As one of the world’s leading preschool entertainment licensors, HIT is taking its coveted portfolio of brands to new and different places.
Spanish licensee Giromax has announced plans for a series of new product for the Smurfs, Trash Pack and Doreaemon brands.
Mind Candy has appointed Penny Handscomb as its new chief people officer to lead the company’s human resources department.
The Juilliard School in New York City has teamed up with Connections Education to launch Juilliard e-Learning online courses.
Following a series of new TV sales, Chocolate Liberation Front has announced the release of a new app for its series “The Adventures of Figaro Pho.”
The newly rebranded Gaumont Animation (formerly Alphanim) has partnered with BulkyPix to launch an app featuring its Calimero brand.
Planeta Junior Italy has announced a new partnership with the Nestle Group for chocolate Easter eggs featuring the new TV series “Maya the Bee.”
The World Wildlife Fund and Earth Hour have named Zinkia Entertainment’s Pocoyo as the global kids’ ambassador for Earth Hour 2013.
Easter spending is expected to remain flat this year with total spending expected to reach an estimated $17.2 billion, according to the National Retail Federation.
The U.K.'s Channel 5 has announced plans to air Viacom's preschool series, “Bubble Guppies” with Nickelodeon planning a product roll out this fall.
Fox International’s BabyTV channel has announced its first two apparel deals for children’s clothing in Latin America.
SyFy has tapped the licensing agency Earthbound to create a program for its sci-fi sensation, Sharknado.
Head Sport has tapped PS Brands/Planet Sox to create sports socks under its brand.
Joy Tashjian Marketing Group has renewed two apparel licenses for a range of NBCUniversal TV series.
Planeta Junior is planning to present a full slate of new animated properties at MIPJunior.
The Joy Tashjian Marketing Group has finalized three new deals for NBC’s catalog of classic properties.
Macy’s and Lids Sports Group are teaming up to open sports team merchandise departments.
Exim Licensing Group’s technology division, Exim Tech, has announced a new alliance with app developer Yuisy.
DCD Publishing has announced a new deal with QVC for an educational dancing DVD.
The Yankee Candle Company has launched a new line of collegiate-themed candles with the Collegiate Licensing Company.
Spin Master has acquired the toy company Meccano in the most recent move toward expanding its global portfolio.
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