What started as a small TV production business has now grown into one of the world’s largest independent family entertainment companies with a major position in live action and kids’ animation.
American Greetings Properties has extended the contracts of many of its licensing agents around the world.
Mattel has restructured its European consumer products team to align its strategy across the region.
Animaccord Animation Studios and Perfetti Van Melle have teamed up for a new line of “Masha and the Bear” chocolate.
BBC Worldwide has teamed with BesTV to launch a CBeebies-branded block on BesTV’s multi-screen platform.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA has named LIDL as its European retail partner for Man of Steel.
FIFA has named Hy-Pro International as the licensee for the 2014 World Cup.
Poetic Gem is planning a new range of nightwear based on DC Thomson's comics The Dandy and The Beano.
Mind Candy has extended its partnership with Yoplait for new Moshi Monsters-branded yogurt items in the U.K.
Pedigree Books is adding a new augmented reality feature to its Gaming and New Media 2014 annuals.
Discovery Enterprises International has launched the new “Animal Planet Bookshelf” app in the U.K. and Latin America.
HBO Global Licensing has tapped with asknet to manage it e-commerce engine and operations for the European HBO Shop.
The Paper Island character Dinosaurus has joined the list of top brands taking part in Digital Giving’s new charity app “T-Shirt Booth.”
DHX Media has signed a new seven-year broadcast deal with CBeebies for “In the Night Garden.”
41 Entertainment and Lisle International, have unveiled plans for the debut of “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures in the U.K.
Following marked growth in 2012, Brand Licensing Europe saw an additional 5 percent growth in visitor attendance in 2013.
BBC Worldwide U.K. has appointed Golden Bear Toys as the master toy partner for the first-ever range of CBeebies toys.
Brands with Influence added two new licensees for “Woolly and Tig” at Brand Licensing Europe in October.
The first official “Cloudbabies” app, created by Studio Liddell under license from Hoho Entertainment, is now available.
Technicolor and Canada’s Mercury Filmworks have teamed up with Gaumont Animation for the animated TV series, “Atomic Puppet.”
Asda and the Mrs. Brown’s Boys brand broke a Guinness World Record last week, with the unveiling of the biggest onesie in the world.
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