Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Disney's Frozen is the No. 1 toy license of the year in Great Britain, according to the NPD Group, and is on track to overtake the No. 1 U.K. toy license of all time, Toy Story 3.
Iron Gut Publishing has released a new limited edition print in its Wallace & Gromit art collection exclusively at Selfridges in London.
Licensed apparel specialist Poeticgem has signed on to create a line of licensed apparel featuring the Smiley brand.
Entertainment One Family has secured broadcast agreements around the globe for more than 100 hours of its children’s programming.
DHX Media has acquired a library of children’s and family television series, feature films and television specials.
Polish broadcaster PULS 2 has picked up season six of Rainbow's girls' series "Winx Club," which is began airing earlier this month.
Koko Media is taking Jo Rose’s original IP Deer Little Forest to the next level in a development deal with King Rollo Films for an animated TV series.
Snapper Productions has signed a deal with CBeebies to air "Q Pootle 5 Christmas Special: Pootle All The Way."
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the winners of the annual British Academy Children’s Awards Sunday in London.
Brand Loyalty has appointed Marie-Laure Marchand to the newly created position of licensing director.
The Walt Disney Company will launch Cinderella-inspired fashion, collectibles and apparel from Swarovski and Supertrash in advance of the live-action film Cinderella.
Saban Brands and Cirque du Soleil Média unveiled “Luna Petunia” at MIPCOM this week, an original preschool property inspired by the Cirque du Soleil brand.
The U.K.’s Channel 5 has acquired all 52 x 11 episodes of Zodiak Kids' new children’s show “Zack and Quack” along with a slew of other broadcasters.
Children’s brand Tractor Ted has tapped SPI Global Play to develop a range of soft play environments for kids inspired by the brand.
Rocket Licensing has brokered a deal that will see the Very Hungry Caterpillar featured in an on-pack promotion of Cawston Press fruit juices.
Manchester United has entered a multi-year partnership with IVC to create a line of branded wellness products in China.
Brand Licensing Europe 2014, which took place on Oct. 7-9 at London’s Olympia, boasted 306 exhibitors, making it the largest BLE ever.
Warner Bros.’ “LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham” video game launches in the U.K. today.
Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group have seen a flurry of activity for their animated adventure series, "Wild Kratts," including new broadcast and licensing deals.
The first official “Cloudbabies” app, created by Studio Liddell under license from Hoho Entertainment, is now available.
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