Brand Licensing Europe 2014 expects to top last year’s record-breaking attendance with even more features and new brands on the floor.
Rainbow has appointed Earthbound to represent both Winx Club and Mia and Me throughout the U.S. for licensing in a move to grow its brands in America.
Disguise, the Halloween costume division of Jakks Pacific, has signed a deal with DreamWorks Animation to produce Halloween costumes.
Build-A-Bear Workshop will add a Hello Kitty 40th anniversary edition to its current Hello Kitty collection of customizable plush.
Upper Deck has become the official trading card licensee of both the American Hockey League and the Professional Hockey Players' Association.
Apparel licensing company American Classics is celebrating its 20th anniversary this October.
Kids' healthy living brand Bloomers! Edutainment has signed its first major licensee–Joint Merchant for toys.
The University of Georgia has tapped Fermata Partners as its worldwide licensing agency, in a new five-year deal.
WildWorks, a developer of online worlds and free-to-play games, has appointed Peeko as the worldwide licensing agent for its Animal Jam brand.
Loudmouth has released a new line of officially licensed NCAA gym shorts.
SeaWorld Kids has launched a collection of three mobile games designed to engage the imaginations of preschool- and elementary-aged children.
The National Retail Federation expects sales in the months of November and December to increase 3.9 percent to $602.1 billion.
Disney XD Canada is readying for the world premiere of its first-ever original movie, the zombie thriller Bunks.
Big Tent Entertainment has begun to expand internationally with the appointment of a collection of new licensing agents from around the globe.
The Joy Tashjian Marketing Group has been named exclusive licensing agency for the animated series “Rob Dyrdek’s Wild Grinders.”
The SpongeBob SquarePants balloon will debut a new look at the 87th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Nov. 28.
Dick’s Sporting Goods is now the exclusive provider of licensed merchandise for ESPN.com and other ESPN e-commerce sites.
Caribou Coffee has brewed up a new deal with Faribault Woolen Mill to create a line of co-branded coffee accessories and novelty items.
The NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group has acquired full ownership of the 24-hour preschool network Sprout.
Shine 360 has tapped the travel company Cox & Kings to develop a series of culinary holidays based on the MasterChef brand.
Golf legend Jack Nicklaus has inked a deal with Perry Ellis International to create a line of men’s and women’s apparel.
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