Monthly Archive: July 2014

Disney, Marvel Make Guardians Merchandise

Disney Consumer Products and Marvel Entertainment have collaborated on several products to promote the upcoming film Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, released this Friday.

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DreamWorks Animation Grows Senior Leadership Team As Brand Continues To Diversify

Prominent Entertainment Industry Vet Mark Zoradi Joins DreamWorks as Chief Operating Officer; Lew Coleman Assumes Role of Vice-Chairman; Ann Daly Elevated to President

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Skylanders Creates Premium Toy Line

The limited-edition Eon’s Elite action figures hail from the original Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure and have been carefully selected by Master Eon for displaying undaunted courage and commitment to defending all of Skylands

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DreamWorks Animation Introduces DreamPlace – A Revolutionary New Way To Celebrate The Holiday Shopping Season

GLENDALE, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — It’s a little known fact that Shrek, the curmudgeonly ogre best known for fiercely protecting his swamp, actually dedicates his Christmas vacation to helping families find Santa – but this year the secret is out!  DreamWorks Animation (Nasdaq: DWA), the global family entertainment brand best known for award-winning storytelling and industry-leading innovation, makes

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Discovery Renews Toys ‘R’ Us Contract

Discovery Consumer Products has renewed its longstanding direct-to-retail partnership with Toys R’ Us U.S. and Toys ‘R’ Us Australia. the new contract extends the 14-year partnership between Discovery and TRU through 2017.

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Nickelodeon and USAopoly Partner to Create Exclusive Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles-Themed MONOPOLY® Games

New York– July 24, 2014–Turtle fans of all ages can enjoy the Heros in a Half Shell in a whole new way with two original MONOPOLY games, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Edition and MONOPOLY: Teenage Mutant Turtles Collector’s Edition.Produced by USAopoly, under license from Hasbro, Inc., and in conjunction with Nickelodeon, both MONOPOLY games include unique custom features.  Launching fall

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Fisher-Price Launches New Thomas Strategy

Launch of the first-ever Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway catalog, e-commerce website and shops-in-shops; catalog, site and retail environments are all part of a new direct-to-consumer business model

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Fox to Build Theme Park in Korea

Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, Village Roadshow Theme Parks and the Governor of Korea’s Gyeongsangnam-do Province have signed a deal to develop Korea’s first international theme park and resort destination

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Luna Nameplate Industries Launches Licensed Products Through Fan Emblems

MELBOURNE, Australia (July 17, 2014) — Luna Nameplate Industries, a Melbourne, Australia based automotive component manufacturer has just launched a fantastic new range of licensed products through their Fan Emblems division. In a world first for Warner Bros and DC Comics, Fan Emblems are using their patented automotive badging system to bring a hot new range of officially licensed chrome

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Cartoon Network taps Christina Miller as new president and GM

Turner Broadcasting has named Christina Miller as its new president and general manager of Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang.

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