This special report identifies the hot retailers to watch that are all driving change, innovation and expansion
Aardman has partnered with Watermelon to create a print-on-demand e-commerce site featuring the studio’s popular properties.
The 2020 World’s Fair, called Expo 2020 Dubai, has revealed plans to appoint 70 official licensees to create a line of retail products for the global event.
SeaWorld Entertainment has teamed with Miral to develop SeaWorld Abu Dhabi, a first-of-its-kind marine life theme park on Yas Island.
Dubai-based IMG Worlds has launched its newest theme park, called IMG Worlds of Legends, which features a host of brands from Nickelodeon, Ubisoft, Cartoon Network and more.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA has tapped Panini for a series of stickers and trading cards based on J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA, on behalf of DC Entertainment, has partnered with Exquisite to develop the first retail loyalty programs featuring DC Super Heroes across EMEA.
Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products has partnered with a raft of licensees to develop branded food and drink products across the EMEA region and Asia for the Nickelodeon’s host of properties.
Cartoon Network has unveiled a number of licensing deals for its animated series “The Amazing World of Gumball.”
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment have tapped Belgium-based Leomil for a range of apparel inspired by its new girls’ franchise “DC Super Hero Girls.”
BBC Worldwide has appointed CPLG to represent a raft of its flagship brands for licensing across the EMEA region (excluding the U.K.).
Toy State has expanded its partnership with Nickelodeon to develop and manufacture toy vehicles featuring the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” brand in the EMEA region.
Square Enix has appointed CPLG to represent its video game series “Life is Strange” in Europe, the Middle East and North America.
The Jim Henson Company has signed several new broadcast deals for a trio of its preschool series including "Dinosaur Train," "Sid the Science Kid" and "Pajanimals."
Turner EMEA has promoted Cecilia Persson to the role of vice president of programming and content strategy, kids’, EMEA; acquisitions; and co-production, international.
DreamWorks Animation has partnered with beIN Network to launch a television channel that will feature exclusive DreamWorks content in the Middle East and North Africa.
Moose Toys has appointed Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana as the master licensing agent for its Shopkins brand across the EMEA region (excluding the U.K. and Ireland).
CBeebies' preschool property “Go Jetters” has launched in the Middle East on exclusively on CBeebies.
Bensussen Deutsch & Associates has opened a new office in the U.K. to support EMEA markets as well as respond to the growing international demand for branded merchandise.
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