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‘Angry Birds’ Lands Top Licensing Honor

Rovio Entertainment’s terribly addictive game Angry Birds won the Best Licensed Program of the Year award at this week’s Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. The game, which has spawned ... Continue Reading →
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Saban to Refresh ‘Popples’

Saban Brands has announced plans to reintroduce popular 1980s brand Popples, with a wide array of merchandise—including apparel, accessories, mobile and tablet apps, plush and more—set ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Expo Spotlights Coming Toon Attractions

We had the chance to visit the colorful Licensing Expo in Las Vegas this week, where thousands of our favorite animated and vfx-driven brands were basking in the limelight (June 12-14). ... Continue Reading →
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Mind Candy launches Spanish Moshi Site

Los Moshi Monstruos are coming. Mind Candy has announced the launch of a new Spanish-language version of its popular virtual world franchise Moshi Monsters. The newly launched site ... Continue Reading →
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WB Kicks Off Merch Program for ’60s ‘Batman’

Holy merchandising gold mine, Batman! It only took five decades, but Warner Bros. Consumer Products is finally launching a new licensing program based on the classic Batman TV series ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Makes Playdate with ‘Mia and Me’

Italian production, distribution and licensing house Rainbow has secured a licensing partnership with toy giant Mattel for its new girls’ television series Mia and Me. Mattel joins ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Olivia’ Goodies Set for Fall

Classic Media has announced new consumer products partners and new Olivia merch set to debut this fall. The new partners including Just Play (Master Toy), Dalmatian Press, Chronicle ... Continue Reading →
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‘Madagascar 3' Promotion Goes Bananas

Unless you’re allergic to potassium, you have probably noticed one of DreamWorks Animation’s creative promotions for Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted already as Dole Fresh Fruit ... Continue Reading →
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Berenstain Bears Celebrate 50th Anniversary

This year marks the big 5-O for beloved characters the Berenstain Bears—who first appeared in Jan and Stan Berenstain’s illustrated children’s book The Big Honey Hunt in 1962. ... Continue Reading →
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Coolabi Signs French, Korean Agents for ‘Poppy Cat’

Coolabi has appointed two new agents for its hit property, Poppy Cat, extending the brand further into the key territories of France and Korea. Planeta Junior has been granted the agency ... Continue Reading →