As one of the world’s leading preschool entertainment licensors, HIT is taking its coveted portfolio of brands to new and different places.
Licensing agency Global Pursuit has been charged with extending and developing a worldwide lifestyle program for the brand Tumbleweed & Dandelion by Lizabeth (Lizzie) McGraw.
Ubisoft, publisher of games such as “Assassin’s Creed” and “Just Dance,” is bolstering its brand portfolio with the extension of the Rabbids franchise.
Children’s toy and entertainment company Dracco is heading into Brand Licensing Europe with two brands to satisfy both boy and girl demographics– Zombie Zity and Filly
Of the wide breadth of business sectors that were present at Licensing Expo in June, the art and design brands had a strong showing as they signed deals and generated new business.
Held annually in Dallas, Texas, the Toy Industry Association hosts the appointment-only event to showcase toy manufacturers’ newest product lines to long-lead buyers.
Beanstalk’s Tinderbox, the newly formed digital subdivision of the global brand licensing agency, is closing deals for its initial roster of clients.
Disney is broadening its Princess portfolio with the introduction of digital content and a corresponding merchandise program for Disney Princess Palace Pets.
Acquisitions are changing the landscape as licensors chase growth and diversification.
MIPCOM has named chief executive officer of DreamWorks Animation, Jeffrey Katzenberg, as its 2013 Personality of the Year.
Caroline Mickler, master licensing agent for Fifty Shades of Grey, has appointed Bulls Licensing to represent the publishing property in the Nordics.
Puma has partnered with the largest sporting goods retailer in Latin America, Centauro, to bring licensed products from its four African football partners to the region.
The CEO of Jolly Time popcorn has formally petitioned Hasbro to offer the option of a popcorn game piece when it replaces one of the classic Monopoly tokens next month.
Zodiak Kids has teamed up with Cupcake Digital to bring its preschool show "Tickety Toc" to tablet and smartphone screens beginning this spring.
Paddington & Co has announced a slate of new international agents for Paddington Bear, which is managed by The Copyrights Group worldwide.
Ink is expanding its representation of IMPS's The Smurfs into the Nordics, adding to its current appointment as the brand?s agent in Eastern Europe.
Entertainment One Family has appointed Monica Candiani as head of international sales, based in London.
Bulldog Licensing has brokered a deal between Life magazine and Benchmark for a new line of branded bags.
The Boy Scouts of America has announced the launch of new products from two of its licensees–Brand 44 and Lionel.
Entertainment One is expanding the Peppa Pig brand in Asia with new broadcast and licensing deals in Korea.
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