License! Global explores the opportunities and challenges of the Japanese licensed consumer product market.
Imira Entertainment has taken worldwide distribution rights (excluding Austria and China) for the live-action series "Austrian Tom Turbo" (188 x 26).
Fashion and brand licensing veteran Terry Hauss, chief executive officer of apparel firm Von Dutch, passed away on July 17.
PGS Entertainment has made a raft of global sales for France Television’s “Super 4,” the new animated series inspired by the Playmobil toy brand.
Quiksilver has signed a raft of new partners to extend its brands, including Quiksilver, Roxy and DC, into children’s apparel, watches, legwear, luggage and more.
Big Tent Entertainment has added three more licensees to the roster of partners for its Domo/Ghostbusters mash-up.
Italian fashion brand and retailer Pynkiss Milano is planning a home décor line as well as a range of Abayas featuring Hello Kitty.
Brazilian preschool brand Galinha Pintadinha established itself as a permanent presence in the Hispanic market last month at Licensing Expo.
HIT Entertainment, a subsidiary of Mattel, is planning a new CGI feature-length Thomas & Friends special that will provide a new track for the brand’s licensing partners.
Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants has a front row seat to the World Cup in Brazil with a range of branded products available on shelves throughout the country.
Cartoon Network has announced a series of recent successes and upcoming initiatives for its "Adventure Time!" animated series across the globe.
Viacom International Media Networks has announced plans to launch MTV in Brazil this October.
Paws, Inc. has named three new agents for the Garfield brand in G/A/S, the Middle East and Latin America.
An animated Popeye commercial for Mama Lucchetti pasta has won an Effie Award as the most effective commercial in its category.
Zodiak Kids has sold its kids’ detective series, “Sally Bollywood,” to a raft of broadcasters worldwide.
Subscription e-commerce site JustFab has launched a new women’s shoe and handbag collection from Latin superstar Paulina Rubio.
Newsweek has partnered with Empirical Media to pursue foreign license agreements for Newsweek and Newsweek.com around the world.
Exim Licensing Group’s technology division, Exim Tech, has announced a new alliance with app developer Yuisy.
Fan Ink Limited has signed on to create a line of novelty products for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.
Paws, Inc. has appointed P&L Global Network to serve as the exclusive licensing agency for Garfield for Mexico and Chile.
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