Monthly Archive: February 2014

ABC Licensing Appointed as New Maya the Bee Agent for Australia and New Zealand

BREDA, THE NETHERLANDS, 26th February 2014: Studio 100 International, part of the leading global family entertainment company Studio 100 Group, today announces the appointment of ABC Licensing as the licensing agent for global brand Maya the Bee in Australia and New Zealand. The deal will see the newly appointed agent focus on securing licensees for the expanded territories with special

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Merlin Entertainments and Dreamworks Animation Go ‘Ogre’ the Top with All New Immersive Entertainment Experience Shrek’s Far Far Away Adventure

POOLE, England and GLENDALE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Shrek’s swamp is coming across the pond! In a new collaboration, Merlin Entertainments has teamed up with DreamWorks Animation (Nasdaq: DWA) to create a unique themed visitor attraction based on Shrek and his friends. This landmark attraction, which will transport visitors through a live interactive adventure featuring Shrek, Fiona, Donkey, Puss

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Trump and Premium Brands Footwear Partner to Launch Trump-Branded Men’s Footwear in Mexico

February 24, 2014, NEW YORK, NY – The Trump Organization and Premium Brands Footwear (PBF) are thrilled to announce a new partnership to produce men’s dress and casual shoes under the Donald J. Trump Signature Collection brand for distribution in Mexico. This offering will complement the global expansion efforts of the brand into Mexico and Latin America. “We are delighted

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Audrey Diehl Promoted to Vice President of Animation Development at Nickelodeon

BURBANK, CA – Feb. 21, 2014 – Nickelodeon today announced that Audrey Diehl has been promoted to Vice President of Animation Development for Nickelodeon Group. The announcement was made by Jenna Boyd, Senior Vice President of Animation Development, Nickelodeon, to whom Diehl will report. In her new role, Diehl will provide creative guidance on development materials for the network’s new

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Allison Lort Joins Brandgenuity as Director of Business Development

New York, NY (February 2014) – Leading brand licensing agency, Brandgenuity LLC, announced today that Allison Lort has joined the agency as Director of Business Development. In her new position, Allison will focus on hard goods sales and prospecting for new partners across Brandgenuity’s portfolio of brands including A+E Networks (Duck Dynasty, Swamp People), MGM Studios (Robocop, Vikings, Pink Panther),

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Cartoon Network's Adventure Time Adds New Apparel & Accessories Partners

Softlines Program Builds on Existing Popularity with Seven New Partners Debuting Products This Year

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Planeta Junior to Represent the Rights of 'Nutri Ventures' for Most of Europe

Planeta Junior, a leading company in the production and distribution of audiovisual material for children and youth across Europe, expands its catalog of properties with ‘Nutri Ventures’, an animation series for children’s entertainment that promotes healthy eating habits. The company has the TV rights, licensing and merchandising for Spain, Italy, France, Greece, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovenia,

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Nickelodeon Introduces New Products in Activity Category at New York Toy Fair

New Product Lines from Cra-Z-Art, International Playthings and NSI

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Nickelodeon to Launch Dual-Language Preschool Learning Toys Featuring Dora the Explorer

Product Line Includes Electronic Learning Toys and Educational Games

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Nickelodeon and The Lego Group Build New, Action-Packed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures This Fall

NEW YORK – Feb. 19, 2014 – Nickelodeon and The LEGO Group, makers of the world’s leading construction toys, today announced the launch of six new construction sets inspired by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Joining the wildly successful 2013 line, the new assortment includes the Karai Bike Escape, Turtle Sub Undersea Chase, Mutation Chamber Unleashed, T-Rawket Sky Strike and

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