With several new content initiatives, Cartoon Network Enterprises is poised to offer a broader portfolio and more opportunitites in licensing and events.
The 17th Annual Toy of the Year Awards, hosted by the Toy Industry Association, honored the best toys and games of the year, including License of the Year–Spin Master’s “Paw Patrol.”
Loot Crate has revealed two exclusive lines of collectible figures that will be part of select subscription lines, including the WWE Slam Crate and the Halo Legendary Crate.
USAopoly, a developer and manufacturer of board games, collectibles and puzzles, has launched a new designer collectibles division, titled Project Raygun.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Will DePippo of Sesame Workshop hosted a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair on Saturday.
Moose Toys will showcase a host of items at New York Toy Fair, including additions to the Shopkins brand, Despicable Me 3 collectibles and more.
Plush and gift company Kids Preferred has revealed a slew of new products based on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Guess How Much I Love You, Pete the Cat and more.
The National Wildlife Federation has signed six new licensing partnerships for the Ranger Rick brand across a host of categories, including digital, print, toys and more.
The LEGO Group and Warner Bros. Consumer Products have joined forces for a series of collectibles and lifestyle merchandise inspired by The LEGO Batman Movie, in theaters now.
NBCUniversal will debut a raft of properties at this year’s New York Toy Fair, including Despicable Me 3, Fast & Furious, Trolls, The Mummy and “Voltron Legendary Defender.”
Jazwares, in collaboration with Hasbro, has introduced a new toy adjaceny line based on Hasbro’s Nerf brand.
Dissero Brands has appointed Start Licensing to represent the Rachael Hale brand in the U.K. and Ireland.
Nickelodeon, in conjunction with Paramount Television, will launch a new live-action comedy series “School of Rock,” which is based on the 2003 film.
“Skylanders SuperChargers” has released two exclusive holiday-themed toys this spring.
C. Wonder, owned by Xcel Brands, will re-launch with a fashion apparel and accessory range created exclusively for QVC.
Zodiak Kids has partnered with Merlin Entertainments Group to feature “Mister Maker” arts and crafts activities across all Sea Life Centers in the U.K. and Ireland.
Licensed product marketing firm Vandor has named Lisa Juul vice president of sales.
Endemol Shine, producers of “Masterchef” and “Masterchef Junior,” has teamed with Unibrands and Wicked Cool Toys to develop a kitchenware line inspired by the FOX franchise.
Licensing agency Maurizio Distefano Licensing has brokered three new licensee partnerships on behalf of the animated preschool series “Masha and the Bear.”
Studio 100 International has partnered with European grocery retailer Lidl for “Maya the Bee”-themed playgrounds in Slovakia.
The Collegiate Licensing Company has signed two multi-year extensions with the University of South Carolina and Operation Hat Trick.
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