Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
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.
DHX Brands has signed a deal with Egmont Publishing for the international rights to produce children’s books and magazines based on the Teletubbies brand.
Zodiak Kids has finalized deals with two magazine publishers to produce the first-ever Mister Maker and Tickety Toc stand-alone magazines.
English luxury brand Wedgwood has signed an agreement with Revman International to bring Wedgwood bed and bath products in the Americas.
DC Thomson is continuing to grow the licensing program for the classic The Beano characters Dennis the Menace and Gnasher.
U.K. toy store The Entertainer opened its first international location in Dubai last week.
The U.K.’s Royal Mail is kicking off 2014 by celebrating some of the most popular children’s shows from the last 60 years with a new stamp issue.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has appointed Trademark Products to produce a range of fashion apparel for the Village People brand in the U.K.
Celebrity and entertainment licensing agency Rights Management International is launching a new lifestyle brand for British reality TV star Sam Faiers.
Disney unveiled plans for the Cars: Fuel Your Fun U.K. retail and marketing campaign today at the U.K. Toy Fair in London
Turner Broadcasting has appointed former Mattel executive Johanne Broadfield to the role of vice president, Cartoon Network Enterprises, EMEA.
Executives from Activision, Beanstalk’s Tinderbox and Lima Sky will discuss new trends in entertainment licensing at Nuremberg Toy Fair tomorrow.
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