Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Design brand The Wisdom of Kids has partnered with Blueprint Collections for a line of stationery in the U.K.
Sears Holdings has entered into lease agreements with European fashion retailer Primark for seven standalone stores in the U.S.
Bulldog Licensing has signed on to represent Moose Toys' Shopkins, the new girls’ grocery-themed collectible toy range, in the U.K.
The National Gallery Company will work with craft, fabric and thread specialist DMC to develop a licensed range of National Gallery needlecraft kits.
Spanish pastry company Panrico has teamed up with Nottingham Forest's “Sendokai Champions” to launch a promotional campaign for Bollycao, Panrico’s chocolate brand.
Withit Licensing has renewed their contract with Jumbo, the biggest toy store chain in Greece, for a product range featuring artwork from the lifestyle brand Joey & Joy.
Toys 'R' Us has launched a new e-commerce site, ToysRU.pl, in Poland, adding to its growing portfolio of global online stores.
Saban Brands’ animated TV series “Digimon: Fusion will air on Yep! on ProSieben MAXX in Germany this November.
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.
Vme Media and BRB Internacional will now reach local Hispanic audiences in the U.S., in a deal made at this year’s MIPCOM.
Family-owned French winery Grands Vins de Bordeaux has released a new line of vino inspired by the ITV period drama “Downton Abbey.”
In a move to increase its scripted business and its Nordic footprint, FremantleMedia has acquired a majority stake in Miso Film.
The Toy Industry Association will induct five new members into the Toy Industry Hall of Fame next February.
Shine 360 has tapped the travel company Cox & Kings to develop a series of culinary holidays based on the MasterChef brand.
Planeta Junior Italia has signed a new deal with Grabo to create balloons featuring the new 3D version of the TV series “Maya the Bee.”
Nickelodeon has launched the “Nick App” in the U.K. and Ireland, marking the first availability of the app outside of the U.S.
Egmont U.K. is planning a new monthly magazine based on Disney’s interactive video game Disney Infinity that will debut in February.
Viacom International Media Networks is steadily growing its business and presence in Russia for its MTV and Nickelodeon brands, as well as Paramount Comedy.
Santoro continues to grow its Gorjuss art brand with a new collection at Undercolors of Benetton and new deals in Slovenia, Spain and Italy.
Henrik Lundqvist, goalie for the New York Rangers hockey team, is teaming up with Bread & Boxers for a series of seasonal collaborations.
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