Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
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.
Firefly Brand Management has finalized a number of deals for the TapatÍo hot sauce brand that include extensions into gifting and apparel.
Toy industry veteran and former president of the U.S. division of Toys 'R' Us, Neil Friedman, has been named president and chief executive officer of Alex Brands.
Robert Kaufman Fabrics has created a new collection of textiles from artist Robin Zingone's Primrose collection that will be sold at Jo-Ann Fabrics.
Pavilion Worldwide Group is producing 11 branded casino-based slot machines based on CBS Consumer Products' classic television shows.
LeapFrog Enterprises has launched LeapTV, an educational, active video gaming system designed for children ages 3 to 8.
Nelvana Enterprises has tapped Cupcake Digital to create a series of apps based on its preschool series “Max & Ruby,” which airs on Nick Jr.
Cuipo, the social enterprise working to preserve the world’s rainforest, has launched a sock collaboration featuring nationally recognized rock artists.
Eight hundred industry leaders joined Kids In Distressed Situations and Fashion Delivers for their annual fundraising gala on Nov. 6.
Walls 360 has created a line of on-demand wall graphics for the Nicktoons series, “Rob Dyrdek’s Wild Grinders.”
Frankford Candy’s Welch’s Filled Licorice has arrived at Walgreen’s stores across the U.S., marking the product’s nationwide retail entry.
Authentic Apparel Group has launched a new line of army-style clothing officially licensed by the U.S. Army in partnership with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
Marvel Entertainment has expanded its agreement with U.S. bike manufacturer Huffy to develop a full range of wheeled products.
A new animated TV series is in development based on the game app “Subway Surfers,” which is represented worldwide by the licensing agent Ink.
The Wish Factory has signed on to manage the sales and marketing for Wham-O’s classic brands including Hula Hoop and Hacky Sack.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has partnered to create a new t-shirt line featuring its inductees including Elvis and John Lennon.
The Yamaha Motor Corporation has tapped IMG Licensing, a division of IMG Worldwide, to manage and expand its business in North America.
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