With several new content initiatives, Cartoon Network Enterprises is poised to offer a broader portfolio and more opportunitites in licensing and events.
The 17th Annual Toy of the Year Awards, hosted by the Toy Industry Association, honored the best toys and games of the year, including License of the Year–Spin Master’s “Paw Patrol.”
Loot Crate has revealed two exclusive lines of collectible figures that will be part of select subscription lines, including the WWE Slam Crate and the Halo Legendary Crate.
USAopoly, a developer and manufacturer of board games, collectibles and puzzles, has launched a new designer collectibles division, titled Project Raygun.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Will DePippo of Sesame Workshop hosted a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair on Saturday.
Moose Toys will showcase a host of items at New York Toy Fair, including additions to the Shopkins brand, Despicable Me 3 collectibles and more.
Plush and gift company Kids Preferred has revealed a slew of new products based on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Guess How Much I Love You, Pete the Cat and more.
The National Wildlife Federation has signed six new licensing partnerships for the Ranger Rick brand across a host of categories, including digital, print, toys and more.
The LEGO Group and Warner Bros. Consumer Products have joined forces for a series of collectibles and lifestyle merchandise inspired by The LEGO Batman Movie, in theaters now.
NBCUniversal will debut a raft of properties at this year’s New York Toy Fair, including Despicable Me 3, Fast & Furious, Trolls, The Mummy and “Voltron Legendary Defender.”
Jazwares, in collaboration with Hasbro, has introduced a new toy adjaceny line based on Hasbro’s Nerf brand.
Art Brand Studios, the authorized licensor of artist Thomas Kinkade, has tapped PTM Images to design, manufacture and market a range of home décor based on the artist’s work.
Licensee Junk Food Clothing will host a ‘90s Nickelodeon Takeover at its flagship location in Venice, Calif., with a themed capsule collection and activations.
American Honda Motor Co. has appointed Earthbound Brands to take the wheel and drive the company’s licensing program.
NBCUniversal Brand Development has tapped industry veteran Chris Heatherly to lead its worldwide games and digital platforms unit as executive vice president.
Flip Flop Shops, a subsidiary of Cherokee Global Brands, has revealed its future growth initiatives, focusing on format innovations, channel expansion and a brand launch.
Authentic Brands Group, General Growth Properties and Simon Property Group have finalized the acquisition of apparel and accessories brand Aéropostale.
Entertainment One has tapped Just Play to launch a toy line based on the animated preschool series “PJ Masks” exclusively at Toys ‘R’ Us.
Legendary has tapped veteran licensing, branding and consumer products executive, James Ngo to serve as senior vice president of franchise management.
Licensing Expo 2016’s One to Watch winner continues to grow with new partners, category expansions and more.
National Amusements, which has a controlling stake in both the CBS Corporation and Viacom, has requested that both companies’ board of directors explore the idea of a potential merger.
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