Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Activision Publishing is spreading Skylanders cheer this season with the debut of a special holiday character, a balloon in the Macy’s Parade and new products.
The Toy Industry Association has announced the finalists for the Toy of the Year awards.
Epic Rights has partnered to create the new "KISS Official Photo App," which lets fans customize photos, texts and more with images of the rock band.
Quiksilver has tapped The Faction Collective to design and manufacture a new range of freeride and freestyle skis under its Roxy brand.
Licensing agency The Wildflower Group has signed two new partners to bring the Bombay lifestyle brand to furniture and home fragrance products.
Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group have seen a flurry of activity for their animated adventure series, "Wild Kratts," including new broadcast and licensing deals.
Loudmouth has teamed with Victory Tailgate to develop a line of cornhole game boards and bags outfitted in Loudmouth's signature wild patterns.
Dental industry manufacturer Young Dental has acquired the Oral B brand name for use on select professional oral care products.
Disney has announced Sofia the First as the newest member of the "Color & Play 3D" app family.
Art brand Hank & Sylvie, created by New York artist Lou Patrou, has partnered with Ikase for a line of art cases featuring the brand.
ShopNHL.com, the official online store of the National Hockey League, is highlighting its products this holiday season with a national campaign.
Pinnacle Vodka is putting an interesting new twist on spirits in a new partnership with Cinnabon.
Ford has tapped Mark Feldstein & Associates as one of the 50 companies to create product for Mustang’s 50th anniversary in 2014.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association has tapped Cool Gear International for a range of 2014 FIFA World Cup collectibles.
U.S. consumers plan to spend more this holiday season, but will seek out better deals.
Paw, Inc. and its licensee Card.com are raising money for kids in need this holiday season with a campaign around their Garfield prepaid credit cards.
Cupcake Digital and DHX Media have launched the “Yo Gabba Gabba! Party in My Tummy” activity app.
DreamWorks Animation has joined forces with Fuhu to create the DreamTab, a new kids’ tablet with exclusive content and new DWA games.
Scholastic Media is collaborating with Intel to design interactive gaming content using voice and gesture interaction technology.
Iconix Brand Group’s heritage sports apparel brand Starter is planning its first retail space–a Starter Clubhouse pop-up shop.
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