An in-depth look at how this toy-driven company continues to evolve into an entertainment, content and licensing powerhouse worldwide.
Eleague, an eSports organization established by Turner and WME/IMG, and Faceit, a competitive gaming platform, have partnered to produce the “Overwatch” Open tournament.
Following their recently formed joint venture, Bebe Stores and Bluestar Alliance have detailed their plans for the long-term growth and evolution of the Bebe brand, with licensing as a central component of that strategy.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association has announced the nominees for this year’s U.K. Rising Stars Award.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has launched a new range of luggage and bags in Europe.
Build-A-Bear Workshop and Carnival Cruise Lines have joined forces to bring the retailer to the line’s fleet of ships.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, has tapped the U.S. Postal Service for a range of Forever stamps commemorating Wonder Woman’s 75th anniversary.
Licensee Propel unveiled its range of Star Wars quadcopters at Star Wars Celebration 2016 at London’s Excel last week.
Level-5 abby has announced a raft of new “Yo-Kai Watch” merchandise that will hit shelves for the back-to-school season.
The National Basketball Association has extended its partnership with Marriott International that makes the hotel company a partner of several league events including NBA House Rio, NBA
Germany-based MTF Vermarktungs has appointed V.I.P. Entertainment & Merchandising as the exclusive licensing arm for its animated series “The Magical Toothfairies.”
The Estate of Ernie Banks has appointed CMG Worldwide to promote and preserve the late baseball player’s legacy through IP management, marketing and licensing.
SmileyWorld has joined forces with Bestseller Fashion Group China to launch a new apparel range in Bestseller’s Selected stores in China.
Steven Ekstract focuses on Virtual Reality (VR) technology, as it will have a major impact on the licensing industry and is arriving at retail for Holiday 2015 and Q1 2016.
Artist Heidi Kenney has partnered with A&A Global to launch a range of scented magnets featuring Kenney’s latest design, Happyworld by Heidi Kenney.
Production and distribution company Palatin Media has tapped German broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk/ARD to air the two-hour film, L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables, in the region.
BBC America has will feature an array of exclusive merchandise from its top shows including “Doctor Who,” “Sherlock” and “Orphan Black.”
Nevision has brought in two new industry executives– former Zodiak U.K. Kids & Family CEO Nigel Pickard and former BBC and ITV producer Sharon Bloom.
Genius Brands International and its subsidiary, A Squared Entertainment, are continuing to expand the lifestyle brand Psycho Bunny into new product categories.
Celebrity designer Nikki Chu has teamed with Jaipur to create a new home accents collection, in a deal brokered by Jewel Branding and Licensing.
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