As one of the world’s leading preschool entertainment licensors, HIT is taking its coveted portfolio of brands to new and different places.
Ragdoll Worldwide has appointed Hina Sanghrajka to the newly created position of brand manager.
Penguin and Mind Candy have a new global publishing partnershi to build original, cross-platform brands.
Activision Publishing launched its first-ever partnership with McDonald’s Friday, with Skylanders Giants Happy Meals.
Advanstar Licensing, in association with LIMA, will be holding an all-industry networking event at this year’s Licensing Expo.
The Joy Tashjian Marketing Group has finalized a deal to bring the brand Ohiya to Hot Topic stores later this month.
Fashion designer Issa London is planning a limited edition capsule collection for Banana Republic.
The Penguin Children’s Group in the U.K. has signed a new publishing deal with PopCap Games for its Plants vs. Zombies franchise.
Muhammad Ali Enterprises has signed two new accessory partners in Canada for the brand of the iconic boxer.
LIMA is poised to raise $4 million for the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation through its current LIMA Cares campaign.
Cold weather and the continued influence of payroll tax hikes caused a dip in March retail sales from February.
Gentle Giant has announced the release of two new Star Wars figures-a Bossk Kenner vintage figure and a Darth Malgus mini bust.
Saban Brands is marking the 20th anniversary of the Power Rangers franchise with the debut of "Power Rangers Megaforce" Feb. 2 on Nickelodeon.
Ann Taylor has announced that actress Kate Hudson will develop a capsule collection for the brand's summer line.
The National Retail Federation is predicting an increase of 3.4 percent in U.S. retail industry sales this year, slightly less than the 4.2 percent growth seen in 2012.
Hostess Brands has selected two "stalking horse" bidders for its Drake's snack cake brand and for several of its bread brands.
BBC Children's and FremantleMedia Enterprises' Kids & Family Entertainment division have signed a five-year collaboration deal to create programs for both CBBC and CBeebies.
In celebration of VeggieTales' 20th anniversary, Big Idea Entertainment has announced plans for a live show.
Macy’s and Conde Nast have announced plans for a new apparel collection based on Teen Vogue magazine.
U.S. retailer Dick’s Sporting Goods has announced plans for a new Field & Stream specialty retail concept, with the first store set to open this fall.
Planeta Junior Italy has announced a new partnership with the Nestle Group for chocolate Easter eggs featuring the new TV series “Maya the Bee.”
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