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.”
King Features, worldwide licensor of the Betty Boop and Popeye properties, has appointed Bradford License India as its agent in the region.
Anheuser-Busch InBev will re-acquire Oriental Brewery, a leading brewer in South Korea, from KKR and Affinity Equity Partners for $5.8 billion.
Dream Theatre has partnered with adidas to build the licensing presence of Real Madrid in India.
Broadcasters across China, Japan, Thailand, Singapore and Korea have signed up for multiple seasons of Nickelodeon’s top series.
Betty Boop and her younger self, Baby Boop, are adding some sparkle to children’s fashion this season, with a new line of apparel from Monnalisa.
Newsweek has partnered with Empirical Media to pursue foreign license agreements for Newsweek and Newsweek.com around the world.
Viz Media has added several new partners for the popular Naruto Shippuden manga and anime property.
The Seoul Character & Licensing Fair is gearing up for another year, with the show set to take place July 16-18 at the Coex exhibition hall in Seoul, South Korea.
Lawless Entertainment and Dina Asia Pacific Company have struck a deal with Suzy’s Zoo, children’s illustrations from artist Suzy Spafford, and Teammate Hong Kong.
Cartoon Network Enterprises has teamed with Bandai Namco Games Europe and Little Orbit for the third installment in the "Adventure Time" video game franchise.
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