Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Kip & Sew, the new premium sub-brand of licensee Character World, is planning luxury bedding ranges featuring Disney and Marvel characters in the U.K.
Three new Doctor Who products are now available in the U.K. from scarf retailer Lovarzi, in partnership with BBC Worldwide.
Pepsi has unveiled its latest fashion collaboration, called The Pulse of New Talent, created in collaboration with Vogue Italia magazine.
Biscuiteers has signed a delicious deal with Warner Bros. Consumer Products U.K. and Ireland for a range of iced biscuits, cupcakes and cakes.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is making a stop at Build-A-Bear Workshops this holiday season, in a new line of customizable plush.
British animation company Smallfilms and its licensing agent Coolabi have launched the first official licensed Bagpuss game app.
Lawless Entertainment has introduced Bonnie Boat & Friends, an all-new original preschool brand for animated series co-production and licensing.
Manchester United has entered a multi-year partnership with IVC to create a line of branded wellness products in China.
The Beano has created a bespoke 32-page collector’s edition comic book that will be available exclusively in the The Daily Mirror and Trinity Mirror Nov. 1.
A line of brand-new collectible Sindy dolls from Robert Tonner will make its retail debut at Harrods later this month, in a deal negotiated by Bulldog Licensing.
ZeptoLab UK and CITV are bringing a series of animated short films based on the game app “Cut the Rope” to TV in the U.K.
The winners of the first-ever Progressive Preschool Awards were announced in London this week.
41 Entertainment has signed a range of new broadcast deals with Disney in Europe and the U.S. for “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures.”
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.
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