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The Smiley Company has tapped licensee Camfoni to create a new collection of kids’ apparel inspired by the classic Smiley brand.
Rocket Licensing, a U.K.-based licensing agency, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, has tapped Pyramid International to launch the U.K.’s first stationery range for “DC Super Hero Girls.”
Macmillan Children’s Books will publish a new guide book inspired by the Moomin brand.
The Coolabi Group has announced that a second season of its preschool animated series “Clangers” is currently in production and will air this year on CBeebies in the U.K.
Authentic Brands Group has appointed Movantia, a brand licensing agency located in Bologna, Italy, to serve as its non-exclusive lead agency for its global brand portfolio in Europe.
ZAG has partnered with a host of new licensees across multiple territories to create new merchandise inspired by the animated series “Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir.”
Saban Brands Israel, an affiliate of Saban Brands, has launched a new toy company focused on smart and innovate toys, called Wise Toys.
Alton Towers Resort has announced two new attractions inspired by the series “The Furchester Hotel” and “Go Jetters” that will open at CBeebies Land this year.
Sandra Arcan and Su-Yina Farmer, gaming enthusiasts with more than 30 years of multi-disciplinary experience, have founded a new London-based boutique licensing agent, called Bits and Pixels.
Manchester United and Columbia Sportswear have paired for a dual-branded line of outwear gear.
Elysian Capital II, a London private equity firm, has acquired the British independent toy manufacturer Sambro for an undisclosed amount.
In honor of season five of “The Voice France,” TF1 Licenses and Shine 360° have added multiple licensees to the show’s arsenal.
Crown Creative has selected 4K Media, a subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, to serve as the master licensee for its girls’ fashion brand Rebecca Bonbon.
Discovery Consumer Products has partnered with U.K.-based The Ninja Corporation for an outdoor range of Discovery Adventures and Animal Planet products.
360 Audit has appointed Philia Riaz as its global head of audit.
Nicola Thompson, former senior commercial manager, CPLG Sport, has joined Rockpool Licensing.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products U.K. and Ireland has signed a multitude of licensees in anticipation of the March 25 premiere of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
The inaugural Brand & Lifestyle Licensing Awards has unveiled its finalists for its retailer category.
Santoro London has partnered with new licensees Keskin Color Kartpostalcilik and CYP Imports, and has tapped existing licensees Muñecas Paola Reina and Pon Pon Edizioni for new merchandise.
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