Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Dubai Parks and Resorts has teamed with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to create a Sony Pictures Studio and Smurfs Zone at the upcoming Motiongate Dubai theme park.
Studio 100 has signed a deal to air its content in the Middle East for a period of three years via Mondo TV and extended its existing partnership with distribution company Comarex.
FremantleMedia International has re-signed a multi-year deal with MBC Group that will see pan-Arab versions of “Idol” and “Got Talent” re-commissioned.
Zodiak Kids has sold Marathon Media's production “Lolirock” to territories across Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East, and licensing deals in France.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has announced a host of new merchandise collections for "The Simpsons."
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA recognized its top licensees last night at the second annual Golden Bunny Awards.
Aardman has signed a number of new deals for its global brand Shaun the Sheep across a host of core categories.
HIT Entertainment, a subsidiary of Mattel, has appointed Lappset to design and build branded activity attractions for its top brands.
Platinum Films has signed a deal with Cartoon Network to air “Matt Hatter Chronicles” in the Middle East, Africa and Southern Europe.
Even in a non-movie year, business is flourishing for Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA, and the company has a huge amount of new content in the pipeline.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA is marking the growth of its licensing business in the Middle East at the Dubai Brand Licensing Fair.
Paws, Inc. and its regional licensing agents have signed a series of new deals for Garfield around the world.
DreamWorks Animation has appointed Saban Brands Israel as its consumer products licensing agent in Israel.
Gaumont Animation has signed a number of international broadcast deals for its TV series “Lanfeust Quest,” an adaptation of the comic and manga franchise Lanfeust of Troy.
Bandai Namco Games Europe has launched the "Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle" video game for Nintendo 3DS in Europe, the Middle East and Australasia.
The MetLife Foundation has committed $20 million over the next five years to Sesame Workshop to teach people about finances worldwide.
DHX Media has signed a number of deals with broadcasters in the Middle East and Central and Eastern Europe, as well as Turkey.
Walmart Stores has promoted Shelley Broader to executive vice president, president and chief executive officer of Walmart EMEA.
Zodiak Kids has secured a new agreement with MBC3, part of the MBC Group, for an additional 150 hours of kids' programming.
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