With several new content initiatives, Cartoon Network Enterprises is poised to offer a broader portfolio and more opportunitites in licensing and events.
Nelvana Enterprises, the brand management and consumer products division of Corus Entertainment, has secured a raft of licensees to extend the Shopkins brand into Russia, the Middle East and Scandinavia.
Cartoon Network EMEA has tapped a number of partners to roll out its extensive “Powerpuff Girls” toy range throughout the EMEA region.
U.K.-based toy retailer The Entertainer has entered a new franchise partnership with the Dubai-based retail and lifestyle corporation Apparel Group to open 30 stores across the Middle East.
Disney has tapped Bon Bon Buddies to produce and distribute a new and healthier alternative confectionery item as part of Disney’s Healthy Living strategy.
Aardman has partnered with Watermelon to create a print-on-demand e-commerce site featuring the studio’s popular properties.
The 2020 World’s Fair, called Expo 2020 Dubai, has revealed plans to appoint 70 official licensees to create a line of retail products for the global event.
SeaWorld Entertainment has teamed with Miral to develop SeaWorld Abu Dhabi, a first-of-its-kind marine life theme park on Yas Island.
Dubai-based IMG Worlds has launched its newest theme park, called IMG Worlds of Legends, which features a host of brands from Nickelodeon, Ubisoft, Cartoon Network and more.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA has tapped Panini for a series of stickers and trading cards based on J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA, on behalf of DC Entertainment, has partnered with Exquisite to develop the first retail loyalty programs featuring DC Super Heroes across EMEA.
4K Media has tapped the New Zealand Mint for a line of collectible silver coins engraved with characters and imagery from the animated series “Yu-Gi-Oh!”
Disney Junior Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australia/New Zealand has picked up the rights to Sixteen South’s new animated series “Claude.”
Endemol Shine Beyond will expand the reach of its eSports entertainment franchise and YouTube channel “Legends of Gaming” by launching the format in the Netherlands and Israel.
BBC Worldwide will launch CBeebies as a linear channel in the Middle East and North Africa on April 1 to beIN DTH service subscribers.
Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe will launch the new video game “Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2” in the EMEA and Australasia regions.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has developed a design-based collection in the EMEA region inspired by the portfolio of 12 Fox-owned films featuring Marilyn Monroe.
Spacetoon, the free-to-air kids’ channel that broadcasts in Arabic to 22 countries, has inked a number of major broadcast and licensing deals.
Hearst Magazines International has partnered with Marka PJSC to launch the world’s first Harper’s Bazaar Café in Dubai’s design district.
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