star.”
Mars Retail Group has opened its first M&M’S World store in Asia.
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