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Felix the Cat celebrates 100 years in style with Suavecito

Felix the Cat is continuing to celebrate its 100th anniversary this year in true style, having just signed a collaboration with the US hair styling brand, Suavecito for a range of men’s grooming products, accessories and t-shirts. The deal was brokered by CPLG on behalf of Universal Brand Development, owners …

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HoHo Rights lines up platter of Celtic and Nordic broadcasters for Shane the Chef

HoHo Rights – the commercial arm of the kids’ production company, HoHo Entertainment – has lined up a veritable Smörgåsbord of TV sales for its food-based pre-school series, Shane the Chef, spanning Celtic and Nordic broadcasters. It’s been almost a year since Shane the Chef launched on Channel 5’s Milkshake …

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Tyne & Wear Metro gets patchwork makeover for Elmer’s Great North Parade

The Tyne & Wear Metro, the UK’s second largest metro system with 60 stations and over 36 million passenger journeys a year, has been announced as headline partner for Elmer’s Great North Parade. Following the announcement, Metro’s iconic cube has been transformed into a bright patchwork design to celebrate the …

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Martin Lowe: ‘Sustainability is within reach, but licensing won’t deter fast-fashion’

Licensing will forever have one foot in the fast fashion culture, forcing a need for better attention to the materials being used in the clothes consumers wear today, is the message to emerge from the popular sock merchant Roy Lowe & Sons. Talking to Licensing.biz, Martin Lowe, director of the …

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The Sushi Shop delivers Tetris-inspired cuisine for brand’s 35th anniversary

Signalling one of the most mouth-watering deals in video game licensing, specialists in Japanese cuisine, The Sushi Shop has entered into an exclusive and limited-edition collaboration with the iconic video game brand, Tetris to deliver collector edition sushi boxes and chopsticks. Featuring shapes and colours of the retro game’s iconic …

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CPLG builds teams in Benelux and UK with new appointments

CPLG has bolstered its teams in Benelux and the UK with two new appointments. Meike de Vaere has joined the CPLG Benelux team as retail director for the region, reporting to Brenda Draaisma who was recently named general manager of Benelux. De Vaere worked at CPLG Benelux from 2008 to …

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Brandgenuity named US licensing agent for YouTube’s ChuChu TV

Licensing agency, Brandgenuity has been named the North American agent for the smash hit YouTube channel, ChuChu TV. The appointment was made by the brand’s global master licensing agency, Dream Theatre. ChuChut TV is recognised as a dominant force in YouTube’s pre-school entertainment, boasting 23 billion views and 36 million …

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Global broadcasters sign up for The Jim Henson Company’s latest

The Jim Henson Company has secured a number of global broadcasters to begin airing the latest episodes among its portfolio of popular pre-school series, including Dinosaur Train, Dot and Doozers. Leading broadcasters across Europe, Australia and Asia have signed with the studio to bring new episodes of its award-winning portfolio …

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