Month: November 2018

The Roald Dahl Company signs exclusive content deal with Netflix

November 30, 2018

Netflix and The Roald Dahl Story Company have jointly announced that Netflix is coming up with an exclusive new slate of original animated event series, based on the books from the acclaimed author’s library, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG, The Twits, and other beloved titles. As per the association, Netflix will […]

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Akshay Kumar unveils ‘2.0’ filter on Facebook. Try it now!

November 30, 2018

On the sidelines of the release of his forthcoming film “2.0”, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar treated his fans by launching the film’s special filter on Facebook. Through the filter, one can try out Akshay’s wrathful avatar look from the film. Check it out here: Bring out your evil side with the #2Point0Filter! Try it now […]

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Viaan Industries to launch a new mobile game ‘Adventures of Ali Baba’

November 29, 2018

Viaan Industries announced the launch of their new mobile game- “Adventures of Ali Baba”. The company has a strong and growing presence in the gaming sector and now boasts of an interesting new animation series – Adventures of Ali Baba which has its own game to its name. The company launched the animation series in […]

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ChuChu TV, Skoolbo launch ‘ChuChu School Kindergarten’ app

November 29, 2018

ChuChu TV, one of the world’s most popular YouTube channel for kids announced the launch of its new app, ChuChu School Kindergarten. With over 20 billion views and over 32 million subscribers, ChuChu TV’s channels garner around 20 million views and add close to 50,000 subscribers a day. The ChuChu School Apps will offer curriculum-based […]

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Good Arrows! Bulldog Licensing bags a Bullseye double

November 29, 2018

Bulldog Licensing has added new partners for top gameshow brand ‘Bullseye’, after signing deals with Crackerjack and Sporting Profiles. The new deals will see Crackerjack produce a gifting range that includes alcohol gift sets, money tins, tankards, and glassware, whilst Sporting Profiles is set to launch a Bullseye fan website. The new deals add to […]

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Spotify to launch in India within 6 months with extended free trial: Report

November 29, 2018

Sweden-based music streaming service Spotify will make its India debut in the next six months, according to a report in Variety. Spotify has already secured deals with some of the popular music companies. According to several media reports, Indian music record label, T-series has also made a deal with the company. The platform will offer […]

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We can’t keep calm! James Bond trading cards released

November 28, 2018

Upper Deck, the leading sports and entertainment company, announced that it will produce trading cards and trading card games for the highly coveted ‘James Bond’ property. As per the new association, Upper Deck will develop products pulling from a rich collection of films that form the backbone of this uniquely British franchise. These films have […]

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Record-breaker Mary Kom extends management deal with IOS Sports

November 28, 2018

Queen of Indian boxing, MC Mary Kom has extended her 10-year-old commercial relationship with IOS Sports and Entertainment. The sports management firm has been representing Mary Kom exclusively since 2009. During this period, IOS has been responsible in partnering with more than 25 brands such as Herbalife, Emami, Dalmia Cement, Bridgestone Tyres, Tata Salt, P&G, […]

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Genius Brands secures four new licensing partners for ‘Rainbow Rangers’

November 28, 2018

Rainbow Rangers, the new animated adventure series for girls, which premiered on Nick Jr. on November 5, continues to attract new licensing partners in Genius Brands. Genius Brands’ SVP of Global Licensing Lloyd Mintz announced that the company has signed four new licensing partners, including Cra-Z-Art for crafts and activities, Esquire Footwear for shoes and […]

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JHS to produce Yellow Submarine instruments for budding Beatles

November 27, 2018

JHS – one of the largest independent trade distributors of musical instruments and accessories, instrument amplification and pro audio equipment is all set to launch a range of ‘Yellow Submarine’ instruments and accessories for young children. The deal was inked by Caroline Mickler on behalf of Apple Corps. The range, for children from three years […]

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PlayStation and PG are back again with a new association!

November 27, 2018

Sony’s PlayStation and Nike have teamed up to launch a new sneaker inspired by the original PS gaming system, under the label of basketball player Paul George. It’s called PG 2.5 and it comes in an exclusive PlayStation colorway.  Here is the announcement video: “For those who know me, gaming is a big part of […]

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TIBLS 2018: Meet the speakers

November 27, 2018

The countdown has already started! After the grand success of #TIBLS2017, Licensing Corner is all set to yet another one on December 5, 2018, at Grand Hyatt Mumbai. Licensing corner established the event to bring together thought leaders and executives from all segments of brand licensing and retail to discuss the trends that will shape […]

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MDL launches Angry Birds “Hatchies” collectibles

November 27, 2018

Maurizio Distefano Licensing (MD Licensing), which manages licensing for the ‘Angry Birds’ brand and its popular spin-off brand ‘The Hatchlings’ in Italy and Switzerland has agreed to a new Hatchlings license on behalf of Rovio Entertainment. Leading Italian publisher De Agostini Editore is marketing a series of Angry Birds Hatchlings ‘Hatchies’ – colourful collectible figurines sold in […]

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Disney appoints Mahesh Samat as Asia Pacific Head of consumer products

November 26, 2018

The Walt Disney Company announced the appointment of Mahesh Samat, Executive Vice President, Disney Consumer Products Commercialization for the Asia Pacific region. Reporting into Ken Potrock, President, Disney Consumer Products Commercialization, Mahesh takes on responsibility for the commercialization of Disney franchises across merchandise, publishing and licensed games throughout India, Southeast Asia, Greater China, Korea, Japan, […]

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