Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
For the fourth year in a row, Nickelodeon has partnered with The National Breast Cancer Foundation in Australia for a SpongeBob SquarePants promotion.
Mercis and Telescreen (part of the m4e group of companies) have sold the TV series “Miffy’s Adventures Big and Small” to ABC4Kids and Dutch public broadcaster KRO.
Acamar Films has signed a wide range of new international licensing partners for its children’s television show “Bing.”
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Dianne Guerreiro as managing director of Toys ‘R’ Us, Australia.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has signed a number of new deals for its two most popular preschool series, "Paw Patrol" and “Dora and Friends.”
Atlantyca Entertainment has appointed Australian brand agency Merchantwise to represent its flagship Geronimo Stilton brand in Australia and New Zealand.
Animation series “YooHoo & Friends,” is continuing to increase its brand presence across the globe.
Lifestyle brand Tokidoki has appointed Haven as their licensing agent in Australia and New Zealand.
Zodiak Kids has partnered with Live Nation to develop a live theater show for the Mister Maker brand that will tour Australia and New Zealand.
Aardman has signed a number of new deals for its global brand Shaun the Sheep across a host of core categories.
DHX Media has signed a number of international broadcast deals for its preschool series “Yo Gabba Gabba!.”
Zodiak Kids and Cupcake Digital have released the app, “Tickety Toc Bubble Time” in the U.K. and Australia.
Studio 100 International and its licensing agent, Merchantwise, have appointed Headstart International as master toy licensee for the Blinky Bill brand.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Campbell Lennox as managing director of Toys ‘R’ Us, Australia.
Preston Kevin Lewis has been promoted to general manager of Warner Bros. Consumer Products U.K. and Ireland.
Nickelodeon has partnered with Australian live events company Showtime Attractions to manage and expand Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ licensed characters to Australia and New Zealand.
Stationery company Santoro is seeking licensing opportunities for its newest design brand, Kori Kumi.
New Zealand Post, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, has released a new set of stamps and coins for the next The Hobbit film.
Home accessories designer Jonathan Adler has partnered with party supply company PartyLite for a line of candles, fragrances and home décor.
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