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Christine Thomas, senior licensing executive, Entertainment One U.K. is the first recipient of LIMA U.K.’s Rising Star Award 2014.
Carte Blanche Group has signed a global licensing deal with Ashleigh Butler and Roar Global to develop the Pudsey the Dog brand.
U.K. company Coolabi Group has secured six new licensees for CBeebies' long-running animation series, “Clangers.”
Temple Street Productions has brought on Striker Entertainment as the worldwide (excluding Canada) licensing agent for its hit TV series "Orphan Black."
Imira Entertainment has taken worldwide distribution rights (excluding Austria and China) for the live-action series "Austrian Tom Turbo" (188 x 26).
Viacom has licensed some of its Nickelodeon shows to third-party stations across Europe this summer.
U.K. trade distributors John Hornby Skewes and Nickelodeon will launch a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles musical instruments line in the fall.
Discovery Consumer Products has renewed its longstanding direct-to-retail partnership with Toys 'R' Us U.S. and Toys 'R' Us Australia.
Pop icon Britney Spears is planning a line of sleepwear apparel called The Intimate Britney Spears with retail partner Change Lingerie.
The U.K.'s Institute of Contemporary Arts and Polka Children’s Theater are planning special events to celebrate the 100th birthday of Moomin creator Tove Jansson.
Activision has teamed with IDW Publishing to publish the first-ever Skylanders comic book series.
Italian lifestyle brand Lumberjack has appointed Turkish licensing agency Sinerji to represent its brand worldwide.
DC Thomson Consumer Products has teamed with John Hornby Skewes for a line of musical instruments that features characters from The Beano.
The first M&M's store in France has opened its doors at the Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport.
Germany’s Super RTL and Spain’s Atresmedia Televisión have pre-bought two seasons of the upcoming series “Alvinnn!!! and The Chipmunks.”
Zodiak Kids and Biplano, the Iberian agent for the preschool brand Tickety Toc, have appointed new licensees for the brand in the region.
iDoo-B-Doo, a new brand concept for girls aged 3 to 7, is now a regular feature in the British regional publication The Village Directory.
U.K. children’s museum Eureka! is looking for licensees to collaborate on upcoming projects targeting the 5- to 7-year-old educational market.
Forty-six Fnac stores across France hosted in-store workshops featuring DreamWorks’ How to Train Your Dragon 2 on Saturday in celebration of the film’s debut.
Iconic British bear Paddington has joined forces with U.K. bakery brand Warburtons to promote Paddington’s upcoming feature film.
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