Brand Licensing Europe hosted its biggest show ever this October, marked by increases in both the number of exhibitors and attendees.
Toy manufacturer Playmobil will expand its NHL product line as part of the company’s continued partnership with the National Hockey League.
Random House Children’s Books has appointed Rachel Bader as its new licensing director.
McDonald’s has partnered with HarperCollins Children’s Books to launch Happy Meal Books focused on Valentine’s Day-themed storylines.
HSN is partnering with Tory Johnson to bring exclusive deals and new brands to HSN every month with the premiere of “Tory Johnson: Deal Hunter.”
Panini America has signed former University of Memphis quarterback and top NFL draft pick Paxton Lynch to an autograph and trading card agreement for the 2016 season.
The National Retail Federation is predicting that consumers who celebrate Valentine’s Day will spent slightly more than they did in previous years.
Victory Hill Exhibitions, a global production and distribution company, has appointed Daniel Pearce and Michael Mattox to open its “The Transformers Experience” and “Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.” in Las Vegas, Nev.
Paper Punk has teamed with Hasbro's My Little Pony to release six new Paper Punk kits featuring characters from the franchise.
Kidoz has teamed with the KD Group, makers of the Kurio line of children's electronics, to provide users with a safe and more advanced content discovery experience through the Kidoz app store.
Dick’s Sporting Goods and UberRush have partnered to bring displaced football fans in Chicago and New York City official championship t-shirts after the Super Bowl.
Hasbro and IDW Publishing have renewed their publishing partnership as they celebrate the 10th anniversary of their collaboration.
Factory Entertainment has signed an agreement with Sony Pictures Television to produce a wide range of novelty items and collectibles for the Starz series "Outlander."
The National Retail Federation is projecting that U.S. retail sales will increase 4.1 percent, up from the 3.5 percent growth seen in 2014.
Factory Entertainment has picked up the license for Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin this week at New York Toy Fair.
American Greetings Properties' Strawberry Shortcake has turned out in style at New York Fashion Week this week.
The classic Colorforms toy brand, which was re-launched in 2014 by Out of the Blue Enterprises, has added a number of Disney properties to its roster.
Learfield Sports has completed its integration of the recently acquired Licensing Resource Group and Strategic Marketing Affiliates, creating Learfield Licensing Partners.
Peanuts Worldwide has partnered with DecoPac for a multi-year license agreement to create cake, cupcake and dessert decorations featuring the Peanuts brand.
The deadline to enter the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association 2015 Licensing Excellence Awards is Monday, March 2.
Licensing Expo 2015 will add new international pavilions and see increased representation from countries including Mexico, India, China, Japan and the U.K.
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