Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Stan Lee's Comikaze opens its doors today just in time for trick-or-treating and a full weekend of chances to dress up.
Sanrio kicked off the first-ever Hello Kitty convention Thursday at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Los Angeles, Calif.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is making a stop at Build-A-Bear Workshops this holiday season, in a new line of customizable plush.
UCLA will offer a new licensing course in association with LIMA called “Licensing Entertainment" starting Jan. 6.
Iconix Brand Group and it board of directors has appointed Sue Gove as an independent director of the company.
Anki, the creator of the battle-car racing game “Anki Drive,” has appointed former Activision and EA executives to key roles.
Haim Saban, founder of Saban Brands, writer and director Chris Columbus, and Jeremy Zag have joined forces to launch Zag Animation Studios.
Tomy, the global master toy partner for SEGA's Sonic the Hedgehog, has launched the all-new Sonic Boom toy line exclusively available at Toys ‘R’ Us.
PBS Kids' new line of educational and earth-friendly toys is now available exclusively at Whole Foods Markets in the U.S.
One Jeanswear Group has announced plans to launch a Robert Rodriguez sportswear brand in February 2015.
BBC America is planning two theatrical screening events of the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special, “Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor.”
NECA has partnered with 343 Industries for a new global merchandise program featuring the “Halo” video game franchise.
King Features, worldwide licensor of Betty Boop and Popeye, has appointed Tycoon Group as its agent in Latin and Central America.
A new collection of Disney villains-inspired beauty products has arrived at Walgreens stores in the U.S.
Classic toys like LEGO and Barbie are still at the top of children’s wish lists this year, but non-traditional items are also in demand.
The new video game “Barbie Dreamhouse Party” is now available across Europe and Australasia, and will arrive in the U.S. in January.
Technicolor and Canada’s Mercury Filmworks have teamed up with Gaumont Animation for the animated TV series, “Atomic Puppet.”
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has teamed up with USAopoly to celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz with a collector’s edition Monopoly.
Big Tent Entertainment and the L.A.-based design studio Mighty Fine are planning a line of fan-created Domo apparel and accessories.
A new line of Hard Rock-branded energy drinks are making their debut in South Florida, which will serve as a test market for a broader roll out of the beverages.
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