Monthly Archive: April 2016

Cartoon Network zone at Dubai’s IMG World of Adventures detailed

Details of a new Cartoon Network zone at Dubai’s popular tourist destination IMG Worlds of Adventure have finally been revealed.

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Snoopy Museum Opens in Tokyo

Snoopy Museum Tokyo, the first-ever satellite museum of the California-based Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, has opened in the Roppongi district of the city.

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CN Study Reveals Girls Smash Stereotypes

A U.K. survey of girls ages 7 to 15, conducted to mark the return of Cartoon Network’s “The Powerpuff Girls,” has revealed that girls are ignoring stereotypes and are tougher than ever before.

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Licensing Expo Dailies Deadline Nears

Companies that will be exhibiting at Licensing Expo 2016 are now invited to contribute to the exclusive License! Global Show Daily magazines by providing press releases or news items related to brand activity at the annual event. The Show Daily is distributed onsite each day of Licensing Expo to all attendees, retailers and exhibitors, and published online after the event.

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Mattel Teams for ‘Thomas’ Baby Range

Mattel has partnered with U.K.-based Rainbow Designs to launch a new baby and infant range inspired by “Thomas & Friends.”

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Boj Joins Metrostar Ahead of Visitor Attraction Launch

Pesky Productions, producer of the CBeebies hit Boj, has chosen Metrostar to represent him ahead of the launch of its forthcoming visitor attraction. Pesky has already signed licensing deals for amusement plush (SEGA), puzzles and craft kits (Paul Lamond Games), magazines (Redan, Kennedy, Immediate) and music (Demon Records). Metrostar will focus initially on retail plush, toys, apparel and book publishing.

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The Light Fund to republish The Licensing Phrase Book

Over the course of its 13 year history, the charity has set the long-term goal of raising the £1m total through numerous money-raising events, quizzes and challenges. The UK licensing industry’s charity organisation The Light Fund is setting out to raise £120,000 this year in its bid to hit the big £1 million target. Over the course of its 13

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DHX Media Unveils WildBrain

A world-leading Multi-Platform Kids Network that leverages digital expertise to monetize children’s content Halifax, NS – 25 April 2016 – DHX Media Ltd. (“DHX” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: DHXM; TSX: DHX.A, DHX.B), the world’s leading independent, pure-play kids’ content company, announces the unveiling of Wild Brain Family International Limited (“WildBrain”), a wholly owned subsidiary of DHX which has been an

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Brady Tops NFLPA Sales

Tom Brady has emerged from the 2015-16 season as the NFL Players Associations’ top performer in the arena of licensed merchandise sales.

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MAGIC Owner Buys More Fashion Events

UBM, the parent company of License! Global, Licensing Expo and MAGIC, has acquired Business Journals Inc., a producer of fashion trade shows in New York and Las Vegas, for $69 million in cash.

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