With several new content initiatives, Cartoon Network Enterprises is poised to offer a broader portfolio and more opportunitites in licensing and events.
The Macy’s board of directors have promoted Jeff Gennette to serve as the company’s chief executive officer, effective immediately.
PepsiCo has selected Brand Central to develop a consumer products program for its orange and fruit juice brand Tropicana.
Turbo Global Partners, trading as DIBZ International, has launched a new licensing business unit, called Turbo Licensing. The company has also tapped Paul Flett to serve as its president.
Levy has unveiled a new subsidiary, titled Rank + Rally, that will develop custom products and retail experiences for sports and entertainment teams, venues and events.
Kathy Ireland Worldwide and Encore Endeavor One have partnered with Winter Music Festivals to produce the second annual Minus Zero Winter Sports and Music Festival.
The National Retail Federation is anticipating that consumers will spend more than ever as they celebrate the Easter holiday nearly three weeks later this year than last.
IMG has launched a new, web-based eSports platform, titled Boomeo, that features premium gaming content and exclusive education tutorials from top eSports teams and players.
The Walt Disney Company’s board of directors has extended Bob Iger’s contract as chairman and chief executive officer through July 2, 2019.
Olive oil brand Filippo Berio has selected Beanstalk to serve as its licensing agent in the U.S.
Boat Rocker and Industrial Brothers have signed on Fisher-Price to serve as the master toy licensee for the new animated series “Kingdom Force.”
Legendary Entertainment has tapped master toy licensee Jakks Pacific for a new collection of toys inspired by its upcoming film with Universal Pictures, Warcraft.
Precious Moments has appointed Mary Theis as licensing managing for the company.
Playmates Toys will release a new range of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures exclusively at Walmart.
Toy manufacturer and wholesaler Linzy Toys has appointed Coastal Limited as its worldwide licensing agent.
Epic Rights has partnered with Source3 to create 3D printed versions of Journey’s “Escape” and Styx’s “Paradise Theatre” album covers.
Nintendo has partnered with Sonic Drive-In, a U.S. restaurant chain, for kids’ meal toys inspired by the “Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam” video game.
Kohl’s has partnered with fashion designer Reed Krakoff for an exclusive, limited edition collection of handbags and apparel.
WME/IMG has tapped the event retail and merchandising company MainGate for its sports event brand Professional Bull Riders.
Boat Rocker Brands, a division of Boat Rocker Media, has tapped NTD Apparel to create an apparel range inspired by its TV series, “Lost & Found Music Studios.”
FC Bayern Munich has appointed One Entertainment, a Las Vegas-based brand management and licensing agency, to expand the club’s branded merchandising program in North America.
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