Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Manchester United has entered a multi-year partnership with IVC to create a line of branded wellness products in China.
Studio 100 International and Buzz Studios have released its first feature film, Maya the Bee: Movie, in select markets.
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.
Ahead of the Asian Animation Summit, Nickelodeon has announced a number of broadcast deals for its animation properties in Asia Pacific.
SEGA Corporation has taken on its first client as a merchandising agent–Lima Sky’s game app, “Doodle Jump.”
China’s CCTV Children’s Channel and Sesame Workshop have teamed up for series of segments in CCTV’s Spring Festival Special series.
For the first time, home entertainment titles from Fox International’s BabyTV channel are available at retail in China.
DreamWorks Classics has secured a range of new sales across Europe, The Middle East and Asia for the children’s series, “The Owl & Co.”
The first National Basketball Association Cafe officially opened Friday in Manila, the Philippines.
JJ&C is planning a new range of National Geographic-branded luggage in a worldwide deal brokered by IMG Licensing.
Cartoon Network has announced a series of recent successes and upcoming initiatives for its "Adventure Time!" animated series across the globe.
Cartoon Network Amazone, the first CN-themed waterpark located in Bang Saray, Thailand, will work with Dell to create an immersive entertainment experience for park-goers.
Lawless Entertainment and Dina Asia Pacific Company have concluded a deal with toddler product developer Bei Lu of Shanghai on behalf of Suzy’s Zoo.
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