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The Metropolitan Museum of Art appoints new head of licensing and partnerships

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has welcomed industry expert, Lisa Silverman Meyers to the newly created position of head of licensing and partnerships. In her new role, Meyers will lead and direct the planning, coordination, and oversight of all merchandise licensing and promotional partnerships for The Met. She took up …

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RHS secures major kids’ book deal with Scholastic as it pushes into younger market

The Royal Horticultural Society has secured a major new partnership with Scholastic, the globally revered publisher and distributor of children’s books, to launch a range of children’s titles including sticker and activity books, illustrated non-fiction, and more. The deal will also span board and colouring books, annuals, e-books and journals, …

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Jazwares named global master toy partner for new pre-school series Dino Ranch

Jazwares has been signed as the global master toy partner for the forthcoming pre-school animated series Dino Ranch, granted the rights to design and produce toys across categories like figures, plush, play-sets, role play, vehicles, and musical instruments. The announcement has been made by Boat Rocker Studios, the IP owners …

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Iconix signs ten year licensing extension with Umbro

Iconix Brand Group has signed a ten year extension of Umbro’s licensing agreement with its long-term partner, Grupo Dass. The renewal gives Grupo Dass the continued license to design, manufacture, and distribute Umbro performance and lifestyle apparel, footwear and equipment across Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay through to 2035. This is …

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Silvergate heads to MIP Jnr with “most exciting portfolio to date”

The international TV production and brand licensing company Silvergate Media is heading into MIP Jnr with its “most exciting portfolio of children’s IP to-date,” marking its plans to expand its roster of partners, and explore international opportunities. Currently, Silvergate is in production on four new properties for top-tier partners including …

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Toy Plus tapped as master toy partner for new CGI comedy adventure MiniMecs

The international toy company, Toy Plus has been tapped to develop and produce the master toy line for Ferly and APC Kids’ new CGI comedy adventure series, MiniMecs. The deal will see Toy Plus develop toy vehicles, figurines, and play-sets based on the series, targeting the show’s demographic of children …

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Bulldog Licensing sees ‘strong response to latest portfolio’ at BLE 2019

Bulldog Licensing is reflecting on a successful BLE 2019, having seen its latest portfolio of properties ‘hit the ground running’ with strong response to its line up of Kindi Kids, Bulldog Tools, Power Players, and Zafari, at last week’s show. According to the firm, all the new properties “played a …

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Robbie Williams, Don Black and David Arnold collaborate on Tiger Who Came to Tea soundtrack

The multi award-winning composer David Arnold, the Oscar-winning lyricist Don Black, and Robbie Williams have come together for the recording of the theme song for Channel 4’s adaptation of The Tiger Who Came to Tea. The tune, Hey Tiger, will play over a ‘visually ambitious’ animated fantasy segment in the …

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LEGO and Ameet join forces to launch LEGO Books

LEGO has detailed the launch of LEGO Books, a new publishing imprint formed in partnership with the children’s book publisher Ameet. The new imprint, according to the Danish toymaker and its long-term Polish children’s publishing partner, will ‘encompass a new line of innovative playful reading experiences that capture the LEGO …

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