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.
Nickelodeon, in conjunction with Paramount Television, will launch a new live-action comedy series “School of Rock,” which is based on the 2003 film.
Activision, makers of the video game “Skylanders SuperChargers,” has teamed with the organization Autism Speaks to “Light it up Blue” with new toys to raise awareness for autism.
Jessica Blue, senior vice president, licensing, UBM Americas, and Stu Seltzer, president, Seltzer Licensing, will host a session on brand licensing at Chicago’s annual International Home and Housewares Show.
Calvin Klein has been named the official, exclusive apparel partner of Justin Bieber’s “Purpose” tour in North America and Europe.
American Girl, a subsidiary of Mattel, has expanded into the construction category with its first line of construction toys for girls.
Kidz Bop has partnered with Live Nation to add additional summer dates to its “Life of the Party” U.S. tour.
“Miitomo,” Nintendo’s fist smart device application, launched in the U.S. today.
License! Global has launched a first-of-its-kind video series featuring select sessions from the sold out NYC Licensing Summit, which took place in early March.
Goodyear Licensed Products, a division of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, will launch its first men’s casual footwear line in the U.S.
Endemol Shine North America has combined its franchise management and licensing integration teams to create the newly formed brand and licensing partnership division.
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