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.”
The Jim Henson Company has sold “Doozers” to Turner Broadcasting System’s Cartoonito network in Asia Pacific.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed to represent the new TV series “Nutri Ventures: The Quest for the 7 Kingdoms” in North America and Asia Pacific.
Outfit7 has won a lawsuit against China's NanJing oooo3d, which published counterfeit sequel apps to its Talking Tom franchise.
Perfetti Van Melle and Aspire Brands are bringing together their brands Chupa Chups and Lip Smacker for a range of beauty products.
BBC Worldwide has made new senior hires across business development, legal and finance for its Asia division.
DC Thomson Consumer Products has teamed with John Hornby Skewes for a line of musical instruments that features characters from The Beano.
At this year’s Licensing Expo, the Ministry of Culture of Taiwan is sending 10 delegate exhibitors to represent not only Taiwan, but also all of Asia.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Village Roadshow Theme Parks are developing Korea’s first international theme park and resort destination.
SmileyWorld has partnered with fashion handbags licensee Guangzhou Qiankun to release a new collection of handbags and accessories in China later this year.
Genius Brands International has tapped Small Screen Distribution to exclusively represent the company’s content for distribution throughout Asia.
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