Luxury Collection, Sofía Sanchez unveil Kimono-inspired capsule line

May 3, 2018

Lifestyle brand Chufy celebrates Japanese art and culture through inspired womenswear. Graphic designer and creative director Sophia Sanchez de Betak has teamed up with The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts (Marriot International subsidiary) for an exclusive ready-to-wear 36-piece capsule collection. “I fell in love with the culture of Japan when I visited for the first […]

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Michael Rosen to deliver opening keynote at ‘The Children’s Media Conference 2018’

April 17, 2018

Acclaimed children’s novelist, poet, broadcaster, columnist and former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen will deliver the opening keynote at this year’s Children’s Media Conference (CMC), which will take place from July 3-5 on Sheffield. After decades working in the world of public service broadcasting, children’s theatre and educational publishing, Rosen has now become a YouTube phenomenon, […]

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Come 2020, Marvel superheroes to create magic in THESE three Disneyland resorts

March 21, 2018

Come 2020, and you can experience the magic of your favourite super-heroes like never before. Highly anticipated new Marvel experiences are coming to Disneyland Resort, Disneyland Paris and Hong Kong Disneyland. According to the Disney official blog, the parks have invited guests to become part of an all-new universe filled with their favorite Super Heroes […]

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Hired in December, Amrit Ahuja takes charge of her role in Facebook now

February 8, 2018

Hired by Facebook as its Communications Director India in December last, Amrit Ahuja has finally taken over charge of her new role. Before joining Facebook, Ahuja served a two decade long stint with 20:20 MSL which worked for Facebook India for several years. The long period of association gave Ahuja considerable insight into the challenges […]

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In its effort to go one up on Flipkart, Amazon pumps in record capital into its India unit

February 3, 2018

In its effort to race past larger domestic rival Flipkart, Amazon has pumped record capital into its main India unit this financial year. With the latest infusion of Rs 1,950 crore, this exercise has added crucial firepower as the global online retail giant accelerates towards its goal. Overall, Amazon Seller Services has received Rs 8,150 […]

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Nazara Technologies acquires 55 pc stake in Nodwin Gaming

January 30, 2018

Nazara Technologies has acquired a majority stake of 55 per cent in Nodwin Gaming, one of the premier esports companies in India. Just last year, Nazara announced its foray into esports last year. Nodwin, which is a 50:50 venture of Akshat Rathee, Gautam Virk and Jetsynthesys will become an independent subsidiary of Nazara. The approach […]

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Future Group to acquire Snapdeal’s Vulcan Express Pvt Ltd.for 35 crore

January 29, 2018

Future Supply Chain Solutions, that belongs to Kishore Biyani, has made up its mind to fully acquire Snapdeal’s logistics service provider Vulcan Express Pvt Ltd. Vulcan Express Pvt Ltd. for 35 crore. Future Supply Chain is present pan-India, with 44 warehouses, 14 logistics hubs, 106 branches, and over 4.2m square feet of warehousing space. In […]

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Greenlight introduces new lifestyle brand inspired by Sophia Loren

January 18, 2018

Greenlight has introduced a new lifestyle brand which has been inspired by the timeless beauty and elegance of Sophia Loren. Sophia Loren Home will include furniture, home décor and accessories (such as bed, bath, rugs and lighting), with Greenlight describing it as a reimagining of the classic glamour of Hollywood’s golden age. Greenlight, which has […]

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Amazon in a content deal with Zee Music Co.

January 17, 2018

Amazon has signed a content deal with Zee Music Company for the licensing content for its upcoming Amazon Prime Music service. Sources say that the deal will add over 450 film soundtracks in various languages as well as music from 250 independent artists. Amazon’s suite of Prime services in the US and other countries offer […]

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TSBA is TfL’s licensing partner for new magazine

January 15, 2018

People availing the London transport and loving it will soon be able to build their own authentic model of the legendary Routemaster (known worldwide as an iconic symbol of the city) by way of a new magazine published in partnership with Transport for London (TfL). The weekly magazine, published by Hachette Partworks and licensed through […]

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MarVista Ent announces number of appointments and promotions

January 13, 2018

As the company expands its business operations, L.A.-based MarVista Entertainment has announced a number of appointments and promotions. Firstly, Darrell Cross has joined the indie producer and distributor as CFO, where he will be responsible for overseeing financial operations and growth opportunities, as well as leveraging new business models and capital management. Prior to joining MarVista, […]

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Aardman and Studio Canal team up with DFS

January 5, 2018

Aardman Studio and Studio Canal have teamed up  with DFS for a special New Year campaign starring characters from the soon to release film Early Man. Characters from the pre-historic comedy adventure will feature in the retailer’s Winter Sale campaign. The new ad ‘Search for Comfort’ was created by Krow features members of Early Man’s […]

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Freaky Friday: Licensing Photography

January 5, 2018

There can be umpteen activities one can do as a hobby. But, if someone wants to turn his/her hobby into a profession, he/she ought to be familiar with the term ‘licensing’. Simply said, licensing means that you’re giving rights preferably to someone who pays you money in return to use your work for a certain […]

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Entertainment One signs on new licensing partners for Peppa Pig’s sake

January 5, 2018

In order to grow the presence of consumer products of Peppa Pig in North America, Entertainment One (eOne) has signed on new licensing partners. With 1,000-plus licensees worldwide, the brand generates more than US$1.2 billion in global retail sales per year. Incoming licensees include CSS Industries and PTI Group while Amscan, Kurt S. Adler and Palamon have […]

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