Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
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.
Bandai is planning to re-launch the ‘90s virtual pet toy Tamagotchi as a new multi-platform brand with new devices, lifestyle products and animated content.
Aadarsh has appointed Kaynak Holding to represent its Indian educational brand Purple Turtle in Turkey.
Burton Snowboards has unveiled the 2014 U.S. team uniforms that will be worn by the U.S. snowboarding team at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Felicity Wishes has teamed up with the U.K. children’s charity Dreams Come True to help kids across England get access to palliative care.
GP Flair will handle U.K. and Ireland distribution for The Bridge Direct’s brand-new range of WWE construction figures and play sets.
Alton Towers Resort has unveiled additional details of the rides, attractions and characters that will be featured in its new CBeebies Land area.
The Aird Group’s Japanese-inspired lifestyle brand Kimmidoll is ringing in the New Year with a trio of licensees for toys, health and beauty and apparel.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has teamed up with Playmobil in the U.K. to help the brand celebrate its 40th anniversary and capitalize on its new TV show.
U.K. Toy Fair took place in London last week, with top toymakers from around world presenting a new offerings and brands.
Pukeko Pictures is expanding the presence of its The WotWots brand in Turkish and Russian markets in a new homewares deal with Zorluteks Textile.
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