With several new content initiatives, Cartoon Network Enterprises is poised to offer a broader portfolio and more opportunitites in licensing and events.
The 17th Annual Toy of the Year Awards, hosted by the Toy Industry Association, honored the best toys and games of the year, including License of the Year–Spin Master’s “Paw Patrol.”
Loot Crate has revealed two exclusive lines of collectible figures that will be part of select subscription lines, including the WWE Slam Crate and the Halo Legendary Crate.
USAopoly, a developer and manufacturer of board games, collectibles and puzzles, has launched a new designer collectibles division, titled Project Raygun.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Will DePippo of Sesame Workshop hosted a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair on Saturday.
Moose Toys will showcase a host of items at New York Toy Fair, including additions to the Shopkins brand, Despicable Me 3 collectibles and more.
Plush and gift company Kids Preferred has revealed a slew of new products based on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Guess How Much I Love You, Pete the Cat and more.
The National Wildlife Federation has signed six new licensing partnerships for the Ranger Rick brand across a host of categories, including digital, print, toys and more.
The LEGO Group and Warner Bros. Consumer Products have joined forces for a series of collectibles and lifestyle merchandise inspired by The LEGO Batman Movie, in theaters now.
NBCUniversal will debut a raft of properties at this year’s New York Toy Fair, including Despicable Me 3, Fast & Furious, Trolls, The Mummy and “Voltron Legendary Defender.”
Jazwares, in collaboration with Hasbro, has introduced a new toy adjaceny line based on Hasbro’s Nerf brand.
Tucker Toys has partnered with Incredible Novelties for distribution rights of its products in Canada.
C. Wonder, owned by Xcel Brands, will re-launch with a fashion apparel and accessory range created exclusively for QVC.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has extended its partnership with Party City for a full range of costumes and accessories based on its portfolio of brands.
According to the National Retail Federation’s more than 125 million Americans plan to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and are expected to spend an average of $35.37 per person.
Oreo has partnered with Carvel, an ice cream retail franchise, to debut the company’s first soft serve Oreo-inspired ice cream.
Professional surfer Bethany Hamilton has partnered with Damon System braces, of which Hamilton is a former patient, to launch a new emoji keyboard app.
The Buffalo Works and Suzanne Cruise Creative Services have merged to create a larger, full-service licensing agency.
Tech 4 Kids has appointed Hugh Kennedy to the role of senior vice president of marketing.
WestEnd Software, a developer of enterprise software for the licensing and entertainment industries, has partnered with trademark licensing agency Exemplar Associates to help launch the firm.
Marvel Entertainment partnered with Pizza Hut to for a Captain America: Civil War-themed promotional deal.
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