An exclusive look at how Disney Consumer Products is leveraging new content to capture a greater share of the lucrative boys’ market worldwide.
Perfetti Van Melle has appointed Beanstalk as the exclusive licensing agency in Greater China for its iconic lollipop brand Chupa Chups.
Gaming company King has signed a European licensing deal with apparel specialist Skybrands for its hit app “Candy Crush Saga.”
Debenhams, Matalan, Card Factory and Blue Inc have joined the roster of top retailers participating in BLE Retail Mentoring Programme.
Bonnier’s Outdoor Life magazine is building its branded consumer product line with the addition of two new lifestyle partners.
Crayola is planning a range of products featuring Lima Sky’s app property Doodle Jump, including mobile games and a line of craft kits.
CBeebies has appointed the licensing agency Brands with Influence to represent its new series “Swashbuckle” in the U.K.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has added new licensing partnerships for Platinum Films’ boys’ property Matt Hatter Chronicles.
Peppa Pig, The Amazing World of Gumball and Room on the Broom were among the winner at the tenth British Animation Awards.
Ultimate Ears has unveiled the latest artist partnership for its line of UE Booms speakers–street artist Kenny Scharf.
MGA Entertainment, owner of the Lalaloopsy doll brand, has renewed licensing deals with several of its original partners.
Random House Children’s Publishers U.K. is growing its classic picture book property Dinosaur Roar with the appointment of Nurture Rights.
The Walt Disney Company has sold the Baby Einstein brand to Kids II, a longtime licensee of the property.
British licensing professionals are reporting a good trading year to date, with more than two-thirds experiencing growth.
Egmont U.K. has signed on as publishing partner for the mobile game “My Singing Monsters,” developed by Big Blue Bubble.
Elite Sports Propertieshas teamed up with Aardman Animations for a joint licensing program featuring Shaun the Sheep and he 2015 Rugby World Cup.
The National Hockey League has made new additions to its roster of international licensees and retailers in partnership with its agent Plus Licens.
The founder of the independent children’s producer 1461, has launched the new IP management company Those Licensing People.
Disney Consumer Products, ABC Family and the retailer Wet Seal are planning a new millennial lifestyle brand called Crush by ABC Family.
NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products has appointed Big Tent Entertainment to develop "The Biggest Loser" into a lifestyle brand.
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