Monthly Archive: April 2013

Preschool Phenomenon Masha and The Bear at Licensing Expo

First Russian company to exhibit in the history of the show MOSCOW, April, 30, 2013 – As a keystone of the launch of their major international expansion, Animaccord Animation Studios, producers and owners of the massively successful animated brand Masha and The Bear, announced today that the company will exhibit at Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, June 18-20, 2013. Animaccord

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Slazenger Signs Y&S Handbags Inc. in a New Licensing Partnership

New York, NY – April 26, 2013 – Slazenger announces a new three year licensing agreement with Y & S Handbags Inc. (Y&S) for a line of accessories to include hosiery, bags and headwear. The athletic fashion accessories are scheduled to debut across the U.S. this summer. “Y & S Handbags has a strong history in the accessories business and

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Broad Street Licensing Group Brokers Vodka License for Playboy in Asia

Manila, Philippines – VuQo Inc., creators of VuQo Vodka, the world’s first and only coconut-distilled vodka, announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with Playboy Enterprises to develop a new super premium vodka available exclusively across select countries in Asia. Broad Street Licensing Group, Playboy’s global licensing agency in spirits, brokered the deal. Launching in late 2013, Playboy

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YRF Expands Its Merchandise Venture Globally

Yash Raj Films Pvt. Ltd. (YRF), is India’s leading film studio, having created many of the country’s most popular and memorable theatrical films; classics such as Silsila, Kabhi Kabhie, Lamhe, DDLJ to more contemporary titles including Ek Tha Tiger, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, and its iconic Dhoom franchise which set benchmarks for action films. In recent years, YRF has expanded

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Knockout Licensing Serves Up More Downton Abbey™ Licensees

Bradford Exchange, Danbury Mint, and Kurt Adler Are Newest Downton Abbey Licensees NEW YORK (April 24, 2013) – Fans of the hit television series Downton Abbey™ will be pleased to learn that Knockout Licensing has signed a trio of licensees, each known for their fine collectible and heirloom-quality products. “These new Downton Abbey licensees all make beautiful products — great

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Hello Kitty Lands in Istanbul

Hello Kitty World to open in Istanbul on May 29, 2013 Hello Kitty has come to Istanbul to open her first concept store in the world, thanks to Sanrio and Peritozu Company which is investing US$15 Million in a 3000 sq. meter commercial area. Everything from motorcycles to bags, accessories, shoes, fashion products, diamonds, beddings and many other product offerings

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Rubie's Welcomes Managing Director of Licensing & Business Development

MELVILLE, NY (April 23, 2013) – Rubie’s Costume Company Inc. is proud to announce and welcome Stephen Stanley as the company’s new Managing Director of Licensing and Business Development. Stanley comes to Rubie’s with over 20 years of experience in the licensing industry, most recently as the Senior Vice President of Global Licensing at Jakks Pacific. He previously served as

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iCookbook™ Adds Sesame Street® Kid-Friendly Recipe Bundle

The top-rated recipe app from Publications International, Ltd. invites families in to the kitchen for some Silly Snacks with new downloadable recipes from Sesame Street®

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Mojang Appoints Jazwares™ as Minecraft Toy & Electronics Partner

Worldwide Deal to Bring Product to Market this Holiday Season Sunrise, FL – April 16, 2013 – Mojang, developer and publisher of the global video game sensation, Minecraft, formally announced Jazwares™, a leader in the licensed products marketplace, as a global partner for toys and electronics. Building from the core pillars of the brand, the worldwide agreement will pave the

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Knockout Licensing Unleashes Sub-Agents for International Expansion of BOO – The World’s Cutest Dog™

Sub-Agents Appointed in UK, France and Australia; Blueprint Collections, Global Licensing Are Newest UK Licensees NEW YORK (April 10, 2013) – Knockout Licensing Co-Presidents Tamra Knepfer and Carole Postal today announced the appointment of sub-agents in the United Kingdom, France and Australia to locally manage international licensing programs for Boo – The World’s Cutest Dog™, the adorable social media sensation

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