Retail Licensing

Genius Brands International apppoints studio veteran Jeff Shapiro as VP of Retail Development

June 4, 2019

Genius Brands International, Inc. “Genius Brands” (Nasdaq:GNUS) has announced the appointment of licensing industry veteran Jeff Shapiro as Vice President of Retail Development. The announcement was made by Genius Brands’ SVP of Global Consumer Products, Lloyd Mintz, to whom he will directly report. Shapiro, who has held positions at Warner Bros. Entertainment, 20th Century Fox, […]

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Changing tides of the Indian licensing industry

May 17, 2019

Licensing & Merchandising in India is dynamically changing with advancements in technology and digital space. With a number of international brands strategizing on India via licensing, this has now opened new prospects to the industry. Last year India ranked among the top 25 global markets for licensing and merchandising. Pegged at $ 1,476 million, India […]

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Toonmart opens new store in Nashik

May 14, 2019

Toonmart the toy store selling official character merchandise and toy products has annunced opening of its new store in Nashik, Maharashtra. Speaking on the launch of the new store Yatish Jain, CEO & Co-Founder, Toonmart said, “We are very happy to open our new store and spread our footprints in Nasik City. We had a […]

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Elton John, Universal Music Group strike global partnership licensing deals

October 4, 2018

Rocket Entertainment and Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment announced a significant new agreement to provide Elton John, one of music’s most iconic artists and the most successful male solo artist in US Billboard chart history, the industry’s best resources and expertise across recorded music, music publishing and licensing rights. The […]

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To strengthen foothold, Toonz Retail launches its fourth store in Pune

July 10, 2018

The fastest homegrown kids retail chain, Toonz Retail, launched its fourth store in Pune. Pune is on the list of smart cities and has evolved as the most favored business destination for companies. To strengthen its foothold, the company is planning to invest close to Rs 2 crore in Pune market to further add five […]

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Reliance-BP joint venture bids licence to retail gas in 15 cities: Report

July 10, 2018

The Reliance-BP joint venture on Tuesday bid for the license to retail gas in 15 cities while Indraprastha Gas Ltd put in bids for 13 cities. Bidding for the biggest city gas distribution licensing round, offering 86 permits for selling CNG and piped cooking gas in 174 districts in 22 states and union territories closes […]

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Toonz Retail to sell Green Gold’s exclusive ‘Chhota Bheem’ merchandise

June 22, 2018

Toonz Retail has collaborated with Green Gold Animation to stock and sell exclusive Chhota Bheem merchandise across their retail chain, according to an India Retailing report. Till now, Green Gold, which started producing their own collection of Chhota Bheem merchandising and apparel, were selling the products through only their own select stores. With this collaboration, […]

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Love Moschino opens its first store in Mumbai’s Palladium Mall

June 15, 2018

Love Moschino, the Italian luxury fashion brand, opened its first store in India at Mumbai’s Palladium Mall. The quirky and edgy merchandise brand opened its first ever boutique in India in partnership with Bangalore-based brand house, Samar Lifestyle. The new fashion stop comprises of whole bunch of playful accessories such as bags, wallets, clutches and […]

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Aditya Birla Fashion brings American Eagle apparel line to India

June 14, 2018

Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail is getting denim wear American Eagle to India, according to a report in Business Line. With competitors such as Levis, Wrangler, and Pepe, Birla Fashion expects the brand to be among the top three in this market in 5-7 years. American Eagle is a USD 3.8-billion affordable premium denim and […]

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Bath & Body Works forays into India, to open new stores

June 14, 2018

Major Brands, India’s leading retailer for premier international fashion apparel, accessories and beauty brands have announced the launch of international fragrance brand- Bath & Body Works in India, along with setting up of two physical stores. The first two stores will open in India in New Delhi’s Select City Walk and DLF Mall of India […]

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Shoppers Stop partners with Chennai Super Kings for exclusive merchandise

May 24, 2018

IPL fans have one more reason to rejoice! Indian fashion retailer Shoppers Stop has inked exclusive retail merchandise deal with Chennai Super Kings (CSK). The CSK exclusive merchandise offers a range of apparels, accessories, and footwears, including t-shirts and jerseys with graphic prints and quirky slogans and accessories such as caps, bags, and flip-flops. The […]

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Soon, Japan’s apparel retailer Uniqlo to launch in India

May 21, 2018

Japan’s apparel retailer Uniqlo will launch in India, according to a report in the Economic Times. The Japanese retailer will open first store in Delhi during fall 2019, marking the brand’s entry into the South Asia region. Following the establishment of a wholly-owned subsidiary in Delhi, UNIQLO will soon begin recruiting local talent as it […]

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Bulldog Licensing taps Fox’s Lindsey Chester as new Retail Licensing Manager

December 11, 2017

Bulldog Licensing has appointed Fox’s Lindsey Chester as its new Retail Licensing Manager. Lindsey will take up her job in the coming weeks, boasting extensive experience with the likes of Entertainment Rights, CPLG and an 11 year stint at Fox. “I am really excited about taking this role,”claimed Chester. “There is a fantastic range of […]

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Freedom Tree brings out new line of ceramic dinnerware for Mumbaikars

April 27, 2017

Any good hostess will relate that the easiest way to decorate a dinner spread is to bring out some beautiful tableware. Going beyond traditional floral china or the plain white every day dinnerware is Freedom Tree’s new line of ceramic dinnerware called Mombaye. Available in a sophisticated palette of white and black, this eye-catching collection of […]

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