Licensing

ViacomCBS Consumer Products UK announces deals for Paw Patrol, Baby Shark and Blue’s Clues

ViacomCBS Consumer Products UK has announced a clutch of new and renewed partnerships for its Nick Jr. preschool properties, Pinkfong Baby Shark (created by SmartStudy), PAW Patrol (produced by Spin Master Entertainment) and Blue’s Clues & You!. The deals, spanning all categories from apparel and toys, to toilet training solutions and …

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Asmodee Entertainment partners with SD Toys for jigsaw puzzles

SD Toys and Asmodee Entertainment have entered a licensing partnership to produce jigsaw puzzles for some of Asmodee’s best-known IPs – Dobble, Legend of the Five Rings, Terrinoth: Legends, Twilight Imperium, Arkham Horror, and KeyForge. The deal reflects Asmodee Entertainment’s push to expand their merchandise partnerships. Featuring iconic artwork from …

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Learning Resources secures global master toy licence deal for Numberblocks

Award-winning educational toy company Learning Resources has partnered with Alphablocks to bring the Numberblocks characters from the screen into classrooms and family homes across a wide range of toy categories, as the result of a global master licensing agreement brokered by Larkshead Licensing Ltd. Learning Resources and its sister company, …

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Asmodee announces partnership with Just Funky for CATAN merchandise

Asmodee Entertainment, a platform of games publisher and distributor Asmodee, has entered into an agreement with Just Funky LLC for a range of fan-focused homewares and accessories based on the successful CATAN tabletop gaming brand. Just Funky plans to release a diverse range of products that will allow CATAN fans …

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Jazwares extends Pokémon master toy manufacturing rights

Jazwares, the master toy manufacturing partner for Pokémon, has extended its agreement with The Pokémon Company international, to add further direct distribution rights to its existing list of territories, which include the USA, Canada & Mexico. As of January 2022, distribution of the Jazwares line will transition from Character Options …

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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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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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Aardman extends licensing deals for Wallace & Gromit

Aardman has announced a number of new and extended licensing deals for classic property Wallace & Gromit, spanning multiple territories across a host of core categories. New deals for the brand include Corgi die-cast vehicles, Pinfinity augmented reality pins, and Aurora plush items featuring Gromit, Shaun the Sheep, Morph and …

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New Italian licensing deals for CoComelon’s product offering

Moonbug Entertaiment’s CoComelon, the #1 children’s show on YouTube, has secured several licensing deals with Italian companies thanks to Maurizio Distefano Licensing, Moonbug’s agent in the territory, and Moonbug’s EMEA Master Agent The Point.1888. New this autumn are educational games from Headu, puzzles from Lisciani, stamp sets from Multiprint, colouring …

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Countdown to Brand Licensing Europe: 21 things to look out for at the 21st event

To mark 21 years of the event, Brand Licensing Europe has released a list of 21 things to see, do and enjoy at this year’s show. BLE 2021 runs from 17-19 November at ExCeL London. Attendees can register now for a free ticket from www.brandlicensing.eu and start requesting meetings and planning …

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