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National Geographic has signed on “Magic Jigsaw Puzzles,” a digital puzzle app, for an assortment of games that feature images from the heritage magazine’s photo library.
Precious Moments has renewed its licensing partnerships with longtime licensees Designs by Gloria and Pat, Cherokee Child Caskets and The Bradford Exchange/Hamilton Collection.
Bonnier Publishing USA will release a series of original storybooks featuring characters from the “Sago Mini” apps via its Sizzle Press imprint.
Shmaltz Brewing is toasting Star Trek’s 50th anniversary this year with a celebratory beer, Star Trek Golden Anniversary Ale: Voyage to the Northeast Quadrant.
The Football Greats Alliance has partnered with plush manufacturer Bleacher Creatures to bring historic football legends to products.
The V&A has signed on a host of new partners that will extend the U.K. museum’s collection of patterns and designs to multiple and varied products.
Entertainment One is rapidly growing its licensing and broadcasting program for preschool series “Peppa Pig” in China.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association will head into September with a trio of webinars focusing on several of the hottest topics in licensing.
The Infinity Group have appointed U.K.-based licensing agency Mandarin Licensing to represent them in the country for their heritage sportswear and active lifestyle brand, Le Tigre.
Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products, in partnership with Entertainment Retail Enterprises, has opened its newest Nickelodeon Store in the Dubai Mall.
The Estate of Yogi Berra and Steiner Sports have appointed licensing agency Beanstalk to represent the late baseball player for advertising, media campaigns and long-term brand associations.
Budweiser and retailer PacSun have partnered with Been Trill to launch an apparel collection featuring the beverage brand at the retailer.
Nickelodeon has picked up the international broadcast rights to Monster Entertainment and Wiggleywoo’s preschool series, “The Day Henry Met.”
The Topps Company and WWE have joined forces to launch “Topps WWE Slam,” WWE’s first digital trading card app.
June retail sales (excluding automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants) increased 0.8 percent, unadjusted month-to-month and 5.1 percent year-to-year, according to the National Retail Federation.
Sony Pictures Consumer Products has tapped Dreamtex to launch a new bedding collection inspired by the new Ghostbusters movie, which hit theaters July 15.
Disney has tapped Egmont Publishing to launch a new monthly children’s magazine inspired by its latest film, Finding Dory, which launches in U.K. theaters July 29.
One Animation has partnered with a number of licensees to launch a range of toys and other merchandise inspired by its animated series, “Oddbods,” in the U.K.
Bridesmaid dress retailer Gather & Gown and celebrity wedding planner and TV personality David Tutera have teamed to create a new collection of bridesmaid dresses.
Eleague, an eSports organization established by Turner and WME/IMG, and Faceit, a competitive gaming platform, have partnered to produce the “Overwatch” Open tournament.
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