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Penske Media Corporation accelerates consumer products programme with Brainbase

Brainbase, the venture-backed company helping licensing teams optimise their partnerships from contract to revenue, and Penske Media Corporation (PMC), a pioneer in the digital media space and owner of iconic brands including Billboard, Robb Report, Rolling Stone, SXSW, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety and WWD, among many others, have announced that …

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Penguin Ventures announces new Peter Rabbit collection from Blade & Rose

Penguin Ventures has announced a new Peter Rabbit apparel collaboration with Blade & Rose, on behalf of Frederick Warne & Co (owner of THE WORLD OF PETER RABBIT and part of Penguin Random House). The leading children’s clothing brand specialises in trend-setting leggings, featuring stylish and quirky designs on the …

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Banijay Brands strengthens portfolio with Banijay Kids and Family

Banijay Brands has announced it has secured the brand licensing rights to the Banijay Kids and Family catalogue. Banijay Kids and Family produces a wide range of animation and live action series, digital content, and entertainment formats for children worldwide under three production labels: Zodiak Kids and Family, Monello Productions …

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HarperCollins secures exclusive world rights for Cbeebies hit show Tee and Mo

HarperCollins Children’s Books has secured exclusive world rights to publish the tie-in books for the BAFTA award-winning CBeebies hit show Tee and Mo. The deal was concluded by Juliet Matthews, Colour Publisher at HarperCollins Children’s Books, from Plug-In Media via Val Fry and Fryday Brands. Exploring the relationship between Tee, a …

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Kids Industries to reveal new research on sustainability at Brand Licensing Europe

Family-focused marketing agency Kids Industries (KI) is launching a new report today at Brand Licensing Europe (BLE) exploring the relationship children and their parents have with the environment. Hot on the heels of COP26 and the announcement that Government is planning to change the primary curriculum to include climate change science and sustainability studies, the survey of …

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King Features and Jade City Foods introduce Popeye foods line

King Features Syndicate, a unit of Hearst and home to some of the world’s most popular entertainment characters, along with Florida-based food and beverage company Jade City Foods, has announced a new collection of high-end Popeye & Friends-inspired hot sauces and coffee. This latest expansion within the food category further …

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The Premier League and Panini announce further multi-year extension

The Premier League and Panini have announced a further multi-year extension to the Premier League collectables license granted to Panini in 2019. Domestically, sales of Premier League Adrenalyn trading cards have doubled this year, confirming Adrenalyn as the market-leading brand for trading cards in the UK. Panini has also established …

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The Point.1888 launches dedicated retail services arm

The Point.1888 has launched a new business arm, Spotlight.1888, dedicated to helping brands and licensees with retail services, and retailers with licensing strategy. Based on an extension of its market leading retail-first model – whereby The Point.1888 creates new products for its brands based on the gaps it sees at …

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UCLA partners with ZARA for exclusive men’s and children’s collection

UCLA Trademarks & Licensing, an enterprise of Associated Students UCLA, has announced the launch of a new fashion collection for men and kids that celebrates the iconic UCLA brand. The new range features fleece crews, hoodies and long-sleeve tees from the ZARA “JOIN LIFE” label, embellished with UCLA’s Bruins mascot. …

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