As one of the world’s leading preschool entertainment licensors, HIT is taking its coveted portfolio of brands to new and different places.
John Hart Studios has tapped licensing professional Brad Bushell to develop a program for its classic comic strips.
Bulldog Licensing has added two new U.K. licensees for Electronic Arts’ app brand Plants vs. Zombies.
LucasArts and Disney Mobile have teamed up with NimbleBit for the cross-over app "Star Wars: Tiny Death Star.”
Grateful Dead Properties has inked a new deal with Rasta Imposta to create Halloween costumes featuring the Grateful Dead.
Oxford Limited has tapped Top PE to develop a range of back-to-school stationery and bags in the Ukraine.
The European Licensing Company has been appointed to represent Zenit St. Petersburg.
Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Entertainment have named Wicked Cool Toys as master toy licensee for "Wild Kratts.”
Atlantyca Entertainment has tapped Random House Mondadori to create an agenda based on the children‘s book series Bat Pat.
Outfit7 is developing a TV series based on its Talking Tom and Talking Friends app properties.
Disney XD Canada is readying for the world premiere of its first-ever original movie, the zombie thriller Bunks.
Xcel Brands has signed two new deals for the Issac Mizrahi apparel brand for menswear and to bring the brand to Canada.
Back-to-school shopping began earlier than ever this year, according to the National Retail Federation.
d-Rights and Nelvana Enterprises have tapped Rising Star Games for the first-ever Beyblade game or Nintendo 3DS.
PopCap Games has tapped K’Nex for a line building toys based on its “Plants vs. Zombies” game apps.
U.K. animal charity Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has expanded its partnership with Random House.
The National Basketball Association has teamed up with Netshoes to launch the first official NBA online store in Mexico.
Sonic Drive-Ins has signed deals with universities in Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas for an edible promotion.
Big Idea Entertainment has tapped Cupcake Digital to develop a series of apps featuring characters from VeggieTales.
The National Basketball Association has launched a new website in Canada designed to help kids and parents find places to play b-ball.
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, has returned to Knott’s Scary Farm for the theme park’s annual Halloween festivities.
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