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Christine Thomas, senior licensing executive, Entertainment One U.K. is the first recipient of LIMA U.K.’s Rising Star Award 2014.
Carte Blanche Group has signed a global licensing deal with Ashleigh Butler and Roar Global to develop the Pudsey the Dog brand.
U.K. company Coolabi Group has secured six new licensees for CBeebies' long-running animation series, “Clangers.”
Temple Street Productions has brought on Striker Entertainment as the worldwide (excluding Canada) licensing agent for its hit TV series "Orphan Black."
Imira Entertainment has taken worldwide distribution rights (excluding Austria and China) for the live-action series "Austrian Tom Turbo" (188 x 26).
Viacom has licensed some of its Nickelodeon shows to third-party stations across Europe this summer.
U.K. trade distributors John Hornby Skewes and Nickelodeon will launch a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles musical instruments line in the fall.
Discovery Consumer Products has renewed its longstanding direct-to-retail partnership with Toys 'R' Us U.S. and Toys 'R' Us Australia.
Pop icon Britney Spears is planning a line of sleepwear apparel called The Intimate Britney Spears with retail partner Change Lingerie.
The U.K.'s Institute of Contemporary Arts and Polka Children’s Theater are planning special events to celebrate the 100th birthday of Moomin creator Tove Jansson.
Sockshouse and The Cookie Company have joined forces to found the new legwear outfit Footbrands.
CBeebies will air the fourth season of Ludorum’s preschool series “Chuggington” this summer.
A2 Entertainment has appointed V.I.P. Entertainment & Merchandising to represent its series “Stan Lee’s Mighty 7.”
Studio 100’s “Maya the Bee” animated series has been picked up by CTV in the Czech Republic.
Samsung Electronics has announced plans for a new tablet built specifically for kids.
The Smurfs are being featured on special branded packs of cantaloupes at Italian retailer Esselunga.
Henson Independent Properties, a division of The Jim Henson Company, has acquired the sseries “Elias: Rescue Team Adventures.”
SEGA Europe has signed two new agreements that will bring Sonic the Hedgehog and his friends to wall decals and masks.
Brand Licensing Europe has announced that Volkswagen will give the second keynote address at this year’s event.
Close to 100 Mr. Monopolys descended onto the streets of Central London Sunday to celebrate the new Monopoly Empire board game.
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