With the series' 50th anniversary in full swing, the BBC's iconic sci-fi franchise celebrates five decades as a global phenomenon and brand licensing juggernaut.
British toy company Arklu has signed a distribution agreement with Schylling to bring its Lottie fashion dolls to the U.S.
Children's content producer Vodka has named Simba Toys as the master toy licensee in the EMEA region for its new multi-platform brand Bugsted.
U.K. licensee Dreamtex has inked a deal with CPLG for a Power Rangers bedding line.
Funky Monkey Snacks has joined forces with Marvel for a new line of kid-friendly freeze-dried fruit snacks featuring Marvel Super Heroes.
DC Entertainment has unveiled the DC Comics Fan Family blog, a new site that features family-oriented content for parents to share with their kids.
The Walt Disney Company has unveiled images for its Shanghai Disney Resort, set to open in China at the end of 2015.
Cherokee has teamed up with Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio and her company Silver Sunrise for the new lifestyle brand ale by Alessandra.
FIFA has appointed Sun City as the apparel licensee for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil in Europe (excluding the U.K.), Russia and Turkey.
Nickelodeon and Activision Publishing have teamed up in a new multi-year deal to create video games inspired by the series "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."
Sanrio has announced a series of new partnerships for the Mr. Men Little Miss brand in the U.S.
Outfit7, creators of the Talking Friends franchise, has appointed Alessandro Traverso to the newly created role of chief operating officer.
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.
Night & Day Studios has launched an Eric Carle-inspired sticker book app today in honor of the annual Very Hungry Caterpillar Day.
41 Entertainment has signed two new distribution deals to bring its new series “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures” to Spain.
Zodiak Kids CP Paris is planning a summer cross-promotion at the Château de Versailles the sixth season of “Totally Spies!”
Disney Junior Canada has picked up seasons one and two of Endemol's CGI preschool series "Bananas in Pyjamas." The series will debut March 2.
Viz Media has launched a new free comic app for iPads that gives kids access to its its graphic novels.
CCTV 11 in China has bought Pukeko Pictures' "The WotWots" and plans to begin airing the preschool series early this year on its programming block, Happy Playhouse.
Online kids channel Toon Goggles has teamed up with Aurora World for its first North American toy promotion featuring Aurora's YooHoo & Friends.
The Arizona-based Miraval Resort & Spa has appointed Brand Central as its exclusive licensing agency.
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