As one of the world’s leading preschool entertainment licensors, HIT is taking its coveted portfolio of brands to new and different places.
Marvel will launch its next major franchise, Guardians of the Galaxy, in 2014 and is already building an out of this world consumer products program.
From New York to Moscow, here are 50 retailers that present powerful opportunities for brand licensing.
With a new original movie and several other programs, Disney Channels is leveraging its creative tide and its synergy with DCP to create the next wave of popular franchises.
Macy’s and Lids Sports Group are teaming up to open sports team merchandise departments.
Disney Interactive has released a new iPad app that allows fans to explore the world of Disney animation.
The Jim Henson Company has officially launched its newest preschool property, Chatter Zoo.
Rodale has Golden Goose to build a licensing program for its Men’s Health magazine in Europe.
Trinity Mirror has appointed Lisle to develop a U.K. merchandising program for the comic strip character Andy Capp.
SEGA Europe has tapped London Cakes for Sonic the Hedgehog-themed party cakes.
Duncan Toys Company and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts have entered into a long-term strategic alliance.
FremantleMedia North America has promoted David Luner to a newly created position in franchise management.
Cartoon Network’s The Adventure Time Encyclopedia has debuted on The New York Times best-sellers list.
Eric Huang has joined the children’s digital agency and consultancy Made in Me as development director.
Trigger Happy has launched a new app that allows users to create their own animated stories using licensed characters.
SeaWorld has teamed up with Litton Entertainment for the new television series, “The Wildlife Docs.”
Hasbro has released a new toy line to accompany the debut of the new animated series “B-Daman Crossfire.”
Licensing Expo is hosting a special licensing seminar at MAGIC Market Week called “Fashion Licensing: The Pathway to Growth.”
E-retailer Rue La La has collaborated with Benjamin Moore for a series of curated paint palettes.
Hasbro has launched the new Nerf Rebelle line, a sports action brand designed just for girls.
NECA has launched a Kickstarter campaign to create a Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Art-branded game wallet.
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