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.
Coolabi has tapped the publisher Kennedy Enterprises to launch a new standalone Poppy Cat magazine in the U.K.
Nurture Rights has engaged The Little Big Partnership to create digital offerings for its new preschool brand, Dinosaur Roar!.
Simba has launched the first range of Sendokai Champions toys in Spain.
Viacom International Media Networks has named Magnus Kastner as executive vice president and managing director in Northern Europe.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment is ready for a banner year with a number of new and returning shows leading its licensing pushes.
Ludorum has appointed Jantar Projekt to manage the licensing of its Chuggington preschool brand in Central and Eastern Europe.
In preparation for the 25th anniversary of the Mr. Bean brand in 2015, Tiger Aspect Productions has appointed two new licensing agents.
Coolabi has picked Character Options to be the master toy partner for its upcoming remake of the classic British animated series “Clangers.”
PVH’s Tommy Hilfiger Group is planning a new capsule collection created in collaboration with actress and musician Zooey Deschanel.
DRG presented the new U.K. series “Babylon,” which takes a wry look at a modern police force, at NATPE Miami this week in Florida.
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