Month: April 2017

Snoop Dogg joins forces with Puck Hcky for new apparel

April 29, 2017

Snoop Dogg has joined hands with Puck Hcky, the custom hockey apparel brand for the SNOOP x PUCK: A Blazin Hot Collection. This new collaboration adds to the firm’s efforts in the rock and metal genres with the inclusion of artists such as David Ellefson of Megadeth, Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein, 36 Crazyfists and All […]

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Sam Wankowski to deliver keynote address at LIMA meet in Canada this Tuesday

April 29, 2017

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association, the hosts of Focus Canada at Corus Entertainment in Toronto on Tuesday has announced that Sam Wankowski, senior vice president, operations, Western Canada, Walmart Canada will deliver the keynote speech on ‘The Evolving Relationship Between Retail and Licensing in Canada’. Organized by LIMA Canada, Focus Canada will center on […]

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Evollve introduces steam centric Ozobot Bit

April 29, 2017

Los Angeles-based adaptive robotics company Evollve has unravelled its first-ever Marvel line for its STEAM-centric robot Ozobot Bit. The new line will supplement Evollve’s existing Marvel Avengers line for its Bluetooth-enabled social Ozobot Evo. Captain America and Iron Man skins are currently available and will be joined by Black Widow, Hulk and Ultron in the […]

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Mattel reports 15 pc y-o-y downslide in revenue

April 28, 2017

US toy maker Mattel has reported 15 per cent y-o-y (year-on-year) downslide in its revenue on a constant currency basis for the quarter ended 31 March 2017. The slide would have been even more but for the growth in revenues contributed by the third world, the Asia Pacific specifically with 17 per cent and Latin […]

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Licensing Corner organizes ‘The Brand Licensing Summit’ at Hotel Grand Hyatt on 2nd June

April 28, 2017

Licensing Corner has organized ‘The Brand Licensing Summit’ at Hotel Grand Hyatt on 2nd June from 3 to 10 pm. The event will feature who’s who from the brand and retail space for a day full of insights and opportunity exploring the driving factors and changing dynamics of the India Brand Licensing Sector. This is […]

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Freaky Friday: Five Bollywood film merchandises that became a rage

April 28, 2017

Whether on-screen or off-screen, celebrities have always inspired fans (especially youngsters) with their fashion sense and these fans mimic the style of their favourite celebrity. In short, one can say that celebrities are trendsetters. So much so that fans seek inspiration from their favourite celebrities. And that is why, movie production houses are coming out with […]

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20th Century Fox teams up with online entertainment retailer Zavvi

April 28, 2017

Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has teamed up with online entertainment retailer Zavvi, part of The Hut Group to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the cult television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an American television series created by Joss Whedon under his production tag Mutant Enemy Productions with other co-executive producers being Jane Espenson, David Fury, David […]

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Nickelodeon calls for second season of Hunter Street

April 28, 2017

Shortly after its March premiere, Nickelodeon has renewed live-action series Hunter Street for a second season of 20 episodes. The series follows five foster children of Amsterdam who are trying to figure out what happened to their foster parents after they disappear. The adventure-comedy, produced by Blooming Media debuted on Nickelodeon on March 13 in the US. It […]

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Viz Media ties up with Televix Entertainment

April 28, 2017

Viz Media has entered into an agreement with Televix Entertainment to bring the industry’s top anime titles to audiences all throughout Latin America. Anime continues to be a massively popular entertainment genre throughout the region and captivates a wide demographic of fans from multiple countries. “Our partnership with Televix Entertainment is a key move in […]

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Disney, Universal tap toy licensees for Cars and Despicable Me

April 28, 2017

As Disney’s Cars and Universal’s Despicable Me head towards their release dates on June 16 and June 30 respectively, the two aren’t just looking at ticket sales. They will have contending licensing programs both hinged on keeping the flame alive for young fans. For Disney’s Cars 3, it involves a licensing push across every category from toys to soup. “Some […]

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