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Viral sensation The Annoying Orange is ripening for retail as leading entertainment management and production company The Collective announces a merchandise collection set for this fall. Foundation apparel and accessories partners for Orange’s first licensing program include Hybrid Apparel and Accessory Innovations, which have signed on to develop collections for [...]
Cartoon Network Enterprises has unveiled a new slate of Adventure Time with Finn and Jake toys from Jazwares, set to hit Toys ‘R’ Us shelves next month. Hot on the heels of CN’s very popular Adventure Time push at Comic-Con International, where a selection of the Jazwares items were unveiled, [...]
The Rio and Angry Birds partnership continues this week as Fox Consumer Products and Rovio debut their new merchandise based on the Angry Birds Rio app, which has now been downloaded more than 60 million times since launching in March. Now available at Toys ‘R’ Us, the new plush line [...]
Coolabi has secured three licensing partners in the United Kingdom for its preschool animated series Poppy Cat. Children’s publisher Alligator Books is on board to create a range of art and activity books; Trade Mark Collections, the leading supplier to U.K. retailers of licensed children’s umbrellas and bags, has signed [...]
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association announced its inaugural Retail & Branding Conference: Driving Brand Impact Through Consumer Touchpoints. The half-day event, which will explore transformations in branding, collaboration and shopper-centric strategies, will be held Sept. 13 at the Tribeca Grand Hotel in New York City. With participation limited to [...]
Barcelona-based Imira Entertainment has hired Julian Barbier as head of licensing. Barbier joins Imira from Biplano in Spain, where he handled the licensing of major brands for clients including DreamWorks Animation, Nickelodeon and Sony Pictures. At Imira, he will manage and develop the company’s properties in Spain and Portugal, as well [...]
Toy Story 3 was presented the Best Licensed Program of the Year Award by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association at the Licensing International Expo 2011 in Las Vegas. The third installment of Disney-Pixar animated comedy-adventure film series, Toy Story 3 also was honored in the entertainment award category. Hello [...]
As the Licensing Expo kicks off today in Las Vegas, the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association reported that year-to-year royalties generated from the sale of licensed merchandise remained fairly stable in 2010 at $5.065 billion despite ongoing softness in consumer spending. The results were published in the annual Licensing Industry Survey, which [...]
The annual Licensing Show is set to open its doors Tuesday for three days of licensing (or licencing, if your British) craziness in Las Vegas. There’s always a ton of announcements related to animation properties coming out of the show, so here’s a rundown of some of the pertinent deals [...]
U.K. production and distribution house Chorion has announced its plans for the 40th anniversary celebrations of much-loved kids’ property Mr. Men. In addition to their popular books and TV cartoon The Mr. Men Show, this year will welcome a new character, the launch of a confectionary range and a collaboration [...]