Walmart posted a big jump in its online business in Q4, posting a 29 percent increase in e-commerce sales as well as a gross merchandise volume growth of 36.1 percent, including Jet.com and online grocery sales.
Mike Sepso, SVP of Activision Blizzard Media Networks and co-founder of Major League Gaming, will discuss the exploding potential in the world of competitive gaming and its implications for the licensing industry at the conference and networking event March 2-3.
SEGA of America will release a new “Sonic Boom”-themed video game. “Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice,” created exclusively for Nintendo 3DS, will hit retailers Sept. 27 in honor of the character’s 25th anniversary.
Gaumont has appointed industry veteran Nicolas Atlan to the role of president of animation, while Terry Kalagian will now serve as vice president of creative in the animation division as it expands into the U.S.