Cartoon Network has taken a fittingly adventurous approach to the merchandising and promotion of the hit series ‘Adventure Time.’
Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo is returning to LA later this month for its fifth anniversary with top pop culture brands, engaging panels and Halloween-themed events.
“Skylanders” is supercharging October with new Halloween-themed products for Portal Masters of all ages.
MGA Entertainment has appointed three new licensees for its newly re-launched Bratz fashion doll brand and one new partner for its new tween brand Project Mc².
The National Retail Federation expects U.S. sales in November and December to increase a solid 3.7 percent to $630.5 billion.
The emoji company, owner of the word "emoji," has appointed Global Merchandising Services as its licensing agent for the U.S., the U.K. and Ireland.
The Boys Scouts of America has added two new licensees to its consumer products program.
Mark Caplan has been promoted to senior vice president of global consumer products for Sony Pictures Consumer Products.
Rain and flooding didn't stop a roster of new shows from making their debut at this year's MIPJunior and MIPCOM in Cannes, France, while established series finalized deals to enter new territories.
American Greetings Properties has changed its name to American Greetings Entertainment to reflect its focus on expansion for the Care Bears brand and development of new IP.
Food licensor Jel Sert has extended its partnership with licensing agency Brand Central to include representation of its brand portfolio including Otter Pops, Fla-Vor-Ice, Wyler’s and Royal.
DreamWorks Animations' AwesomenessTV YouTube network is bringing its brand offline with the launch of the pop-up shop Scene@AwesomenessTV in Los Angeles, Calif.
Bleacher Creatures has launched its 2014 NHL player plush collection, with Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association is now accepting nominations for the LIMA Licensing Industry Hall of Fame.
Target has announced a number of new initiatives for the holiday season centered on guest-friendly services–including exclusive products.
Topps has teamed up with Stan Lee to create an all-new Garbage Pail Kids character exclusively for the upcoming Comikaze Expo–Smilin’ Stan.
Haim Saban, founder of Saban Brands, writer and director Chris Columbus, and Jeremy Zag have joined forces to launch Zag Animation Studios.
Princess Cruises and Discovery Consumer Products announced their collaboration to create Discovery At Sea, interactive onboard activities and shore excursions for families aboard Princess ships.
Studio 100 Film and Maya the Bee will buzz into the North American market.
Mind Candy, the entertainment company behind the Moshi Monsters franchise, globally launched the "World of Warriors" app.
Sears has teamed with online engagement ring retailer James Allen to open jewelry boutiques at 16 Sears locations throughout New York, Maryland and Puerto Rico.
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