Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
AMC Networks and BBC Worldwide have announced a new long-term partnership that will see AMC take an equity stake in the cable channel BBC America.
U.K. sports brand Extreme's energy drink, Extreme Energy, is now available in more than 3,000 bars and clubs across the U.K.
Fit For Sport has joined forces with Saban’s Power Rangers emPOWER program in the U.K. to launch a fitness guide to help children "power up."
DHX Brands has launched a major U.K. brand awareness initiative to help promote its new In the Night Garden website and app.
Psycho Bunny has tapped A Squared Entertainment to extend its men's apparel brand into new categories, new demographics and new territories.
Preparations for the 20th anniversary of Guess How Much I Love You in 2015 are well underway, with Walker Books adding two new licensees for the brand.
Hoho Entertainment is teaming up with Martin Gates Productions and Cloth Cat Animation to develop a new animated TV series based on The Wind in the Willows.
Ireland's An Post has issued a collectible four-stamp set celebrating video game icons Nintendo’s Mario and SEGA’ s Sonic the Hedgehog.
Rocket Licensing has brokered a deal that will see the Very Hungry Caterpillar featured in an on-pack promotion of Cawston Press fruit juices.
The Freestyle Football Federation has commissioned Northern Creative Studio to create a team of animated characters to promote the fast-growing sport.
Pukeko Pictures is expanding the presence of its The WotWots brand in Turkish and Russian markets in a new homewares deal with Zorluteks Textile.
Coolabi has appointed Gemma as its new strategic partner for the U.K. social expression brand Purple Ronnie.
Rainbow has extended its relationship with Greek licensing agent B-rights to include its girls’ brand Winx Club.
As part of the studio's television growth strategy, Warner Bros. Television Group has acquired all of the Eyeworks Groups.
The Trump Organization and furniture brand Dorya have teamed to develop a new furniture collection.
Chinese sportswear company Peak Sport Products has launched two new sneakers inspired by basketball star Tony Parker.
Children’s magazine publisher Redan Publishing has welcomed back Jessica McKnight as sales and marketing director.
CBeebies has appointed the licensing agency Brands with Influence to represent its new series “Swashbuckle” in the U.K.
Zodiak Kids has appointed FranceTV Distribution to manage the licensing of its new animated series “Lolirock” in France and French-speaking territories.
Coolabi Group has finalized a publishing agreement with Penguin for its upcoming animated series “Clangers.”
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