Monthly Archive: November 2011

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Becomes Fastest Selling Book of 2011

Puffin Books announces that Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever has become the fastest selling book of 2011.

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Grateful Dead Partners with Dunlop

BENICIA, CA—Grateful Dead Productions and Rhino Entertainment have partnered with Dunlop Manufacturing, Inc., the #1 supplier of guitar accessories in the world, to create pick tins featuring iconic Grateful Dead artwork. Each tin includes six authentic, medium gauge Tortex® guitar picks with classic Grateful Dead imagery, including Steal Your Face, Skull and Roses, the Dancing Bears, and the Stanley Mouse-designed

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Planeta Junior Italia expands merchandise agreements for Heidi with Tridimensional

Milan, November 23 — 2011 Planeta Junior Italia has signed with TRIDIMENSIONAL for the brand Heidi. The company will develop the famous brand on coloring books, magic album, games book, and many other products. For over thirty years, Heidi is beloved by the public of the youngest, with her contagious joy, love for life and nature, generosity, altruism and goodness.

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Planeta Junior Italia has signed with SWEET for the new chocolate eggs with surprise of Maya the Bee new 3D version

Milan, November 21st — 2011 Planeta Junior Italia has signed with SWEET for products with the brand Maya the Bee Classic version and new 3D version. The Company based in Gorizia, the second largest producer of chocolate eggs with surprise, it will carry a new line of “Sweet Eggs” dedicated to the most famous Bee loved by children. This new

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Bunny Business: CopCorp Announces Renewals with Several Key It's Happy Bunny™ Licensees

NEW YORK (November 22, 2011) – CopCorp Licensing President Carole Postal today announced that renewal agreements had been reached with several key licensees for Jim Benton’s It’s Happy Bunny™, the cute little bunny with the BIG attitude. The following manufacturers – having already enjoyed success with the popular It’s Happy Bunny humorous character brand – have now signed deals allowing

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Say “BOO(k)!” – Playful Owl to Publish (not so) Scary Monsters™ Step-By-Story™ eBooks

NEW YORK (November 22, 2011) – CopCorp Licensing President Carole Postal today announced a licensing deal granting digital publisher MoveableCode Inc. the right to utilize The Monster Factory’s (not so) Scary Monsters™ characters for a series of Step- By-Story™ ePlay apps to be published under MoveableCode’s Playful Owl imprint. “The (not so) Scary Monsters are a perfect fit for our

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New Licensing Lounge will bring character to Spring Fair

Licensed merchandise brings together all 12 sectors of UK’s leading retail trade exhibition.

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Inspirational New UK Deal for ZhuZhu Pets®

Leeds, October 2011 — Lisle International Licensing is delighted to announce an agreement with the award winning licensed consumer electronic company, Inspiration Works, that will see a new collection of ZhuZhu Pets® electronic toys and gifts for children in 2012. Inspiration Works, winner of the licensing awards best licensed written, listening or learning for the past two years, has signed

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Planeta Junior Italia and the New Series "The Jungle Book"

Milan, November 14, 2011 — Planeta Junior Italia has signed an important agreement with DQ Entertainment for The Jungle Book series. The series aired with great success on RAI Due, will be back on air in 2012. The series, produced by DQ Entertainment (India), is animated in 3D CGI, 52×11 for kids 6-9 years. Jungle Book showcases the extraordinary adventures

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Debra Restler Promoted to Associate Vice President, Business Development & Marketing at Beanstalk

Debra Restler has been named Associate Vice President, Business Development & Marketing at Beanstalk. She is responsible for forging new client relationships for the agency across multiple industries, including corporate brands, celebrities and entertainment properties. In addition, she oversees all aspects of the agency’s corporate communications, continuing to build awareness of Beanstalk as an innovator in the licensing industry.  

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