Carte Blanche Group has appointed Team Entertainment as the licensing agent for Italy, San Marino, Vatican City and Malta for its portfolio of brands including the Me to You properties: Tatty Teddy, Tiny Tatty Teddy and My Dinky Bear.
The UK greeting card and gift company is the creator of award-winning brands including Tatty Teddy, My Dinky Bear, Tiny Tatty Teddy and Hotchpotch, and develops cards, plush, and gifts, and operates an international licensing and distribution programme with over 130 licensees worldwide.
Carte Blanche has already secured listings in major retailers throughout key markets internationally.
Duncan Hamilton, head of licensing at Carte Blanche, said: “We are very excited to be working with Team Entertainment. Its expertise and enthusiasm for our brands will serve to introduce, nurture and grow the Carte Blanche portfolio, adding to the ever-increasing global footprint of our brands.
“I am very much looking forward to establishing ‘cute and sentiment’ IP at retail and in the hearts of our consumer.”
Maria Romanelli, CEO of Team Entertainment, added: “We are thrilled to be working with Carte Blanche Group and their fantastic brands including the Me to You properties like Tatty Teddy, Tiny Tatty Teddy and My Dinky Bear – developing the Italian market with cute and soft award-winning IP; and establishing Carte Blanche in consumers’ minds.”