Yearly Archive: 2011

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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DCD Publishing to represent Emma Forbes in the UK for TV, licensing & merchandising

DCD Publishing are very proud to announce their appointment as the agent for Emma Forbes and for her lifestyle website, Forbes Style, for television, publishing and merchandising in the UK.

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Iconix Brand Group Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Sharper Image Brand

Company To Expand Its Portfolio Into Consumer Electronic Industry NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2011–Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICON) (“Iconix” the “Company”) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire The Sharper Image® brand and intellectual property assets from Sharper Image Acquisition, LLC for approximately $65.6 million in cash. This acquisition will mark the Company’s first entry

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Wendy Bellissimo Media, Inc. Signs 5 Star Apparel Group to Launch the Wendy Bellissimo Apparel Line for Boys and Girls

Los Angeles, CA, October 27, 2011 – Wendy Bellissimo Media, Inc. and 5 Star Apparel Group announced today a licensing partnership that will include the marketing, production, and distribution of the Wendy Bellissimo Baby & Kids apparel line. Through the agreement, 5 Star will head the creation, production, and distribution of the favored Bellissimo brand lines including layette sets, sleepwear

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Rocky Enters Ring with Streetwear Leader UNDFTD

Leading licensing agency Brandgenuity brokers deal between iconic film & top athletic boutique New York, October 27, 2011 – New York-based licensing agency, Brandgenuity, announced today that MGM Studios has partnered with streetwear industry leader Undefeated to develop a line of tee shirts, snapback hats, knit hats, crewneck sweatshirts, and hoodies for the film Rocky in celebration of its 35th

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