License! Global explores the opportunities and challenges of the Japanese licensed consumer product market.
U.K. company Coolabi Group has secured six new licenses 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.
SmileyWorld, OuiDo! Productions and international brand manager PGS are teaming up to launch an original, animated TV series for kids 4- to 7-years-old featuring the Smiley brand.
“Tree Fu Tom” will take to the U.K. stage in 2015, in a deal between Fremantle Media Kids & Family Entertainment and Premier Stage Productions.
In addition to celebrating Hello Kitty’s 40th anniversary, Team! Licensing has added a number of new partners for the Sanrio brand in G/A/S.
DC Thomson Consumer Products division has outlined growth plans in the publishing category.
More than 11,000 TV executives gathered in Cannes, France, this week for the MIPTV market, and L!G was there, covering what’s new and hot in TV.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, a DHX Media company, has appointed Stephen Gould as its new U.K. managing director.
Activision Publishing has revealed the newest installment to the Skylanders gaming franchise.
Aardman continues to build the licensing program for Shaun the Sheep with new apparel deals.
VMC has signed on to create a range of LIFE-branded fashion accessories inspired by the publishing brand.
Sanrio is launching Hello Kitty’s first permanent attraction in Europe at the Drusillas Park zoo in East Sussex, England.
SmileyWorld has partnered with Deutsche Post DHL for branded Packset packing boxes featuring the smiley face embedded into the German flag.
Confectionery company Cloetta has teamed with RTC Direct to bring the candy brand Chewits to the home fragrance category.
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