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Penguin U.K. has released a new holiday title featuring the British animal charity Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.
Sanrio and Toei Animation Europe are pairing to unite Hello Kitty and the anime series "One Piece" in a joint licensing program for Europe.
Viz Media Europe has signed on to distribute the Japanese anime series "Kuroko's Basket," which follows two rookie high school basketball players.
Turner Broadcasting has acquired the U.K. pay TV rights for Lupus Films’ animated preschool series “Toot the Tiny Tugboat.”
PGS Entertainment has secured 100 percent carriage of pay and free TV markets in continental Europe for the new animated series “Alvinnn!!! and The Chipmunks.”
Corus Entertainment's Nelvana has entered a development agreement for two new preschool series, “Cozy Island” and “Camp Yeti.”
Oxford Limited has signed a co-branding deal with Punch to produce clothing for men in Germany featuring the University of Oxford and Lonsdale brands.
Happy Socks has collaborated with rapper Snoop Dogg on a limited edition sock collection in the U.K.
Bulldog Licensing has announced a new collaboration with Iconic Images, an international photography owner and distributor in publishing and the contemporary art market.
Cartamundi has announced the debut of three new Shuffle games: Disney's Frozen, Pixar Cars and a Monopoly Deal Disney Edition.
Bulldog Licensing has sown the seeds of a new deal for the CBeebies character Mr. Bloom with fancy dress supplier Little Babas.
Redan Publishing and Entertainment One are extending their publishing partnership with plans for the first digital Peppa Pig magazine.
British boy band Union J has signed its 25th U.K. licensing partner in five months with a little help from Stephen Mills, the band’s licensing manager.
American Greetings Properties is reinforcing its Strawberry Shortcake brand positioning in Brazil and Italy with branded seasonal chocolates.
With the series' 50th anniversary in full swing, the BBC's iconic sci-fi franchise celebrates five decades as a global phenomenon and brand licensing juggernaut.
Magic Light Pictures has signed a deal with Bajo to craft five new Gruffalo wooden toys as part of the brand’s anniversary celebrations.
Moose Toys has released the second edition of its Trash Pack trading cards, based on the fourth and fifth series of the collectible toys.
In conjunction with widened retail distribution in the U.K., RoBel Confectionery will debut a new range of its Tung Toos featuring Hello Kitty.
Mask-arade is working with The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, a national campaign in the U.K. to bring The Bard to life for schoolchildren.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment continues to expand its preschool property Tree Fu Tom internationally with three new licensing agents.
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