The dream of one young man, his passion for comics and creativity has evolved into one of the world’s largest licensors and animation studios.
Marriott International has signed on as the official hotel of several marquee National Basketball Association events around the world.
Scripps Networks Latin America, a division of Scripps Networks Interactive, has launched its food lifestyle channel Food Network on Cable Onda in Panama.
Goodyear is continuing to expand its reach beyond the tire aisle with the help of licensing agent IMG.
Brazilian entertainment company Mauricio de Sousa Produções has teamed up with Sony Pictures Entertainment in promotional partnership for the release of Pixels.
Footwear and apparel licensee Leomil has expanded its partnership with Sanrio to include Colombia and Central America.
Global Merchandising Services continues to grow the licensing program for One Direction with new partners in the Middle East, Latin America, Europe and the U.S.
Perry Ellis International has entered into a license agreement with Manufacturas Kaltex for a line of home textile products in Mexico under the Original Penguin brand.
Vinicius and Tom, mascots of the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, are set to star in a new TV series on Cartoon Network in Brazil.
Viz Media has teamed with Viz Media Europe and Anime Consortium Japan to jointly acquire the rights for the anime series "One-Punch Man."
Live Nation Merchandise is bringing its licensing business in-house in Mexico, with Janet Dwoskin, vice president of licensing, LNM, leading the charge.
Consumer Product Connection has appointed of licensing agencies to represent the "Pou" app brand around the globe.
Atlantyca Entertainment has gained a host of broadcast sales post-Mipcom 2014 for a variety of their key distribution properties.
VIMN has named Larissa Zagustin as senior vice president and general counsel for its brands and businesses in LatAm, Canada and the U.S. Hispanic market.
Dentsu Entertainment USA and TV Tokyo have partnered with Hasbro to bring the Japanese multi-media franchise Yo-Kai Watch to new markets.
Viacom International Media Networks Americas has made a trio of new appointments.
Kate Spade & Company and Exclusive Brands International will expand the Kate Spade New York brand presence in Latin America with a new distribution agreement.
Lawless Entertainment has signed a production deal with Mondo TV to co-produce and distribute a new 2D HD-animated series based on Adventures in Duckport.
Redibra has appointed P&L Global Network as the exclusive licensing agency for Gallina Pintadita for several Latin American countries.
Toys ‘R’ Us continues to expand in 2014 with plans to open 90 stores worldwide, including 22 locations in China.
Playboy is growing its brand in Mexico with the addition of a new shoe boutique, Playboy Estd 1953, in Leon.
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