Ruby Gloom Goes to Japan

She’s not exactly Little Miss Sunshine, but the animated Ruby Gloom is headed to the Land of the Rising Sun via a licensing and home entertainment deal between Corus Ent.’s ... Continue Reading →

SpongeBob PinkPants?

The yellow sponge who lives in a pineapple under the sea is turning pink in October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has teamed ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Inks Apparel Deals

Cartoon Network Enterprises has struck three new licensing agreements that will see new apparel lines based on two of the network’s hit animated shows. Olaes Design and Marketing ... Continue Reading →

DigiKidz Nets Spider-Man for DVDs

Florida-based DigiKidz Inc. has licensed Marvel’s Spider-Man property to make personalized, animated DVDs in which kids can star as the friendly neighborhood web slinger. Parents ... Continue Reading →

Danger Rangers Gets Licensing Boost

Charlotte, North Carolina-based edutainment company Educational Adventures has hired prominent licensing and marketing industry consultant Rafe Offer to represent the company’s ... Continue Reading →

MGM, Bandai America Join Team Galaxy

French production entity Marathon Media has secured new partners for its its animated series, Team Galaxy, naming MGM Consumer Products the exclusive North American licensing agent ... Continue Reading →

Sith Named Year’s Best License

Lucasfilm Ltd.’s Star Wars: Episode III ‘ Revenge of the Sith was named Overall Best License of the Year at last night’s International Licensing Excellence Awards ... Continue Reading →

Small World Toys with Seuss

Specialty toy manufacturer Small World Toys has secured a licensing agreement with Dr. Seuss Enterprises and plans to make products for infants, toddlers and preschoolers available ... Continue Reading →

LICENSING INT’L ’06: The Pros Talk

With the Licensing Show in full swing at the Javitz Center in New York, we were lucky enough to catch up with some of the industry’s tie-in product pros. Here’s a sampling ... Continue Reading →

Surf’s Up for Sony and Jakks Pacific

Through a new licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products (SPCP), JAKKS Pacific will produce and distribute toys and leisure products based on the upcoming animated feature ... Continue Reading →