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.
Microsoft’s new gaming system Xbox One hits store shelves in 13 markets worldwide Friday.
The U.K.’s largest nature conservation charity RSPB has teamed up with Pants On Fire Games to create the original board game Wing It.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association has tapped Cool Gear International for a range of 2014 FIFA World Cup collectibles.
Corgi is planning to add to its collection of Bentley die-cast model cars with two new designs that will launch in the second half of 2014.
Frogmind has opened an e-commerce site for its game app “Badland,” as it launches the game into licensing with the help of agent 5th Wave Brands.
Digital Giving’s charity app “T-Shirt Booth” has added its 20th licensed character–DC Thomson’s Oor Wullie.
Brick Lane Bikes has appointed London-based consultancy firm Foundry Brand Consultants to gear up its licensing program.
Following a 1 percent decline in the U.K. toy sector in 2013, this year will see a turnaround and even moderate growth.
U.K. app developer and publisher Gazoob has debuted a new app featuring Aadarsh’s brand Purple Turtle.
Apparel specialist Poetic Gem is planning an apparel range in the U.K. that will feature the Jelly Belly candy brand.
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