Brand Licensing Europe hosted its biggest show ever this October, marked by increases in both the number of exhibitors and attendees.
Discovery Consumer Products has added a wide range of new licensing deals and expanded its existing partnerships in North America for the Discovery Kids brand.
Thousands of toys and games will be unveiled this weekend in New York City at the 113th North American International Toy Fair–the largest toy marketplace in the Western Hemisphere.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Dianne Bellchambers of Moose Toys will host a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair this Saturday.
Spiffy Pictures has appointed HiHat Media and 9 Story Media to represent its new series “Nature Cat” for U.S. licensing and international distribution.
Toys ‘R’ Us has promoted Joe Venezia to executive vice president, global store operations, effective Feb. 22.
Coburn Communication–a public relations, marketing and events agency–has appointed Christa Boeke as vice president, licensing.
The U.S. Army has entered a licensing agreement with Source3 for 3D printed, personalized ornaments for service members, family and friends.
Lisa Marks Associates has been appointed as the North American licensing agency for Perfetti van Melle’s Chupa Chups brand.
The National Retail Federation is projecting that U.S. retail sales will increase 3.1 percent this year, higher than the 10-year average of 2.7 percent (excluding automobiles, gas stations and restaurants).
Based on the new, original story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II will be published by Scholastic, this July.
Toy fair season culminates in New York City with an impressive slate of licensed merchandise on display.
Hasbro is showcasing its 2015 lineup of brand experiences at New York Toy Fair including new offerings for all of its top brands.
The Coop is showcasing its licensed lines at New York Toy Fair including new products for AMC's "The Walking Dead," "Star Trek: The Original Series" and "Halo."
Adidas A.C Milan, Chelsea Football Club, FIFA, Automobil Lamborghini and Moto GP are among the 180 companies already signed up to exhibit at this year’s BLE.
CBS Consumer Products has teamed with Titan Books to bring two of its TV series to the printed page–"Elementary" and "Penny Dreadful."
British lifestyle brand Laura Ashley has partnered with rug manufacturer Creative Home Ideas to launch a line of decorative rugs and mats.
Jelly Jam Entertainment has partnered with Kids Preferred for the new Moodsters line of toys and books designed to teach young children about feelings.
Crayola has teamed with Bloomingdale’s for the new I Am Color campaign that includes fashion collaborations, window displays and in-store events.
Dr. Seuss Enterprises is launching a search for children ages 5 to 18 who excel in the areas of STEAM in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Oh, the Places You'll Go!.
The professional wrestling organization WWE has promoted three executives within its consumer products group.
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