Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Kate Spade New York and Jack Spade are making their first foray into childrenswear with a new limited edition line of apparel and accessories at GapKids.
Target has announced a number of new initiatives for the holiday season centered on guest-friendly services–including exclusive products.
Banana brand Chiquita has teamed up with Origin Food Group to create a line of fruit and yogurt smoothies now available at Walmart in the U.S.
StoryToys and The Eric Carle Studio have released of “My Very Hungry Caterpillar,” the first fully interactive 3D app based on the Eric Carle character.
Entertainment One Licensing’s Peppa Pig is stepping onto the printed page with a new magazine from Redan Publishing, as well as a trio of other new licensees.
LIMA will host its next Executive Networking Breakfast in Los Angeles on Nov. 6 at the United Talent Agency headquarters.
Entertainment and fashion lifestyle brand BollyDoll has tapped Majesty Brands to develop a hosiery and socks collection.
KidQuest, the app that provides interactive children’s crafts, experiments and activities, has announced partnerships with four leading children’s brands.
Nickelodeon has signed on to broadcast “WWE Slam City,” WWE’s kids' animated short-form series, on the NickSports programming block on Nicktoons.
Next Monday, "Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest" returns to PBS Kids, kicking off the ninth season of the series with a week of new episodes.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has brought a slate of primetime TV brands to Licensing Expo this week.
Entertainment One Television has expanded its alternative programming division with the appointment of David Shaye.
The Collegiate Licensing Company has extended its partnership with Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.
Trading card company Topps will start a new wave of licensing activity for the sci-fi cult classic Mars Attacks for the 2014-15 season.
Fuhu, creator of the Nabi line of tablets for kids (including the DreamTab, created in partnership with DreamWorks Animation) is launching interactive toys called Morpho Pods.
The Santa Clara Stadium Authority has signed a multi-year venue partnership for the Levi’s Stadium with Feld Motor Sports' Monster Jam events.
Brands with Influence has been appointed to represent The Amazing People Club brand globally.
Canadian publishing group Editions AdA has secured the French-language rights to the first two novels in Robert Ricci Young Adult fantasy series The Red Harlequin.
Universal Orlando Resort officially opened the new section of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Diagon Alley, at Universal Studios Florida Tuesday.
Quiksilver has signed a raft of new partners to extend its brands, including Quiksilver, Roxy and DC, into children’s apparel, watches, legwear, luggage and more.
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