As one of the world’s leading preschool entertainment licensors, HIT is taking its coveted portfolio of brands to new and different places.
Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli has tapped Diamond Comic Distributors to bring products inspired by its animated films to North America for the first time.
Infant product manufacturer Munchkin has introduced its first line of cleaning products in partnership with Church & Dwight’s Arm & Hammer baking soda.
Brand Extensions Russia has debuted two new programs for The Little Prince and Hallmark’s Forever Friends.
Conde Nast Licensing has signed a series of new deals that will see a range of new products featuring its magazine Brides hit retail.
The Joester Loria Group, worldwide agent for The World of Eric Carle, has appointed Brand Extensions Russia as the brand’s sub-agent in Russia.
Entertainment One Family has signed a new deal with Evy of California to develop a new line of Peppa Pig-themed apparel for girls.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has new partners for its classic brands and 2013 tentpoles in Russia.
1,800 brands from consumer goods categories like publishing, sports and food will be highlighted in the new Brands and Agents area of Licensing Expo.
License! Global has extended the deadline for op 125 Global Licensors submissions to Wednesday.
Outfit7, creators of the Talking Friends franchise, has appointed Alessandro Traverso to the newly created role of chief operating officer.
Warner Bros. has launched a cross-divisional campaign to celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz.
Bandai and Sync Beatz Entertainment have tapped Mighty Fine as the first licensee for the new lifestyle brand Tamagotchi L.i.f.e.
Coolabi has announced plans for a second season of the hit preschool series “Poppy Cat.”
Endemol U.K. has made two senior management promotions.
41 Entertainment and its Iberian agent, BRB Internacional, have added new licensees for Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures.
Rovio Entertainment has launched a new learning concept based on the Angry Birds brand and Finnish educational standards.
Henson Independent Properties has broadened its relationship with Sixteen South Television to include CP rights for “Driftwood Bay.”
41 Entertainment has appointed Zodiak Kids CP Paris to manage licensing for its PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures in France.
Stern Pinball has made available a Star Trek pinball game, inspired by the Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness films.
The Dutch lifestyle brand Oilily, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this fall, has expanded its product portfolio.
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