With several new content initiatives, Cartoon Network Enterprises is poised to offer a broader portfolio and more opportunitites in licensing and events.
Peanuts Worldwide has partnered with DDM Entertainment & Events to produce a series of Chinese lantern festivals featuring the brand’s popular characters.
Fashion Comics, a project originated by creative talent Alessandro Enriquez, in collaboration with Pitti Bimbo, CPLG Italy and Mercis, has tapped a host of fashion houses to create a series of Miffy children’s apparel.
The Wonderland Shop in Piccadilly, London will release Nickelodeon’s international fashion collection SpongeBob Gold this May.
Happy Ink has tapped licensing executive Brad Bushell to help build long-term partnerships for its new property, Hamsta World, in North America.
Nintendo and McDonald’s have teamed up to bring Mario and other characters from the Mushroom Kingdom to Happy Meals throughout the U.S.
Aardman has released the first “Shaun the Sheep” VR experience, titled “Shaun the Sheep Movie Barn VR.”
Sanrio has partnered with Viz Media to publish a new coloring book based on Hello Kitty & Friends.
Zara has revealed a new range of Peanuts-themed fashion and accessories for children and women, which are now available at its locations worldwide.
The Pokémon Company International and French children’s brand La Compagnie des Petits have teamed up to create a new Pokémon-themed fashion collection for boys and girls.
Sanrio has named Simon Gresswell to serve as the chief operating officer of Sanrio GmbH, MML and SGA, effective May 15.
Disney has partnered with Kid Trax, a brand of Dorel Industries, to launch a custom designed ride-on toy featuring Disney-Pixar’s upcoming film, Finding Dory.
Nintendo has partnered with Jakks Pacific to expand its licensed World of Nintendo range with new figures and plush products.
Bandai Namco Entertainment has partnered with Hipster Whale and 3 Sprockets to release the mobile game “Pac-Man 256” on gaming consoles in honor of the brand’s 36th anniversary.
Penguin Random House has commissioned six miniature sculptures of Beatrix Potter’s characters that have been unveiled in locations across London in celebration of the author’s 150th anniversary.
Mercis has appointed m4e to represent all rights for its classic brand Miffy across the German-speaking territories.
The Coolabi Group has unveiled a raft of festivals and summer activations that will feature its preschool series, “Clangers.”
Atlantyca Entertainment has expanded its partnership with Nintendo to feature Atlantyca’s “Thea Sisters” brand on a variety of themes for Nintendo 3DS and 2DS systems.
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media has unveiled “Disney Emoji Blitz,” a new mobile game where players can collect Disney- and Pixar-themed emojis.
IMPS, the Smurfs’ brand owner, has tapped PMS International to launch range of products in anticipation of Sony Pictures’ new film, Smurfs: The Lost Village, in theaters March 2017.
Vandor has unveiled several new tabletop collections featuring four of its top licenses–Star Wars, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and The Beatles Yellow Submarine.
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