Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
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.
Tiger Aspect has appointed two new licensing agents in preparation for the 25th anniversary of the Mr. Bean brand and the launch of a new animated series.
Animation series “YooHoo & Friends,” is continuing to increase its brand presence across the globe.
Aardman has signed a number of new deals for its global brand Shaun the Sheep across a host of core categories.
Authentic Brands Group has signed an exclusive agreement with Indian distributor Reliance Brands to bring Juicy Couture to India.
Zodiak Kids has sold Novel Entertainment’s animated children’s TV series “Horrid Henry” to Cartoon Network in Asia Pacific.
DQ Entertainment has signed a slew of new licensing deals for its kids’ properties including “Jungle Book” and “Peter Pan.”
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.
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