Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Entertainment One Family has secured broadcast agreements around the globe for more than 100 hours of its children’s programming.
CBS Consumer Products has partnered with Desilu, Too to launch a new official online store for the classic sitcom “I Love Lucy.”
American Greetings Properties and Exim Licensing have secured three new partnerships that expand the Care Bears brand presence in Argentina.
Luxury hotel chain Karisma Hotels & Resorts, in partnership with Viacom International Media Networks, will bring Nickelodeon-branded experiences to its line of Azul Hotels.
Viacom International Media Networks has appointed Pierluigi Gazzolo as president of its Americas division.
DHX Brands has signed a deal with Egmont Publishing for the international rights to produce children’s books and magazines based on the Teletubbies brand.
Netflix and Guru Studio will produce an original spin-off series based on the preschool hit “Justin Time”– “Justin Time The New Adventures.”
King Digital Entertainment has launched another title to the Candy Crush game lineup, “Candy Crush Soda Saga,” for iOS and Android devices and Facebook.
Mind Candy, the entertainment company behind the Moshi Monsters franchise, globally launched the "World of Warriors" app.
Toys ‘R’ Us continues to expand in 2014 with plans to open 90 stores worldwide, including 22 locations in China.
Viacom International Media Networks The Americas announced plans to expand its roster of productions targeting Millennials.
Iconix Brand Group has acquired the remaining 50 percent of Iconix Latin America from its joint venture partner, New Brands Group.
Casual dining chain TGI Friday's has extended and expanded its partnership with Inventure Foods in a new agreement that will grow the brand’s snack food line.
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.
Greeting card brand Hallmark has tapped P&L Global Network will develop a new licensing program for its brand in Latin America.
Saban Brands’ “Julius Jr.,” has been picked up by Discovery Kids Latin America, in a deal that was finalized at NATPE Miami this week.
Turner Broadcasting System International has acquired the second season of Endemol’s “Mr. Bean” animated TV series.
Calvin Klein, a subsidiary of PVH Corp., has tapped American Designer Fashion, to distribute and operate retail stores for several of its brands.
Brazilian preschool brand Galinha Pintadinha established itself as a permanent presence in the Hispanic market last month at Licensing Expo.
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