Joester Loria Takes On Peppa Pig

Licensing and marketing gurus Debra Joester and Joanne Loria have been retained by UK-based Contender Entertainment Group to represent its award-winning pre-school property Peppa Pig. ... Continue Reading →

Palisades Toys Busts a Move On Comic-Con ’05

Maryland-based Palisades Toys has officially announced its 2005 San Diego Comic-Con International exclusives. They are–the Aqua Teen Hunger Force mini 4-pack (including the Quad ... Continue Reading →

Uh Oh. Jakks Adds Yu-Gi-Oh

JAKKS Pacific, Inc. has signed a licensing agreement with 4Kids Entertainment Inc. to develop and market Plug It In & Play TV Games products based on the ever-popular Yu-Gi-Oh! ... Continue Reading →

Dick Tracy, Brenda Starr in Classic Tribune Pact

Tribune Media Services is entering into a co-venture with the New York-based entertainment company Classic Media. According to a report in Daily Variety, the terms of the pact will ... Continue Reading →

DIC, McDonald’s Sign Licensing McPact

In what seems to be a huge coup for Burbank-based DIC Entertainment, the company has been named as the worldwide licensing agent for McDonald’s worldwide licensing agent for active ... Continue Reading →

Plonsters Invade the U.S. Via Earthworks

Dutch-based Telescreen has signed Earthworks Ent. to represent the U.S. television, home video and merchandise licensing rights for the popular animated series The Plonsters. Earthworks ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Toys with Code Lyoko

International animation company MoonScoop and brand management company FUNimation Ent. have named Marvel Toys (formerly Toy Biz) the worldwide master toy licensee for the popular animated ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Launches Winx Club Card Game

While boys have their Pokémon, Digimon and Yu Gi Oh!, there are few trading card games designed just for girls. In a bid to fill that gap in the marketplace, 4Kids Ent. has teamed ... Continue Reading →

New Factory X Toy Site Goes Live

Palisades Toys announced today the launch of a newly designed FactoryX.com website. The spanking-new site (www.FactoryX.com) features individual sections for each of Factory X’s ... Continue Reading →

4Kids to License Kappa Mikey

4Kids Entertainment will get to know the ins and outs of Mikey Simon, the star of Animation Collective’s Kappa Mikey, as the company has acquired worldwide licensing rights to ... Continue Reading →