With several new content initiatives, Cartoon Network Enterprises is poised to offer a broader portfolio and more opportunitites in licensing and events.
Media-Participations and Magic Rights have partnered with CCTV Kids Channel in China to begin airing the CG animated series “The Magic Roundabout” on the network’s noontime block.
Mattel and the Alibaba Group have inked a new strategic partnership that will aim to “re-shape the way parents in China think about play.”
China agrees to relax its restrictions on the number of foreign films that can be distributed in the most populous country in the world.
The inaugural Licensing Expo Japan will be held in conjunction with IFF MAGIC Japan, April 26-28, at Tokyo Big Sight.
Westinghouse has partnered with Amerex Pvt Limited to create a raft of branded small electric appliances.
Rodale has appointed two agents–Global Icons and Asembl Brands of Australia–to develop brand licensing programs for the Men’s Health brand throughout the Asia Pacific.
Nintendo’s third quarter profit more than doubled year-over-year following the international success of the Pokémon franchise.
King Features has partnered with Food Business Consult Inc. to open the first official Betty Boop-themed diner in Japan.
Paws, Inc., licensor of the Garfield property and associated characters, has tapped 19 worldwide licensees to create new Garfield merchandise and campaigns across the globe.
Swiss cartoon brand “Jaune & Vert” has partnered with Neevov, an Indian casual apparel brand, to launch a range of branded merchandise.
Perry Ellis International has partnered with MRH SpaRotica Groupé to introduce a collection of men’s products under the Farah brand in China.
Jewelry designer O Thongthai has collaborated with Jelly Belly to create an accessories line featuring the confectionary brand.
SmileyWorld has partnered with retailer C&A to launch a number of apparel ranges in its stores in China.
The Smurfs, the classic Belgian cartoon created by comic artist Peyo, is heading to Hong Kong this summer as part of an Asian Art Tour.
Licensing trade show highlights life and culture in Taiwan through a raft of Taiwanese- and Chinese-based brands.
The Sunway Putra Mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, will host the Winx Fashion Fiesta, inspired by Rainbow’s TV series “Winx Club,” until Oct. 2.
With a strong portfolio of preschool properties, the iconic MTV brand and various new initiatives, VIMN is energized and poised for growth throughout Asia, EMEA and beyond.
Chinese entertainment company UYoung has tapped Mattel to serve as the global master toy partner for its new boys’ action series “BattleClaw.”
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association has unveiled the winners for its LIMA Asian Licensing Awards.
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