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.”
Home shopping and e-commerce retailer Evine Line has expanded its partnership with lifestyle expert Paula Deen with the launch of the new home collection, Paula Deen’s Home.
Sanrio has appointed four key executives–Craig Takiguchi, Jill Cook, Stephanie Simpson and Dave Marchi–in its retail and branding divisions, effective immediately.
Talent agency Don Buchwald & Associates is diversifying its business by building out its digital and branded lifestyle department through three new agent appointments.
4K Media has partnered with Aquarius Entertainment for the development of a “Yu-Gi-Oh!-”branded specialty product line.
Boat Rocker Brands, a division of Boat Rocker Media, and its exclusive licensing agent Brands with Influence have signed four new licensees for the tween series “The Next Step.”
Discovery Consumer Products has partnered with U.K.-based The Ninja Corporation for an outdoor range of Discovery Adventures and Animal Planet products.
SpaceLab9 will release the “Doctor Who: The 50th Anniversary Collection 4 LP Box Set” on ThinkGeek.com.
Lifestyle brand Young & Reckless will feature Hank Ketcham’s “Dennis the Menace” in a limited edition, six-piece capsule collection.
Technicolor, an underlying rights holder of “The Deep,” and DHX Media have granted the U.K.’s BBC to air the underwater adventure series on CBBC beginning this March.
The National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players’ Association have partnered with Adidas for the World Cup of Hockey 2016 uniforms.
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