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.
Oxford Limited has signed a deal with the U.K.-based luggage specialist, USB International, for a line of University of Oxford luggage.
ZeptoLab has announced two new publishing deals for its hit app “Cut the Rope” in the U.K. and Ireland.
The British Olympic Association has appointed IMG Licensing to create a licensing program for its Team GB brand.
Activision Publishing has signed with Nordic Licensing Company to extend the reach of the Skylanders brand in the Nordic region.
Design brand Lillipippins, which was a finalist in 2012’s License This! contest at Brand Licensing Europe, has signed two new greetings cards deals.
AG Properties continues to expand the Strawberry Shortcake brand in Europe with a series of new deals in Italy.
The British national tourist board VisitEngland has tapped the Aardman characters Wallace & Gromit for a new campaign.
Discovery Communications has completed its acquisition of the SBS Nordic operations of ProSiebenSat.1 Group.
Home Plate Entertainment’s “Rob Dyrdek’s Wild Grinders” has been greenlit for a second season by Nicktoons and been sold in Europe and Latin America.
Accessories 4 Technology has signed on to feature the digital brand Plants vs. Zombies on a range of gaming peripherals.
Zodiak Kids’ girls’ series “Totally Spies” is getting a boost in Italy and Spain with new online and broadcast promotions.
Imira Entertainment has acquired the distribution rights for several features and series from Acció.
Sockshouse and The Cookie Company have joined forces to found the new legwear outfit Footbrands.
CBeebies will air the fourth season of Ludorum’s preschool series “Chuggington” this summer.
A2 Entertainment has appointed V.I.P. Entertainment & Merchandising to represent its series “Stan Lee’s Mighty 7.”
Studio 100’s “Maya the Bee” animated series has been picked up by CTV in the Czech Republic.
Samsung Electronics has announced plans for a new tablet built specifically for kids.
The Smurfs are being featured on special branded packs of cantaloupes at Italian retailer Esselunga.
Henson Independent Properties, a division of The Jim Henson Company, has acquired the sseries “Elias: Rescue Team Adventures.”
SEGA Europe has signed two new agreements that will bring Sonic the Hedgehog and his friends to wall decals and masks.
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