New Pingu products arrive at Japanese retail

April 1, 2019

  Tokyo-based Sony Creative Products Inc. (SCP), which manages licensing in the Japanese market for the much-loved little animated penguin Pingu on behalf of rights owner Mattel Inc, has announced the arrival at retail of a number of new licensed products inspired by the cheeky little penguin’s recent return to TV. The latest output, which […]

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We can’t keep calm! Masaba to officially bring ‘Winter’ in India

December 19, 2018

As the year is coming to an end, the excitement is getting a bit higher as ace designer Masaba Gupta bags the official license to create ‘Game of Thrones’ merchandise. Just like a reminder, Masaba shared the news again on her official Instagram handle and captioned the collab picture as, “Can I please say it […]

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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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Michelle Obama launches inspirational merchandise line

November 26, 2018

The former first lady Michelle Obama launched a 25-piece line of merchandise including an American-made line of clothes, mugs, pins, notebooks, candles and tote bags covered in her own motivational messages related to her new book. Michelle Obama’s memoir, Becoming, had gone on sale and is already a huge hit. Her highly anticipated book chronicles […]

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Coolabi associates with Star Editions for ‘Clangers’ online shop

October 15, 2018

To celebrate 50th anniversary next year, Coolabi Group has secured a new partnership deal with Star Editions to produce a dedicated online shop for ‘Clangers’. The new online hub will host a variety of Clangers merchandise including t-shirts, cushions, mugs, and magnets to coasters, tote bags, and stationery. In addition, Coolabi will also launch the […]

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DQE’s Jungle Book and Peter Pan get global master toy licensee

October 12, 2018

DQE one of the world’s leading international producers and distributors of children’s animated content announced that European and Global Licensing (EGL), Netherlands has been named the global master toy licensee for ‘Jungle Book and Peter Pan’ franchises. As per the association, EGL will design, produce and bring to market a wide variety of plush and […]

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NYCC 2018: HBO brings new wave of ‘Game of Thrones’ merchandises

October 5, 2018

New York Comic Con is home to some of the hottest exclusives that you will ever see, which begins on a high note yesterday (October 4) and will remain till October 7. Taking place at the Javits Convention Center in midtown Manhattan, it’s already begun welcoming fans from all over the world to take part. […]

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Animation International to represent Charlie Chaplin merchandises officially!

September 29, 2018

In what could be termed as good news for comic lovers, Animation International India has got the licensing and merchandising rights of comic legend Charlie Chaplin. “Chaplin is a dream come true for our team. We have all grown up seeing him, loving him and wanting a piece of him. Now that chance has come […]

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Lawless Entertainment concludes deal with MSMG for ‘The Swan Princess’

September 27, 2018

Lawless Entertainment announced the conclusion of a licensing deal with MSMG for ‘The Swan Princess’.  The deal includes various items in the apparel category including t-shirts, hoodies among others. MSMG has teamed with apparel manufacturer INX Printing, Haaseline Entertainment, and CPG Product Placement Group to bring apparel to retail with Swan Princess and many characters. […]

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Silvergate unveils licensing opportunities for its new Netflix show ‘Hilda’

September 26, 2018

International TV production and brand licensing company Silvergate Media unveils details of its new animated adventure TV series, Hilda, and its plans for the consumer products programme following the global premiere on Netflix on September 21. The broadcast launch coincides with Europe’s biggest licensing trade show, Brand Licensing Europe 2018, where Silvergate Media will be […]

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IMG partners with Tetris brand to launch licensed products in Asia

September 4, 2018

The Tetris Company has appointed IMG as its merchandise and licensing representative to launch a range of products in the Asian market until 2020. In celebration of the Tetris brand’s 35th anniversary, which is scheduled to take place in 2019, IMG will target key product categories including apparel, fashion accessories, bags and backpacks, footwear, consumer […]

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FREAKY FRIDAY: Garfield is one of the first characters to enter Indian licensing market

August 31, 2018

Be it Disney’s Mickey Mouse or Garfield – character and entertainment licensing is one of the largest segments of the licensing business, which is mostly recognized by the general public. The segment includes properties primarily from feature films, television shows, video games and online entertainment. Garfield was one of the first characters to enter the […]

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eOne announces broadcast and licensing plans for ‘PJ Masks’ in Korea

August 29, 2018

 Entertainment One (eOne) expanded the presence of its popular preschool superhero property, PJ Masks across Asia. The show will be heading to free-to-air channel EBS in Korea. Starting August 29, 52 episodes from Series 2 of PJ Masks will begin airing on EBS and will significantly boost exposure for the show in the region following […]

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#LCExcl – Athleisure can be called as ‘defining fashion trend of 2018’: Roshan Baid, MD of Alcis Sports

August 28, 2018

With India’s appetite and love for sports, the licensing space has changed dynamically over the years. This year, Russia hosted the largest global football event — FIFA World Cup 2018. Despite India not featuring in the World Cup, there had been a surge in the sale of sports merchandises in India. In the offline space, […]

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