The Weather Channel is turning the tide on its licensing program with an expansion plan that will take the brand into the kids' category for the first time and expand its presence in new categories. Existing partner Excalibur Electronics will provide
Diamond Select Toys and Collectibles will create Minimates (in conjunction with Art Asylum) for new license 24 via a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television. The 12-inch figures are expected to be on shelves in 2007.
PixFusion, creator of personalized, branded video products, will use Care Bear images for a personalized video as part of a new deal signed with American Greetings Properties. Using its patented technology, PixFusion will digitally insert a child's i
Leomil Europe plans to launch three footwear ranges in Europe's main German-speaking markets of Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. New footwear lines are due for Dora the Explorer, Thomas & Friends, and Naruto in August 2007.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., named Beth Goss executive vice president of Cartoon Network's ad sales, marketing, and enterprises group. Big Tent Entertainment hired Scott Devine as its new vice president of retail development. Discovery Networks
Sponsored by: Deal Furnishes Opportunity for Better Home and Gardens
Meredith Corporation inked an agreement with Universal Furniture International
for a line of Better Home and Gardens wooden furniture and upholstered products
for living rooms, bedr
Meredith Corporation inked an agreement with Universal Furniture International for a line of Better Home and Gardens wooden furniture and upholstered products for living rooms, bedrooms, and dining rooms at mid- to upper-middle price points. The new
Bradford Licensing Associates, the international licensing agent for PepsiCo Inc., continues to grow the international business for the soft drink maker, signing a deal via Pepsi subagent Interasia Licensing Agency. Jordone will create polo Ts, T-shi