As one of the world’s leading preschool entertainment licensors, HIT is taking its coveted portfolio of brands to new and different places.
Indian preschool brand Purple Turtle has appointed The Licensing Group as its agent in North America.
Flying Bark Productions has appointed Raphaela Faetkenheuer as marketing manager.
BBC Worldwide opened the first-ever Doctor Who pop-up shop in Sydney, Australia, Thursday.
Nelvana Enterprises has teamed up with Webber Naturals for a new line of children’s vitamins featuring characters from Treehouse.
The Joy Tashjian Marketing Group has been named as the exclusive U.S. licensing agency for the character property Tired Ted.
Brand Liaison has signed on to represent the Happy Toon World brand in North America.
Aurora World is expanding the YooHoo & Friends brand with a range of new partners in toys, publishing and digital.
The twelfth annual Seoul Character & Licensing Fair is set to take place July 17-21 in Seoul, South Korea.
DRG has launched a game app for the new ITV game show, “Catch Phrase,” a revival of the popular show from the ’80s.
Mezco has two new dolls inspired by the 1960 classic film Psycho to its Living Dead Dolls series.
Candyrific has announced new Halloween novelty items for 2013 featuring Disney's Mickey Mouse and Disney/Pixar's upcoming film Monsters University.
Tour de France cycles through U.K.
Andy Mooney, former chairman of Disney Consumer Products, has been named as the new president and chief executive officer of Quiksilver.
As part of its long-standing partnership with the National Football League, Fremont Die Consumer Products has announced plans for the new board game, NFL Game Day.
Bravado has partnered with The Wish Factory to develop a product line for Carly Rae Jepsen, whose song "Call Me Maybe" was the breakout hit of last summer.
Lawless Entertainment has promoted Sondra Contino to vice president of sales and marketing from her current role as director of marketing.
Shopping4Fans has launched its first online shopping event, featuring product from the 2012 London Olympics.
Activision Publishing's Skylanders franchise has reached $500 million in retail sales faster than any other kids' gaming property, according to The NPD Group.
Holiday retail sales increased 3 percent, according to the National Retail Federation, ending up below the NRF's projected 4.1 percent with $579.8 billion in sales.
McDonald's is featuring Aurora World's line of collectible plush animals, YooHoo & Friends, in Happy Meals across Europe from now through April.
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