Brand Licensing Europe 2014 expects to top last year’s record-breaking attendance with even more features and new brands on the floor.
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.
Apparel licensing company American Classics is celebrating its 20th anniversary this October.
Kids' healthy living brand Bloomers! Edutainment has signed its first major licensee–Joint Merchant for toys.
The University of Georgia has tapped Fermata Partners as its worldwide licensing agency, in a new five-year deal.
WildWorks, a developer of online worlds and free-to-play games, has appointed Peeko as the worldwide licensing agent for its Animal Jam brand.
Loudmouth has released a new line of officially licensed NCAA gym shorts.
SeaWorld Kids has launched a collection of three mobile games designed to engage the imaginations of preschool- and elementary-aged children.
WWE is seeing a lot of action outside of the ring with a new range of electronics and accessories and its first-ever collectible statues.
Advanstar Communications and Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo have teamed up with Diamond Comic Distributors to promote the annual event.
Disney Consumer Products has unveiled the Disney Dozen list of must-have holiday toys.
National Geographic and PetSmart have partnered to create a line of new pet products that will launch in spring 2014.
Playboy has teamed up with the Japanese design label Hysteric Glamour for a line of apparel inspired by the iconic publishing brand.
The National Retail Federation’s figures indicate broad sales gains in most retail sectors in September.
Bulldog Licensing’s North American sister company is taking on the Garfield brand in the U.S. and Canada.
Tommy Bahama has inked a new deal with Oriental Weavers to create multiple collections of indoor and outdoor area rugs.
HSN and Univision Communications have launched a shopping service targeted to Hispanic costumers.
Discovery Communications has teamed up for a line of environmentally friendly pet waste products under the Animal Planet brand.
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