Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Design brand The Wisdom of Kids has partnered with Blueprint Collections for a line of stationery in the U.K.
Sears Holdings has entered into lease agreements with European fashion retailer Primark for seven standalone stores in the U.S.
Bulldog Licensing has signed on to represent Moose Toys' Shopkins, the new girls’ grocery-themed collectible toy range, in the U.K.
The National Gallery Company will work with craft, fabric and thread specialist DMC to develop a licensed range of National Gallery needlecraft kits.
Spanish pastry company Panrico has teamed up with Nottingham Forest's “Sendokai Champions” to launch a promotional campaign for Bollycao, Panrico’s chocolate brand.
Withit Licensing has renewed their contract with Jumbo, the biggest toy store chain in Greece, for a product range featuring artwork from the lifestyle brand Joey & Joy.
Toys 'R' Us has launched a new e-commerce site, ToysRU.pl, in Poland, adding to its growing portfolio of global online stores.
Saban Brands’ animated TV series “Digimon: Fusion will air on Yep! on ProSieben MAXX in Germany this November.
Mercis and Telescreen (part of the m4e group of companies) have sold the TV series “Miffy’s Adventures Big and Small” to ABC4Kids and Dutch public broadcaster KRO.
Vme Media and BRB Internacional will now reach local Hispanic audiences in the U.S., in a deal made at this year’s MIPCOM.
Discovery Enterprises International has rolled out its first Discovery Explore Your World toy range in the U.K. and Ireland.
Flying Bark Productions will co-produce the new of “Heidi” television series with France’s Studio 100 Animation.
Nurture Rights has appointed Paul Lamond Games as the U.K. licensee for Dinosaur Roar! puzzles and games.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has tied up a multi-property partnership with Bioworld Europe for apparel and accessories.
DHX Media has hired brand and marketing executive Tor Bushell in the role of brand director as it ramps up its licensing activity.
Rovio Entertainment has appointed Megalicense to represent licensing and retail initiatives for its Angry Birds brand in Russia.
Zodiak Kids CP, Paris’ Saddle Club brand (a.k.a. Grand Galop) co-sponsored the French equestrian event, Salon du Cheval de Paris, Saturday.
Brand Licensing Europe marked its 15th year with a bang, debuting a new show floor layout and hosting more visitors at London’s Olympia than ever before.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products U.K. has rolled out a series of U.K. retail promotions in support of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
The WWE is readying for the launch its new 24/7 streaming network, which will be available online and through the WWE app Feb. 24.
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