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.
Nerd Corps Entertainment has partnered with Ciwen Media Group to bring the Slugterra brand to China.
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.”
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