What started as a small TV production business has now grown into one of the world’s largest independent family entertainment companies with a major position in live action and kids’ animation.
U.S. consumers will spend more this holiday season, but plan to start early and seek out better deals.
Playboy has teamed up with the Japanese design label Hysteric Glamour for a line of apparel inspired by the iconic publishing brand.
Bravado, Universal Music Group’s global music merchandising company, has taken on two new North American licensees for The Beatles brand.
Family-owned French winery Grands Vins de Bordeaux has released a new line of vino inspired by the ITV period drama “Downton Abbey.”
Mercis bv, 6Sales and Big Tent Entertainment have tapped The Orchard to distribute the new, full-length feature film Miffy The Movie.
kaboom! Entertainment has secured dedicated retail space in all of Canada’s 125 Target stores for its Treehouse Presents releases.
The Joy Tashjian Marketing Group has been named exclusive licensing agency for the animated series “Rob Dyrdek’s Wild Grinders.”
Pan Am Brands, a division of Pan American World Airways, has partnered with TransCard for a line of prepaid travel cards.
Marvel Entertainment and Disney Consumer Products are looking to continue the retail dominance of The Avengers franchise with new merchandising programs.
BrandSlam, the licensing division of agency Parham Santana, has signed on to represent the United Nations Children’s Fund in the U.S.
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.
Discovery Communications has teamed up with Pay Dirt Gold to develop a gold panning kit inspired by the Discovery Channel series “Gold Rush.”
The shortened holiday shopping season drove consumer spending in November, according to the National Retail Federation.
Legoland Florida is expanding to include a new branded area featuring LEGO Legends of Chima.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has signed a series of new deals for its top movie brands including Psycho, Back to the Future, Field of Dreams and Scarface.
American Dairy Queen has tapped Global Icons to lead a new brand initiative for the restaurant and its signature treats, as well as for the Orange Julius brand.
The Richline Group has signed on to create a jewelry line under the Marie Claire brand in the U.S., in a deal brokered by PrivateCollection.
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