As one of the world’s leading preschool entertainment licensors, HIT is taking its coveted portfolio of brands to new and different places.
Improved consumer confidence and spending helped drive retail sales in May, with a 5 percent increase from 2012.
Gap and Copyrights Group are planning a new Paddington Bear babyGap gift and clothing collection.
The Bradford Exchange has signed on to rep characters and moments from “The Carol Burnett Show.”
Rose Marketing is planning a Dennis the Menace-themed goody bag for The Beano's 75th anniversary.
The Light Fund has teamed up with A-Z Co. for a fun summer networking event.
Consumer Strategies has brokered a new partnership for canned tuna under the Hispanic food brand El Mexicano.
The American Greetings Corporation has promoted Sean Gorman to president of AG Properties.
Endemol U.K. has appointed David Flynn as chief creative officer.
Lewis Stark of the firm EisnerAmper discusses the import of royalty auditing and contract compliance to the licensing industry, in particular how to protect intellectual property.
After negligible growth in 2012, the world’s top 100 brands increased in value by 7 percent this year, representing a combined worth of $2.6 trillion.
Universal Orlando Resort is planning a new Springfield-themed area featuring The Simpsons this summer.
Toon Goggles has partnered with Southern Telecom to launch a new free app for the Polaroid kids’ tablet.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has signed a new deal with the Parisian design outfit ElevenParis for statement t-shirts.
Nottingham Forest has appointed Planeta Junior to manage the licensing program for its boys’ series “Sendokai Champions.”
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has tapped Rubie’s Costume Company for Man of Steel costumes and accessories.
Gulli TV is planning the first-ever second-screen app for an animated series in France, for “Redakai: Conquer the Kairu.”
One Three Media has appointed Brand Central to represent its new game show.
Americans will spend a little bit more on dad this year, with the average person planning to shell out $119.84.
Discovery Communications has teamed up for Animal Planet pet products and kitchenware.
Licensing agency Beanstalk is heading into the digital world with the launch of a new division, Tinderbox.
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