Universal Music Publishing Group signs agreement with ‘S2 Songs’

March 19, 2019

Universal Music Publishing Group, a leading global music publisher, announced a worldwide administration agreement with S2 Songs, a new, independent publishing company. The boutique organization is led by coprincipals Savan Kotecha, a multiple Grammy and Golden Globe-nominated songwriter and producer, and leading global music executive Sonny Takhar, CEO and Founder of KYN Entertainment (a joint […]

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Unilever announces leadership changes

March 19, 2019

Unilever announced changes to its leadership and organisation as it continues its transformation into a faster, leaner and more agile company. The changes build on our creation of three global Divisions last year – Beauty & Personal Care, Foods & Refreshment, and Home Care – and are designed to further strengthen the execution of our […]

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar collaborates with RHS

March 19, 2019

Rocket Licensing, the local licensing agent in the UK for Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has announced a major collaboration for summer 2019 between the classic children’s character and the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) – the world’s leading gardening charity. Inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s 50th anniversary, The Very Hungry Caterpillar-related events will […]

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Vodafone Idea signs content deal with ZEE5

March 19, 2019

Vodafone Idea has announced strategic partnership with Zee Entertainment Enterprises for the over-the-top platform ZEE5, according to reports. Reports said that with this partnership, the content portfolio of ZEE5 will be available to Vodafone Idea customers on Vodafone Play as well as Idea Movies & TV app. The ZEE5 content is available across Languages like […]

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Bharti Airtel in merger talks with Dish TV

March 19, 2019

Bharti Airtel has initiated talks with Dish TV to merge their DTH businesses under Airtel Digital TV, according to reports. Reports said that if the deal is done, the entity will be the world’s largest TV distribution company with over 38 million subscribers. The idea is to consolidate operations. Airtel Digital is backed by private […]

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MD Licensing to manage amazing animal animation ZAFARI in Italy

March 18, 2019

Maurizio Distefano Licensing (MDL), has been appointed to manage licensing in Italy for the remarkable new 52 x 11’ animated series ZAFARI, on behalf of brand owner Ink Group. Produced by ZAFARI Holdings and distributed worldwide by NBCUniversal/Dreamworks, ZAFARI has already enjoyed a strong reception in France, Latin America and the UK and is about […]

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Netflix to create original anime series with 3 production houses

March 18, 2019

Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service, has entered into partnerships with Anima, Sublimation. and David Production. On top of Netflix’s earlier deals with Production I.G and bones in 2018. These production houses and Netflix will jointly create original anime series including the animated series Altered Carbon: Resleeved from Anima. Altered Carbon is based on […]

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Marico introduces Saffola FITTIFY Gourmet

March 18, 2019

Marico has launched a range of healthy gourmet products under ‘Saffola FITTIFY Gourmet’, bringing together the best of health combined with taste for a slimmer fitter life. The range has been created by nutritionists and curated by celebrity Chef Kunal Kapur. These products are made with plant based superfoods that enable you to get fit […]

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adidas expects 5-8% topline growth in 2019

March 18, 2019

During the fourth quarter, adidas revenues increased 5% on a currency-neutral basis, on top of 19% growth in the prior year period. This development reflects an increase of 5% at brand adidas. Double-digit growth in Sport Inspired and in the training category as well as high-single digit growth in running were partly offset by a […]

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BCCI announces Dream11 as Official Partner of VIVO IPL

March 18, 2019

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), announced Dream11, India’s biggest sports game, as the Official Partner for the VIVO Indian Premier League. This four-year exclusive partnership will begin with the upcoming IPL 2019 season. Additionally, the ‘Official Fantasy Game’ of IPL will also be powered by Dream11. This collaboration between India’s biggest […]

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Enigma Biomedical Group signs licence agreement with Merck

March 18, 2019

Enigma Biomedical Group announced an license agreement with Merck, known as MSD outside the US and Canada, for the global development and commercialization of MK-6884, an early stage investigational imaging agent developed by Merck for use in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scans to measure cholinergic tone change in vivo. As part of the agreement, EBG […]

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Iconix Brand announces licensing deals for Cannon

March 18, 2019

Iconix Brand Group, Inc announced two new licensing deals for its Cannon brand. Cannon, a heritage home brand established in 1887 and owned by Iconix Brand Group, is known for its high-quality and affordable home products. Cannon’s two new licensees are Pem America for fashion bedding, sheets, blankets, throws, down alternative utility bedding and window; […]

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Facebook signs licensing deals with Indian music labels

March 18, 2019

Social media platform Facebook has signed licensing agreement with T-Series Music, Zee Music Company and Yash Raj Films, according to reports. Reports said that the facebook signed agreement to licensing their music to use in videos, messages, stories and other creative content. With this announcement, the users will be able to share music content on both […]

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Rocket to manage licensing for new animated series from Matt Groening

March 15, 2019

Independent licensing company Rocket Licensing has been appointed by brand owner Bapper Entertainment Inc. to manage licensing in the UK and Ireland for Disenchantment, the new adult animated comedy series from Matt Groening, streaming on Netflix. The series takes place in the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland. It follows the adventures of a hard-drinking princess […]

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