Brand Licensing Europe 2014 expects to top last year’s record-breaking attendance with even more features and new brands on the floor.
Toys ‘R’ Us stores worldwide and Toysrus.com will launch the latest extension in Activision’s Skylanders franchise, "Skylanders Trap Team, Oct. 5.
Aardman has signed a number of new deals for its global brand Shaun the Sheep across a host of core categories.
Lima Sky, the studio behind the mobile game "Doodle Jump," unveiled its new Doodle Jump toy line.
Bluefin Distribution, a U.S. distributor for Japanese toys and collectibles, has appointed John Parker as its new president.
Lionsgate has entered into an agreement with Saban Brands to acquire the home entertainment distribution rights to “Julius Jr..”
Little Airplane Productions has made a trio of broadcast sales for its Small Potatoes franchise.
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.
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.
Zak Designs is getting ready for the upcoming How to Train Your Dragon 2 with a new line of mealtime products.
Knockout Licensing continues to expand the U.S. licensing program for the hit British drama “Downton Abbey” with two new licensees
The WWE is readying for the launch its new 24/7 streaming network, which will be available online and through the WWE app Feb. 24.
Former TRU CEO Gerald Storch has been elected as chairman of grocery retailer SuperValu’s board of directors.
JCPenney will close 33 underperforming stores across the U.S. as part of a turnaround strategy.
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