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 distribution deals for its kids’ shows including “The Jungle Book,” “Robin Hood” and “Peter Pan.”
The Jim Henson Company has secured a raft of new international broadcast and home entertainment agreements.
Rainbow launched the first-ever live Winx Club show in Indonesia Thursday, at the Ciputra World shopping mall in the city of Surabaya.
Hoho Rights announced a series of new overseas sales for its preschool property “Cloudbabies,” at NATPE Miami.
Chinese sportswear company Peak Sport Products has launched two new sneakers inspired by basketball star Tony Parker.
Bubuzz has launched a new line of collectible figures featuring football stars from teams including FCBarcelona, Man U and Chelsea.
DHX Media has renewed its deal with BBC Worldwide Asia to represent “Teletubbies” and “In the Night Garden” in China.
Cartoon Network has opened an exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan, featuring its hit comedy brand Adventure Time.
New Taiwanese contemporary art brand GP Deva is making its move into the world of licensing this week at Licensing Expo.
Universal Studios Japan has opened The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, a re-creation of the world of the Harry Potter movies.
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